The Trudeau government is reportedly considering proroguing Parliament and a cabinet shuffle as it faces the challenges of broken promises (notably the promise to implement electoral reform), a sharp drop in their leader's approval ratings, and new Conservative and NDP leaders to contend with in the House of Commons.
There is a high level of media concentration in Canada today – an issue the Council of Canadians was drawing attention to twenty years ago.
Council of Canadians chapters across the country are taking part in a day of action on May 27 to lobby Liberal MPs on pharmacare. A recent poll commissioned by the Council of Canadians poll shows 91% of Canadians want the Liberal government to a implement a pharmacare plan.
Trudeau will host U.S. President Donald Trump and other G7 leaders at the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, which is situated on the St. Lawrence River, in May-June 2018.
A coalition of civil society groups will hold their own talks in Mexico City from May 26-28 to challenge the private NAFTA renegotiation meetings that Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is taking part in there.