And her success or failure could determine the fate of this minority government.
Chrystia Freeland, pictured with her son, Ivan, at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Nov. 20, 2019, before being sworn in Canada's new intergovernmental affairs minister and deputy prime minister. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland may have just bitten off more than she can chew.
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But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.
'It is a weird irony that integration is being isolated this way,' says Anita Singh, while others say there’s an opportunity for the diversity, inclusion, and youth file to play a larger role in government.