Politics This Morning: Trudeau’s in Burnaby and Surrey; Scheer’s in Thorold, Cambridge, and London; Singh’s in Winnipeg and Burnaby; May’s in Sackville and Halifax; Bernier’s in Toronto and Bruce Grey-Owen Sound
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Sept. 23, 2019, was in Hamilton, Stoney Creek, and Niagara Falls, Ont., yesterday, and will be in Burnaby and Surrey, B.C., today. Photograph courtesy of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Twitter handle
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'You don't stop trying to find ways of resolving differences in opinion, but I do think in this day and age you need a whole range of ways of expressing concern and trying to move opinion,' says Bob Rae.
Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez dodged questions if the government was responsible for setting the stage for a stand-off that could trigger an election, saying the question should be asked of the Conservatives.
Global Brief magazine editor Irvin Studin says politicians and policy-makers' thinking is 'too small, it’s too linear, it’s too path dependent, and it looks increasingly absurd as these systemic crises.'
Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux says he's found it 'much more difficult to get information out of the minister’s officer' since Parliament returned with Chrystia Freeland in charge of the nation's finances.