These days, all bumpy roads lead to Donald Trump. And so it is with Justin Trudeau’s latest image problem.
When Justin Trudeau was asked about the death of George Floyd, Donald Trump’s threat of military force to quell protests on the streets of the U.S., and brutal force against peaceful protesters, he fell silent for 21 seconds. Mr. Trudeau has forgotten something very basic. The office never sanctifies the man. And when it comes to civil and human rights, you must stand up without thinking about your self-interest, or how powerful your adversary may be, writes Michael Harris. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade & Flickr
HALIFAX—With his often masterful handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, Justin Trudeau seemed well on the road to refurbishing his image as prime minister.
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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.