MARC GARNEAU LIBERAL LEADERSHIP

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Why Didn't Marc Garneau Take His Own Advice?

It was Marc Garneau who was recently saying, "we cannot wait until after the leadership race is over to find out what we signed up for." These comments were, of course, pointed squarely at Garneau's leading opponent in the Grit's leadership race, Justin Trudeau. But what do we do when our father-figure departs from his own wisdom?
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Garneau Stayed in the Race too Long

Marc Garneau's decision today to withdraw from the Liberal leadership race was not unexpected. If anything, the only surprise was that Garneau stayed in the race as long as he did. Perhaps he hoped for a last-minute shift in support, or that Liberals would wake up and see what he had to offer? If that was the case he was wasting his time.
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'Fat Lady' Warming Up Pipes

The fat lady can start warming up her vocal chords. About 294,000 Canadians have signed up to vote for the next leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. Justin Trudeau’s campaign claims as many as 170,0...
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Enbridge Needs PR Lesson: Garneau

Federal Liberal leadership candidate Marc Garneau says Enbridge has not treated the people of British Columbia respectfully in its push to build the Northern Gateway pipeline. "Enbridge needs to lea...
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Why I Left Space for Politics: It's Not Rocket Science

One aspect of running for political office after being an astronaut is the space jokes. I admit it: I'm fond of them. "Marc Garneau: soft on gravity." "Marc Garneau: not down to Earth." "Marc Garneau: He didn't come back from space for you." (Rest assured, I did.) As I prepared to launch my campaign for the Liberal leadership, people repeatedly asked why, having been fortunate enough to enjoy a career that's taken me around the planet more than a few times, I'd want to risk my reputation on something the media has already written off as a win for someone else? This isn't rocket science.
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Funniest Sci-Fi Tweets On Garneau

The race to find the next Liberal leader heated up on Wednesday with Marc Garneau's entry into the fray. The MP for the riding of Westmount-Ville-Marie made his bid official in Montreal in a speech pe...
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Can Anyone Challenge Trudeau?

Justin Trudeau is in, but who will take the plunge along with him? Trudeau’s run for the Liberal leadership has whittled down the list of other interested candidates. At this stage, it appears unlikel...