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.
Pollster Nik Nanos says Ontario Premier Doug Ford's support is 'very important' to Andrew Scheer's Conservatives, but also says Mr. Scheer has to ensure his personal brand is not 'subsumed by Doug Ford.'
Canada can be a ‘guiding light’ of civility for the U.S. in tackling tough issues, says former U.S. ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, who blamed the White House's divisive rhetoric as the primary cause of recent violent
Borys Wrzenewskyj has endorsed former Ontario Liberal MPP Yvan Baker for the federal Liberal nomination in Etobicoke Centre, and Conservatives have already nominated former MP Ted Opitz as their candidate for 2019.
But Rachel Curran, a senior political aide to former prime minister Stephen Harper says the Conservatives campaigned on the promise in the 2011 election that the Afghanistan mission would ‘begin winding down' the same year.
Coalition Avenir Quebec's majority government victory on Oct. 1 follows Doug Ford's Ontario Progressive Conservative victory in June. Meanwhile, Progressive Conservatives may form government in New Brunswick while Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party in Alberta are polling high.
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