Posts Tagged: Trudeau

Warm Front Brings “Sunny Ways” to Ottawa

A new era of Canadian federal politics unfolded in Ottawa and across the country with the swearing in on November 4, 2015 of a second Trudeau Liberal government. Since election day, changes in tone, intent and leadership have been nothing less than groundbreaking.  While media and political pundits covering events called November 4 a day of “firsts,” Canadians also seemed to agree that something remarkable had occurred, culminating in a very different political atmosphere that has successfully engaged us like…

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My Post-Election Perspective

Well, it’s all over but the shouting.  The longest election in Canadian campaign history ended with a triumphant Liberal sweep and a significant defeat for the Harper Conservatives.  The NDP also took a drubbing because it appears that when Thomas Mulcair turned right, Justin Trudeau went left and the rest, they say, is history.  The Green Party ran excellent candidates in BC but suffered from two important factors:  May was shut out of the English language debate and it appears…

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