Changes made because perceived threat to Canadian jobs ‘cuts to the heart’ of the Tories’ middle-class support, says pollster Nik Nanos. Others say it’s not that simple.
Embassy asked all the candidates to submit a list of their key foreign policy priorities and experience. As Liberals near the final days of voting for their new leader, here are the candidates’ responses.
Department making contingency plans to take them if UN asks.
The Harper government will crack down on tax cheats, absorb CIDA into DFAIT, and start an international education strategy.
Advertising push was cut short, less than 20 per cent of earmarked funds spent.
‘He has bluffed from the very beginning. I think he’s been caught out, which is why it seems that what we’re saying, which is the truth, is getting under his skin.’
Targets region that is source of many asylum claims.
As the Harper government approaches the mid-point of its expected mandate, Embassy evaluates the performance of key ministers with international portfolios.
‘Over time, there have been changes, but never so many, so fast:’ Policy analyst.