Plus, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was booted out of the House during the debate on the estimates for refusing to apologize after calling Bloc MP Alain Therrien a racist over his opposition to a motion on the RCMP.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured June 16, says a fiscal snapshot will be released July 8, when the House returns briefly as part of an agreement the government negotiated with the NDP. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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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.