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Minority Government's Life in Hazard Once Budget Presented to Commons

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Discussions regarding the longevity of Trudeau's minority government, and its potential downfall following the future release of the budgetary report.

Provocative Analysis of Canada's Problems

London, Ontario

A generally positive review on Desbarats's "Looking Forward in Anguish: Canada Lost, Canada Found". Craig praises Desbarats on his level of critical overview of the key points leading up to Canada's political environment during the…

Canada Lost, Canada Found

A negative review on Desbarats's polemic book "Canada Lost, Canada Found". Sheppard describes Desbarats's work as taking a rather cold and bitter analystical mindset whilst probing at the collective conscientiousness of Canadians at first, before…

A Declaration of Faith

Montreal, Quebec

A positive review on Desbarats's polemicist view on the national outlook of Canada. Zolf discusses the major points brought on through Desbarats's marshalled portrayal of the political situation within Canada - including the…

The Last Angry Man: In the Beginning They Were Five, Including Progessor Trudeau. Now There is One, Rene Levesque, Preparing for that One Final Battle

Toronto, Ontario

The magazine article profiles politician Rene Levesque and his political legacy. He was seen by a younger, less radical, more conservative, generation as part of an “ancient regime” but he still had some political tenacity left at…

Trudeau Takes a Crash Course in Politics

Vancouver, Bristish Columbia

As Desbarats explains, Trudeau’s rise to political power was extremely quick, therefore he did not have much political experience or a deep understanding of the way the Liberal party operated. Trudeau had since been…

Liberals Ready to Try Anything to Regain Power in the West

Vancouver, Bristish Columbia

The Liberal regional party conference in Vancouver was seen to potentially serve as a staring point for improved relations between the Liberal party and western Canada. Desbarats saw this as a risky move because it…

Lewis on 'Cloud Nine' He's Now Firm Leader with Tax 'Bum' Issue

Toronto, Ontario

"From the time the federal election was called The Star’s Ottawa editor, Peter Desbarats, has crossed the country several times with the political leaders. Throughout his travels, he kept a notebook on the campaign. A series of…

Trudeau: In Search of a Hot Issue

Ottawa, Ontario

Desbarats discusses the major campaign topics of the NDP, Liberal and Social Credit parties. In his interactions with citizens across the country, while following the campaign, he believed a liberal majority seemed probable. The…

Unique Canada' PM's Election Theme

Ottawa, Ontario

Discussed Pierre Trudeau’s election campaign, which stressed Canada’s uniqueness and superiority on the world stage. However, Desbarats believed this view may not be agreeable to Quebecers.