Even the most hardened egoists or masochists find it harder to see reward in political life. It is almost as if politics has become a virtual-reality version of video games like Mortal Kombat.
Jean Charest, left, Rona Ambrose, and Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre have all bowed out of the Conservative leadership race. It is important to dive deeper into why it is often easier to say 'no' to getting into politics at any level, rather than 'yes,' writes Tim Powers. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Why are some good potential candidates stepping away from the Conservative leadership race?
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Just over $48.5-million was added to the Privy Council Office’s budget for 'communications and marketing (COVID-19)' in the most recent round of supplementary estimates, which were passed by Parliament on June 17.
The PMO declined to provide a specific breakdown of self-identified Black staffers among cabinet offices when asked, but says it plans to circulate further voluntary surveys to better understand its staff ‘later this sum