It is a political rule of thumb that defeated incumbents tend to drown their sorrows in money and it turns out the federal Conservatives are no exception.
At $5 million, the spending limit imposed on each of the candidates who will vie to replace Stephen Harper between now and next spring is more than five times higher than the maximum allowed for the leadership contest that resulted in Justin Trudeau’s election. […]
Much of the political and national conversation on the Trudeau government’s ambitious Syrian refugee program has revolved around targets and timelines. But that has obscured a larger truth.
As the country’s 10,000th Syrian refugee arrives in Canada this week, the toughest part of this project for the Liberal government lies ahead. […]
Because this is Canada, the backlash begins in the most polite of fashions.
But make no mistake, a backlash against Justin Trudeau’s plan to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to this country is taking root and seems certain to build. […]