Bridging the gap between the general electorate and a Conservative base that has an aversion to actual society-wide incentives on climate change will be a test, no matter who winds up as leader.
Conservative Party leadership contenders Marilyn Gladu, left, Peter MacKay, middle, and Erin O’Toole, right, participated in a Feb. 8 event for party faithful in Halifax. It was an early manifestation of the very dicey situation Conservatives continue to face on issues like climate change, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and file photograph
OTTAWA—Here’s Peter MacKay’s take on Canada’s responsibility to help address the global climate change emergency:
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Opposition parties need enough lead time to pore over the legislation, to avoid a repeat of the late-night sitting that occurred when they were 'surprised' to learn that the government was seeking unlimited spending powers until December 2021, says Rachel Blaney.
Quebec authorities have assured the feds that public servants will be able to ‘move freely,’ so they can perform critical federal services, but one law professor says the move could be unconstitutional.
In a time of great uncertainty and anxiety, Dr. Theresa Tam has emerged as a 'compelling' figure who has an ability to deliver information without dramatizing the stakes. 'She gives us straightforward, evidence-based
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.