Politics This Morning: Defence Minister talks Afghanistan evacuation; Trudeau in Quebec; Singh in Winnipeg – The Hill Times



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Plus, Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is in Ottawa and People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier is in Quebec City to unveil local candidates.

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Women and Gender Equality Minister Maryam Monsef, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino, and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan gave an update on Canada’s response to the situation in Afghanistan. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia

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The global Green movement used to shaky ground, but not to Canadian degree, say international members

efda0bb213d94e0f80b1295846f54cd1Sarianna Mankki, political adviser for Finland’s Greens, says this conflict may be more common within Green parties because people feel so passionately ‘about the issues that they promote.’

As election momentum shifts to the Tories, some Liberal MPs, candidates getting ‘nervous,’ say Liberal sources

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Shifting demographics changing the math in bellwether ridings

GladuPolitical scientists say that urbanicity plays a key role in determining bellwether ridings, while candidates say deep roots and strong campaigns can sometimes override longstanding patterns.