Growing economic anxiety powers populism, begets anger and cynicism and has people searching for answers on what are usually seen as the extremes of policy.
Party supporters gather outside the Canadian Museum of History ahead of the French-language leaders’ debate on Oct. 10. Canada is generating intense political fault lines that this election is unlikely to assuage, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Over five or six weeks of campaigning, most federal elections clarify themselves, providing a narrative, a key issue, or a consensus that shapes and defines the outcome on voting day.
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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.'