'Anything is an improvement over what's going on right now,' says Liberal MP John McKay, who was parliamentary secretary to the defence minister from 2015 to 2017.
Plus, Maher's band Lowertown Riffraff dazzles crowd at South Block Whiskey Bar on Sparks Street, and former Hill scribe Dan Dugas to retire from public service.
An authoritarian reflex has yet to make itself felt in Canada as it has south of the border and in Europe.
The U.S. chair of the House Agricultural Committee says he thinks the USMCA will be brought to the floor for a vote by the end of year.
Plus, MPs counter Don Cherry's 'you people' comments, and the PM's national security and intelligence adviser, Greta Bossenmaier, retires from public service.
Plus, Maryam Monsef and Matt DeCourcey get engaged, and Andrew Coyne joins The Globe and Mail.
Plus, Don Martin has announced that he will host his last edition of CTV's Power Play on Dec. 20, after almost a decade at the show's helm.
'This is a moment where Canada could potentially get ambitious in its international affairs,' says Canadian International Council president Ben Rowswell.