Populist forces have not found home to roost in Canada, report says
By Beatrice Paez May. 7, 2019
If a populist waves comes to Canada, 'it will have more to do with how elites are approaching the issue than an organic change in public opinion,' says Mike Morden, research director at Samara Canada.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured at a presser on April 2, 2019, said in a talk hosted by the Global Centre for Pluralism that economic insecurity faced by the middle class gives rise to a divisive brand of populism. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
Canadians may not be immune from being swayed by populist rhetoric, but the level of political discontent isn’t high enough to suggest a revolt is afoot in Canada, according to a new report.
People. Policy. Politics. This is an exclusive subscriber-only story.
The Liberals will be under attack from all sides in the next election campaign, but Liberals say they have a good story to tell and some say they need to sharpen up their communications strategy before it's too late.