The Liberals would do well not to get too high on their horses and claim to be the most virtuous. Voters are not responding positively. A new non-accusatory narrative is needed, one that invites everyone to build a harmonious society. Build from the enormous positivity in our society, don’t be run by the negative.
Canadian Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez, pictured on the Hill on May 13, 2019, announced the particulars of the government's anti-racism policy last week and a program which includes funding to community groups to combat racism and the re-instatement of an Anti-Racism Secretariat to take the leadership in a federal and a federal-provincial approach to combating racism. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Multiculturalism was the panacea. Adopted in 1971, we thought things would just always get better and we would learn about and accept our differences and live happily ever after.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.