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Trudeau said there is “no clear path forward” and “no consensus."
The parliamentary secretary also suggested Canada needs to look after its own interests.
Andrew Leslie will have special responsibilities for the Canada-U.S. relationship.
House Speaker Geoff Regan had to break a tie.
Andrew Leslie says he's held about 1,000 sit-downs with MPs in the past six months, many related to bill C-14.
Conservatives, New Democrats will vote as they see fit.
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The whip is in charge of mustering votes in the Commons, although the Liberals have promised that MPs will be free to vote as they please except in critical matters.
Retired Lt.-Gen. Andrew Leslie is not in Trudeau's inner circle.
Bill Morneau will serve as Canada's next finance minister.
Some fascinating people are set to make their mark in the next session of Parliament.
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Andrew Leslie hasn't said if he's been promised a cabinet position but he won't rule it out.
The remark sparked chants of "shame."
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Last week on Power and Politics, retired general and star Liberal candidate Andrew Leslie chided the Minister of Veterans Affairs "to lead or get out of the way." His tone and mannerisms were that of a general berating a captain.
It is next to impossible to develop an appropriate plan for dealing with security threats unless you understand what has caused them. And it may seem counterintuitive, at first, to link Canadian national security concerns with international climate change. However, recent negative trends affecting our already fragile climate, and the associated impacts on weather and the global ecosystem, are a real and present danger to our national security.