One week before the first Conservative national convention on Andrew Scheer’s leadership watch – and the last such gathering before the next federal election – one would not normally expect Conservative MPs to be debating each other on social media about whether to draw a line on Canada’s diversity. […]
A drop from 1.5 per cent to 1.4 per cent set for 2020 had the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) celebrating new agreements between the federal government and major payments brands announced last week.
This is the time in the life of a majority government when minds usually turn to the drafting of a final throne speech. For a ruling party going into its last year before a general election, the occasion is an opportunity to try to articulate an auspicious ballot-box question but also, if need be, to ditch legislative baggage not wanted on the electoral voyage. […]