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The two major national parties in Canada are the Liberals and the Conservatives. The third national party is called "The New Democratic Party" or NDP. The party has just selected this guy, Jagmeet Singh as their leader ... Jagmeet Singh wins NDP leadership race on first ballot He will become the first Sikh to lead a national party. Singh attracted some national and international attention for how he dealt with a finger-wagging heckler at one of his leadership campaign meetings last month. A video went viral and most likely contributed to his win ... Of course, no
Bloomberg has a short Trump-whisperer item on the President's supposed impatience with negotiations to "update" the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump’s Impatience Emerging as Biggest Threat to Nafta Agreement Some of you may have read the earlier report in which he instructs General Kelly that he "wants tariffs" ... while his weepy loser staff won't bring him tariffs. That report could be 100% shit, and since said tariffs were to be imposed on China, not perhaps pertinent. The Bloomberg story could be shit too, yet the President has been clear since the campaign that NA
The next Canadian federal election is slated for this October 19 -- a shorter season than in America, and different also in that the current Parliament still rules until the arcane machinery of 'the dropping of the writ," which dissolves Parliament and signals the big official campaign. Our Prime Minister will initiate the dropping of the writ in mid-September. As with the polling of GOP and Democratic contenders for your 2016 primary elections, we rely on today's polls at our peril. But I thought I would highlight the latest opinion from the analytic site ThreeHundredEight.com. In a nutshel