An analysis of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s daily itineraries by journalist Glen McGregor reveals that in Trudeau’s eight years in office, he’s taken 22 months – nearly two years – of “personal” days. This is 24 per cent of his term that has been days off, with no public events or publicly disclosed meetings. True North’s Andrew Lawton weighs in.
Legacy media journalists are criticizing Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre for calling the Trudeau government “socialist” – even though one of Trudeau’s ministers publicly called himself a “proud socialist” a couple of weeks ago.
Also, the Federal Court has struck down the federal government’s plastics ban as unconstitutional, the latest rebuke of Trudeau’s environmental policies. Andrew discusses with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s Kris Sims.
Plus, does Canada need a top-to-bottom reform of its tax system? Macdonald-Laurier Institute researcher Aaron Wudrick says we do. He joins the show to explain.