Pierre Elliott Trudeau

“Justin Trudeau would loosen PMO control, reverse trend started by father” (CBC News)

CBC News: Justin Trudeau says he would loosen the tight grip the Prime Minister’s Office has come to have on government, reversing a trend he admits began with his father, the former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. “Well, one of…

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“Stephen Harper would quit as PM even if party loses by a seat” (CBC News)

CBC News: Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says he will cease to be prime minister if his party comes a close second in the Oct. 19 election, signalling he will not resort to any procedural tactics to remain in power. In a wide-ranging…


“NDP wave in Quebec still surging” (CBC News)

Michelle Gagnon (CBC News): One month into the campaign and more than one to go, it’s clear Quebec’s Orange Wave was no fluke. No, the NDP’s 2011 sweep of the province was what Quebecers wanted….


“Why does Trudeau play the sovereignty card?” (The Globe and Mail)

Antonia Maioni (The Globe and Mail): As we entered into this election campaign, the main issues of contention seemed to be stability, security and the Senate. And yet sovereignty may also play a role, and…