It took Justin Trudeau more than 12 hours to issue a definitive statement on U.S. President Donald Trump’s surprise missile strikes on the Syrian regime, but in the end he made a black-and-white choice.
Gender parity was the hands-down winner of Monday’s five federal byelections. The Conservative brand was a close second, but not necessarily for reasons related to the continuing federal leadership campaign.
Sometimes to kill time in Ottawa, a few of us old-timers like to speculate about whatever happened to the Naylor report.
“Whatever happened to the Naylor report?” Tex will ask, or maybe it’s Mitch. […]
One of the best little rules in Ottawa requires that public opinion research done for the government be made public after it is submitted.
When you know what the feds are polling on, it’s a pretty good proxy for knowing what they’re planning. […]
Is Dion the best pitchman for Canada-U.S. affairs? A connected Freeland gets a second look
Count back from known events. Late this month the Trudeau cabinet will hold a two-day retreat outside Ottawa. The last time the prime minister summoned his colleagues for one of these occasional getaways, in Sudbury at the end of August, he gave a few ministers new jobs and shook up the committees that organize their work. […]