At the six-month mark before the federal election, it presented a study in contrasts at the annual legislative conference of Canada’s Building Trades Unions.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer all appeared before the building trades unions from across Canada last week, a rare event when all three leaders show up at the same event on the same day, writes Andrew Cardozo. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—It was a showcase of the titans, at least three of them.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'