I never was much of a tweeter until earlier this year, when another columnist accused me of taking my marching orders from the Prime Minister’s Office. The attacks were in the Twittersphere, so I decided to fight fire with fire. Like everyone, I am anxiously awaiting the Monday's election outcome. And on Monday evening, I am taking a break from that vicious medium, Twitter.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on Oct. 11, 2019, at a rally in Ottawa. There is something to be said for a Westminster system that has functioned for more than 400 years. Successful Parliaments are not about doing politics differently, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
OTTAWA—Goodbye Twitter! I can’t wait until this election is over.
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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.'