The Trudeau Ethos: What a year in office says about his administration

By Richard Forbes. It was a year ago this week: Justin Trudeau, smiling blissfully, walks through the kitchen of the opulent Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal. His victory speech is just minutes away now but first he's to receive his first (and most intimate) of the night's many standing ovations: the kitchen crew, forming lines … Continue reading The Trudeau Ethos: What a year in office says about his administration

Signs of a changing parliament

By Richard Forbes. Featured Image via Neil Robertson. As Democratic Institutions Maryam Monsef took her seat in the House of Commons, having just risen in defense of the government, the unexpected happened: Silence fell over the ranks. The minister sat without the Liberal caucus cheering, clapping, jeering, banging, dancing, hallooing, or any of the other juvenile … Continue reading Signs of a changing parliament