No one (leaving aside Donald Trump and his fantasies) thinks the road back to prosperity will be easy. The task will be daunting, whether it’s Trudeau or someone else carrying the prime minister’s mantle.
As with everything else, the virus raises questions about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s future and, beyond that, about how the wider national political scene will be transformed, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who came to power touting “sunny ways,” is now presiding over Canada in what can only be called the Year of Tragedy.
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Though many acknowledge Leslyn Lewis has demonstrated her political chops, her candidacy is still seen as a long shot in a race that some say will be driven by electability in the next general election.
'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.