Yes, our one-time super-sensitive, super-empathetic, touchy feely prime minister is officially now a tough guy. We see evidence of this transformation all over the place.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured April 2, 2019, at the Liberal caucus where he announced the expulsion of Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from the Grit caucus. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—In case you haven’t noticed it, over the past few months Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has undergone a radical image makeover.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
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