New Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau scrums with reporters after first Question Period as leader April 15, 2013.
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Politics Today – April 21, 2013


On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda focused on Canada’s focuses on the return of parliamentarians to the House of Commons, and looks at the impact on the future, of last weekend’s policy convention of the New Democratic Party (NDP) which is now the Official Opposition. He also examines the impact of the election of a new leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau.

Based on the first few days, it appears the two parties may battle as much with each other, as with the ruling Conservatives of Prime Minister Stephen Harper.


More information:
Left of centre Official Opposition NDP convention prepares road for 2015 election (audio) – here
Justin Trudeau, son of former PM, elected leader of Liberal Party of Canada – here
Official Opposition wants to stop ratification Canada-China FIPPA trade agreement – here

Other links:
Government’s First Nations matrimonial rights legislation part of bigger plans (audio) – here

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