Lawyer Andrew Kania served as a senior campaign aide to Stéphane Dion’s successful leadership campaign in 2006, and Michael Ignatieff’s in 2008.
Pollster Nik Nanos says he expects protesters will try to disrupt Liberal campaign events during this year’s election campaign and will try to knock Prime Minister Justin Trudeau off his game.
The Liberals could lose between ‘six to 11 seats’ of the 32 in the four Atlantic provinces: Prof. Donald Savoie.
In an election-style speech, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau steered clear of comments anticipating a nasty electoral showdown, saying he would 'offer that hopeful vision of Canada' in the face of political turmoil around the world over economic anxieties.
Businessman Azim Rizvee says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party preferred to have Olympic champion Adam van Koeverden as their candidate, and forced him to withdraw from the nomination contest.
But Liberal Party spokesman Braeden Caley denies election readiness is being affected because the national campaign committee has not been appointed yet.
About 700 staffers, including PMO principal secretary Gerald Butts and chief of staff Katie Telford, attended the sexual harassment training sessions on the Hill last week.
Women’s rights advocate Julie Lalonde is conducting a mandatory training session on sexual harassment Wednesday on the Hill.