The Liberal and Conservative 2019 campaign slogans are out. There is some underlying mean-spiritedness in both. So let’s parse them a bit.
Unlike the Trudeau Liberals' grammatically inept slogan—"Choose Forward"—the Scheer Conservatives' catchline, "It is time for you to get ahead," at least has subject, object, and verb, the basics of any sentence structure, writes Andrew Caddell. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
KAMOURASKA, QUE.—Choose Forward. It is time for you to get ahead.
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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.