Justice Minister Peter MacKay went on a tirade against Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau Thursday after hearing the Liberal leader had discussed legalizing marijuana in front of elementary school children in Brandon, Man.
An admission that he had a degree of admiration for China's method of governance had Justin Trudeau deflecting a volley of attacks through the weekend, but some suggested the Liberal leader's comments carried little to be aghast at.
A Justin Trudeau event that promises “cocktails” and “candid conversation” got some pretty candid feedback, with women from across the political spectrum decrying the invitation’s language as sexist, stupid and demeaning to women.
Justin Trudeau has identified what's ailing the middle class, but he won't be rushed into offering any prescriptions. The Liberal leader said Wednesday that details of his economic policies will have to wait until the party unveils its platform for the 2015 election.
Justin Trudeau's willingness to confess his past proclivity for puffing pot is part of a deliberate strategy to brand the Liberal leader as a different kind of politician - one who's open and transparent to a fault, even when it might be more politic to dissemble.
Justice Minister Peter MacKay says Justin Trudeau’s credibility is “up in smoke” after the federal Liberal Party leader admitted smoking marijuana around the time he voted in the House to increase penalties for pot possession.