Tory growth appears to be slowing. Canadians are asking about Andrew Scheer’s right-wing alliance with Doug Ford and Jason Kenney. That leaves an opening for the Liberals.
According to CBC, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to be tagged for the defeat of New Democratic premiers in Alberta and Manitoba, both of whom lost to the Tories, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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'The government has heard Canadians’ concerns that the world is increasingly uncertain, and that the economy is changing,' the Throne Speech read. 'And in this context, regional needs and differences really matter.'
But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.