The book launch guarantees that Jody Wilson-Raybould's story will dominate the news, ensuring the Liberals receive more criticism for their faulty handling of the file.
Former justice minister and attorney general of Canada Jody Wilson Raybould, pictured Feb. 27, 2019, testifying before the House Justice Committee, will be releasing her book in September. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—In the heat of the SNC-Lavalin controversy, the government was slammed for claiming jobs may be at stake.
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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.