Canada’s main federal parties are going to find fundraising to be an extremely difficult challenge next year.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. In addition to worrying about how they can change the world, Canada’s federal parties might also have to worry about how they will pay the rent, writes Gerry Nicholls. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—According to an old military adage, “amateurs talk strategy, professionals talk logistics.”
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'I think the issue with racialized people not returning to work is more about whether or not they’re going to be hired,' says Arjumand Siddiqi, who holds the Canada Research chair in population health equity.
'If the 10 MPs are articulating the position for Nova Scotia, I would like to think the government would consider that as a strong indicator of what's happening on the ground,' says Liberal MP Darrell Samson says.
House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.