Canada’s once-dominant Liberal Party will need the capacity to fund advertisements that can respond to political attacks outside of election campaigns and develop a simpler message on the economy in order to return to power, its deputy leader said.
Ralph Goodale , deputy leader of Canada’s main opposition Liberals, said he may call on the government to oppose BHP Billiton Ltd. ’s $40 billion hostile bid for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. , citing concern that the offer price is too low and BHP may dominate the industry.
Canadian lawmaker Ralph Goodale, house leader for the opposition Liberal Party, said he’s encouraged by talks with other parties to reach an accord on the viewing of confidential documents related to the treatment of Afghan detainees handed over to local forces.
Ralph Goodale, the deputy leader for Canada’s main opposition Liberal Party, said today that BHP Billiton Ltd.’s $40 billion proposed acquisition of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. is not an “ordinary” transaction.
Canadian New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton , whose surging popularity may deny Prime Minister Stephen Harper a majority government in the May 2 election, said his economic plan will cut the deficit as quickly as Harper’s Conservatives and create more jobs.