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Rex Murphy: Show some compassion for veteran and war hero Petter Blindheim, Mr. Trudeau

How strange it is, then, that our our new, open, caring and sensitive to a  fault prime minister, a prime minister who sees himself and the government he leads as the very embodiment of Canadian values, can act so callously toward 94-year-old Petter Blindheim.

Rex Murphy: The Liberal government does not have the right to unilaterally change our voting system

Neither this government, nor any other, has the moral right to change the electoral process without prior consultation through a referendum approved by the voters. As it is, after all, the people whose sovereign power of election is the essence of any democratic system.

Rex Murphy: What was our current prime minister doing campaigning in an Ontario byelection?

Which brings me to the Thursday’s byelection in Ontario, which, incidentally, the provincial Progressive Conservatives won. What was our current prime minister doing campaigning in an Ontario byelection?