Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pulled the plug on Sunday, August 15, 2021, on his minority Liberal government, arguing that Canadians deserve a say on how to finish the fight against COVID-19 and build back the shattered economy.
A federal election campaign became all but imminent on Saturday, August 14, 2021, as the office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed plans to visit the Governor General in hopes of triggering a national vote.
Evidence that a federal election is on the horizon continued to mount on Saturday, August 14, 2021, as the Liberal party unveiled a series of campaign-style advertisements a day before the widely anticipated vote is expected to be called.
New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh unfurled a blueprint for the NDP campaign platform on Thursday, August 12, 2021, doubling down on affordability and economic populism as federal opposition leaders criss-cross the country ahead of an election race expected to kick off Sunday.
If the Conservatives want to win an election in the future instead of just continuing to reminisce about the ones they won in the past, they’re going to need to put Stephen Harper and his political legacy behind them for good, says columnist Max Fawcett.