Champagne entering the territory of a narcissistic megalomaniac’s America, hopefully in its twilight
November 25, 2019
In this absurd place, and until the darkness lifts, rolling over for a tyrant is the only sin.
One of the more daunting tasks has fallen to François-Philippe Champagne, pictured. That’s because Canada’s new foreign affairs minister has to deal with the Mad King of Queens, U.S. President Donald J. Trump. The Hill Times photograhs by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—None of Justin Trudeau’s 36 cabinet ministers will inherit a bed of roses.
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'At least at this stage, it's better to work the backrooms, work the players that have some influence with the White House, and try to ensure that such a threat doesn't become a reality,' says Canada-U.S. group co-chair.
'We do not celebrate the existence of this country in the same way other people do, because we think that the existence of this country came at a price to our ancestors and to us,' says Senator Murray Sinclair.
'Peter MacKay has a proven track record of uniting Conservatives, and that's precisely what he's doing in the leadership campaign. And that's what he'll do if he's elected as leader,' says Conservative MP Michael Cooper.
A spokesperson for the heritage minister says 'we are currently looking at models adopted in other countries on appropriate remuneration of news content and will come back with new propositions in due course.'