Zain Velji’s commentary: The prime minister, the pipeline, and the lucky bounce in Calgary

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, meets with Mayor Naheed Nenshi in Calgary during a previous visit to Calgary on Dec. 21, 2016. The pair have been awfully chummy lately, notes Zain Velji. (Jeff McInstosh/The Canadian Press)Zain Velji’s piece on CBC analyzing Justin Trudeau’s political strategy heading into 2017.

Zain Velji · Campaign strategist · CBC News – January 25, 2017

During this optics exercise came a gift for the PM: a pipeline from Trump, while Trudeau was in Calgary

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was back in Calgary this week, this time bringing 29 of his cabinet colleagues along for his government’s annual strategic retreat.

The retreat — designed to flesh out the government’s 2017 agenda — comes on the heels of Trudeau’s recent Christmas vacation controversy and his use of a non-governmental helicopter to travel to a private island.

Read at the source: http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/calgary/trudeau-trump-keystone-pipeline-lucky-bounce-1.3951294
 
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