Rather than airing TV ads featuring Andrew Scheer talking to the camera for 30 seconds about his plan to cut taxes, the Conservatives should run TV ads attacking Trudeau for his plan to raise taxes. In short, if they can’t upgrade Scheer’s persona, they can at least downgrade Justin Trudeau’s.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer. The current federal election isn’t really about pitting political parties or ideologies against each other, it’s more of a one-on-one contest between party champions, i.e., between Mr. Scheer and Mr. Trudeau, writes Gerry Nicholls. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—For better or worse, electoral politics in Canada has evolved into a leader-centric form of political combat.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'