Team Trudeau have decided they have less to fear from the NDP profiting from the Liberal shift to the right, than from disgruntled Ontario Tories getting out in big numbers to vote against them.
Canada-EU free trade deal
When it comes to trade and investment deals, the facts mean nothing. The federal government makes its own "reality" by crafting "facts" to fit its policy objectives.
Pretending that everything is OK, only listening to advice from those who clearly stand to benefit from the Canada-EU deal -- that is one of the elements behind Trump's rise.
By standing firm under incredible pressure, the regional government of Wallonia gave a voice to millions of citizens who feel the Canada-EU trade deal fails to represent their interests.
It's as if the Liberal cabinet was frolicking along among its doting public when an explosion went off at close range, rattling their hearing.
The Canada-EU trade agreement has met its Waterloo in Wallonia. Turns out CETA, which the Harper regime said was a done deal, may indeed be done.
Given the Canada-EU trade deal was "approved in principle" in October 2013, one might wonder what has happened to the agreement 14 months after negotiations on it were completed.
The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) would worsen climate change.
The number of vultures circling the most lucrative public service plum in the firmaments is truly scary. Equally frightening are the consequences for retirement if public health care is eliminated.
While universal pharmacare makes sense, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) does not.