Plus, Jody Wilson-Raybould to publish memoir ahead of election, and former Ontario cabinet minister David Caplan dies at 54.
Aaron Wherry's Promise and Peril: Justin Trudeau in Power will be published on Aug. 20, and John Ivison's Trudeau: The Education of a Prime Minister will have a launch party on Aug. 7. Book cover images courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers and McClelland and Stewart
As political leaders release memoirs ahead of the next federal election, two Hill reporters’ books on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will also be hitting the bookstores.
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'If the 10 MPs are articulating the position for Nova Scotia, I would like to think the government would consider that as a strong indicator of what's happening on the ground,' says Liberal MP Darrell Samson says.
House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.
As the epidemic reshapes everything, it’s time for the country to put aside traditional convictions and economic frameworks and try to pull together to build a future better suited to a changing, endangered world.
Furey’s greatest challenge will not be enthusiasm or passion, but rather the provincial political system that has rarely rewarded disruption and provides benefits for ward keepers who do not shake things up.