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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'The core operating ideal within ... Ottawa is evidence-based policymaking and there are clearly other jurisdictions out there besides the U.S. that have done a better job in containing [the virus],' says Eric Miller.
Small Business Minister Mary Ng says the extent of her interactions with the organization was limited to that initial pitch, and did not extend to the since-cancelled contract for the student-grant program.
Cherie Wong of the Alliance Canada Hong Kong says Canada’s intelligence and police agencies appear to be ill-equipped to respond to the 'malicious and sophisticated' ways in which Beijing allegedly suppresses criticism.