Partner Christine McMillan was on Power and Politics tonight discussing why Democrats might be motivated to ratify the new NAFTA (the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement), the importance of asserting Canada’s position during VP Mike Pence’s visit to Ottawa, and the importance of using multiple measures to protect the environment.
"The government is on the wrong side of history. This is a discriminatory piece of legislation; and I think it represents the worst kind of politics."
Senior Consultant, Dan Moulton gave his take on Quebec's controversial Bill 21 last night on CBC's Power & Politics.
Senior Consultant, Dan Moulton discussing Brian Jean's potential return to politics. "Brian Jean and Maxime Bernier represent the same problem for united conservative parties in Canada... They represent a challenge for mainstream leaders or more mainstream leaders like Jason Kenney or Andrew Scheer in holding that coalition they have together."
National Practice Lead, Ginny Roth discusses the latest news in the SNC-Lavalin scandal: Jane Philpott's resignation from her role as Treasury Board President in Prime Minister Trudeau’s cabinet. "Celina Caesar-Chavannes, the MP for Whitby-Oshawa who said she's not running again and who's been pretty vocal in her support of these two cabinet ministers on Twitter said it very well, she said, 'Don't add women and expect the status quo.'"
“The Prime Minister had abundant opportunities today to clear up what he made very very muddy in his first scrum on the subject where he refused to directly say 'my office did not influence this process'.” National Practice Lead Ginny Roth discusses PM Trudeau's speech following Minister Wilson-Raybould's resignation and the SNC-Lavalin scandal on Power and Politics.
“You can talk about affordable housing and mean a lot of things. You can mean afforable housing for low-income people that's truly subsidized or you can talk about a single family house in Toronto which really is only accessible to the upper middle class,”. Senior Consultant Dan Moulton and National Practice Lead Ginny Roth discuss potential changes to mortgages in the upcoming federal budget.
“I actually don't know how she can stay in cabinet. This is a bombshell and it's the kind of thing that can take down a government.” National Practice Lead, Ginny Roth reacting to Globe and Mail report that PM Trudeau asked former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to stop the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin.