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 'biggest point of concern right now' is 'making sure that we keep those shipments of fresh vegetables and other commodities rolling in by truck across the border, truck or train,' says John Manley.
The number of lobbying files connected to COVID-19 has exploded in the last week, with 90 registrations for 55 organizations outlining plans to push federal officials on issues ranging from policy to funding.
In Canada, separate projects are underway that would combine phone location data with positive COVID-19 diagnoses to notify individuals about potential exposure in what their creators say are privacy-friendly ways.