'They’ll probably disregard a lot, and, say, ‘Well, that was Andrew, I’m a different person, and I won’t have the same challenges that he had. My approach will be different,' says Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie of the yet-to-be-elected party leader.
Now that Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured on Dec. 5, has resigned, a post-mortem report by former cabinet minister John Baird may not be 'as relevant,' says Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
A post-mortem report on the Conservatives’ election performance, now in the hands of the party, may be “disregarded” as “not as relevant” by its new leader, says one Conservative MP.
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'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.
As the epidemic reshapes everything, it’s time for the country to put aside traditional convictions and economic frameworks and try to pull together to build a future better suited to a changing, endangered world.
Furey’s greatest challenge will not be enthusiasm or passion, but rather the provincial political system that has rarely rewarded disruption and provides benefits for ward keepers who do not shake things up.