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If Conservatives truly wish to honor the legacy of Stephen Harper, they should stand firmly behind Jean Charest, pictured together in 2009, write Christian Paradis and Ross O'Connor. The Hill Times file photograph
If Conservatives truly wish to honor the legacy of Stephen Harper, they should stand firmly behind Jean Charest, pictured together in 2009, write Christian Paradis and Ross O'Connor. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | May 31, 2021
Pierre Elliott Trudeau always made it a point of honour to refuse Quebec any special status in the Canadian Confederation. However, Justin Trudeau shocked the intelligentsia when he said the amendments were legitimate, writes Ross O’Connor. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | May 31, 2021
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | May 31, 2021
Pierre Elliott Trudeau always made it a point of honour to refuse Quebec any special status in the Canadian Confederation. However, Justin Trudeau shocked the intelligentsia when he said the amendments were legitimate, writes Ross O’Connor. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | December 2, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could be presented with a mighty dilemma: acquiesce to Joe Biden’s request or turn him down to save 3,000 jobs in a province he needs to win if he is to remain prime minister. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | December 2, 2020
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | December 2, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could be presented with a mighty dilemma: acquiesce to Joe Biden’s request or turn him down to save 3,000 jobs in a province he needs to win if he is to remain prime minister. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | November 11, 2020
Former U.S. vice-president Joe Biden is pictured with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a December 2016 event in Ottawa. As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares for an incoming Joe Biden administration, he has the benefit of continuing a relationship with pre-established trust, perhaps being the most important element of a healthy relationship with Washington, D.C. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | November 11, 2020
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | November 11, 2020
Former U.S. vice-president Joe Biden is pictured with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a December 2016 event in Ottawa. As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares for an incoming Joe Biden administration, he has the benefit of continuing a relationship with pre-established trust, perhaps being the most important element of a healthy relationship with Washington, D.C. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | October 19, 2020
Justin Trudeau’s adroit handling of the Canada-U.S. relationship has been his greatest foreign policy success as prime minister, but his handling of the upcoming U.S. elections may be his greatest test yet, writes Ross O’Connor. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | October 19, 2020
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | October 19, 2020
Justin Trudeau’s adroit handling of the Canada-U.S. relationship has been his greatest foreign policy success as prime minister, but his handling of the upcoming U.S. elections may be his greatest test yet, writes Ross O’Connor. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | September 28, 2020
Years from now, the prime minister’s decision to reset the government agenda by proroguing Parliament and not calling an election might haunt him as the moment he started an avoidable countdown to a premature political death, writes Ross O’Connor. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | September 28, 2020
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | September 28, 2020
Years from now, the prime minister’s decision to reset the government agenda by proroguing Parliament and not calling an election might haunt him as the moment he started an avoidable countdown to a premature political death, writes Ross O’Connor. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | September 10, 2020
With Bill Morneau now gone, it means one less adult at the cabinet table, leaving Justin Trudeau with dwindling adult supervision, writes Ross O’Connor. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | September 10, 2020
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | September 10, 2020
With Bill Morneau now gone, it means one less adult at the cabinet table, leaving Justin Trudeau with dwindling adult supervision, writes Ross O’Connor. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | August 26, 2020
Contrary to the popular phrase evoked by Canadian politicians, the world does not need more Canada—but the U.S. might, writes Ross O’Connor. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | August 26, 2020
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | August 26, 2020
Contrary to the popular phrase evoked by Canadian politicians, the world does not need more Canada—but the U.S. might, writes Ross O’Connor. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | July 8, 2020
Revellers attend a St-Jean-Baptiste Day show at the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City in 2015. One suspects that the current separatist wave in Alberta is less about initiating divorce proceedings in good faith and more of a temper tantrum fuelled by Quebec envy, writes Ross O’Connor. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/fetenationale
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | July 8, 2020
Opinion | BY ROSS O’CONNOR | July 8, 2020
Revellers attend a St-Jean-Baptiste Day show at the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City in 2015. One suspects that the current separatist wave in Alberta is less about initiating divorce proceedings in good faith and more of a temper tantrum fuelled by Quebec envy, writes Ross O’Connor. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/fetenationale