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.
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.
Canada’s two biggest railways are under pressure from government and customers to reduce delays, with investors profiting from Canadian National Railway Co.’s performance and losing on Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
Canadian lawmakers have succeeded in cutting corporate taxes, keeping the debt in check and sealing free-trade accords during six years of minority governments similar to what awaits Britain after yesterday’s election.