Plus, Grassy Narrows Chief Rudy Turtle to run on the NDP ticket, and Ottawa-area Tory candidate Mike Lalonde drops out of election citing health concerns.
Liberal MP Mona Fortier, left, joined comedian Tom Green, and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, right, at a July 27 picnic of likeminded Ottawans who oppose the Château Laurier expansion. Photograph courtesy of Jean-Marc Carisse
Ottawa-born comedian Tom Green’s sunset picnic beside the Château Laurier in Major’s Hill Park drew an estimated 300 people on July 27, based on media reports.
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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.