In our media-dominated world there is a principle that politicians ignore at their peril: you could offer the most imaginative and necessary policies and competent people to implement them, but without marketing they won’t sell.
Harper is finally gone. It almost seems like the country has let out a sigh of relief, especially among the younger generations.
The victory of the Justin Trudeau Liberals marks the re-emergence of the centre and moderate left as representative of the mainstream of Canadian political culture, a cause for celebration.
Justin Trudeau has been in the public eye virtually from the day he was born, on Christmas Day 1971, to parents with rock-star status. But does he have what it takes to lead the country?