'With all the turmoil in the government over the past week, there's not been any dialogue at all with opposition parties,' says NDP House Leader Peter Julian.
'Canada does have to retaliate against U.S. products, just as a matter of principle, however retaliation is not going to move the needle on this,' says U.S. trade lawyer Daniel Ujczo.
Plus, New Brunswick election set for September in first test of Canadian pandemic voting, and Chantal Chastenay named Canada’s point person in Beirut.
'The core operating ideal within ... Ottawa is evidence-based policymaking and there are clearly other jurisdictions out there besides the U.S. that have done a better job in containing [the virus],' says Eric Miller.
Plus, Ottawa Police investigating ugly incident outside Catherine McKenna’s community office, and the International Human Rights Subcommittee to meet to draft news release on Uyghur crisis.
Canada's export growth with China declined by 16 per cent in 2019 and growth in exports to the United States slowed to 2.5 per cent.
Plus, former Grit MP Ted Hsu wants to run for provincial office, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being urged to do ‘so much more’ in the fight for nuclear disarmament.
The threat to recruiting posed by the bad press and reputational damage DND has suffered as a result of anti-Black racism amounts to a threat to national security, says Richard Sharpe.