Rest assured: Justin Trudeau, campaign mode, is still operational. Thirty-six hours after sombrely chewing the scenery while announcing Canada’s new anti-ISIL mission, the prime minister strode into Whitby’s Zingers Bar and Grill, flanked by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Elizabeth Roy, her candidate in Thursday’s Whitby-Oshawa byelection, and set the crowd afire with some of his patented feel-goodery. 738 more words
Navdeep Bains spent most mornings during the federal election campaign at his local GO Transit station in Mississauga, Ont., handing out flyers that read: “Tired of your long commute?” 848 more words
In the debate over Quebec’s married-name law, inconvenient words do not apparently carry their true meaning. Such is the impression one gets from reading Quebec lawyer Marie-Hélène Dubé’s… 623 more words
A major decision confronts the Trudeau government. Unfortunately, it could combine two economic blunders into a large political one.
Ottawa has been approached with urgent requests to help Alberta weather the oil-price-driven economic downturn and to subsidize Quebec aerospace firm Bombardier Inc., whose business needs were cited by Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion as a reason to brush aside human rights concerns and normalize relations with Iran. 709 more words
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s revamped military mission in Iraq — because he wears it now, for good or ill — is neither cowardly appeasement, as the Conservatives allege, or a perilous escalation, as New Democrats would have you believe. 830 more words