• Ethics, exports and nuclear threats: how federal politics mattered this week

    9 monthes ago - By National Post

    OTTAWA - The week in political rhetoric was a study in contrasts.
    Donald Trump lit fires of dissent across his country and around the world with inflammatory comments about Haitians and Africans. Justin Trudeau put out fires in Atlantic Canada and Ontario, taking the public's questions on all and sundry - and empathizing with almost everyone except the odd protester or two who showed up at his town-hall meetings.
    Whether either style of engagement led the leaders to gain or lose political points is a longer-term question.
    Beyond the noise, there were concrete developments in how Canadian...
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