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.
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While the conditions for Liberal longevity might not have been ripe, Liberal strategist Charles Bird says late former prime minister John Turner came to the leadership when 'he was already something of a living legend.'
'Writing this book has brought me close to Canadians and the wonder of our national diversity. This prize is the icing on the amazing cake that has been my life': former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin.
If Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidency, he will be constrained in the use of unilateral tariffs, say experts, while Donald Trump's re-election may leave Canada once again targeted by national security tariffs.