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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Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.