Decisions by Jean Charest and Rona Ambrose to stay out of the Conservative leadership race were met with huge sighs of relief on more than one front.
The immediate beneficiary of Jean Charest and Rona Ambrose not running for the leadership was Peter MacKay, pictured on the Hill in June 2014, who now leaps to the position of frontrunner amongst progressives in the party, writes Sheila Copps.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau dodged a couple of political bullets last week.
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