Justin Trudeau still thinks he’s running against Stephen Harper

By Jonathon Van Maren So last Saturday, the Liberals held their convention, with the apparent highlight being a speech by Justin Trudeau described by various news outlets as “stinging” and “blistering” in its criticism of Andrew Scheer and the Conservative Party. Here’s how Global News described the speech: Justin Trudeau unleashed a blistering attack on Andrew Scheer and…

Here are the latest casualties of Justin Trudeau’s “abortion attestation”

By Jonathon Van Maren As I noted last week, the number of organizations hurting from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent demand that applicants to the Canada Summer Jobs Program sign off on an “abortion attestation” affirming their support for a variety of progressive projects is continuing to grow. Last year, 126 organizations were rejected—so far…

Trudeau Liberals punish MP who stood up for his constituents on Canada Summer Jobs attestation

By Jonathon Van Maren In public, the Liberals are trying to blunt the fallout from their “abortion attestation” in the application requirements for the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Employment Minister Patty Hadju essentially admitted that the attestation, which she and Trudeau have defended in the face of nearly universal backlash, was problematic when she promised…