The new rules will extend to projects under review through the feds’ Smart Cities Challenge, a $75-million competition among cities to encourage innovation, and the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund.
The Conservatives have 36 per cent support, while the governing Liberals fall slightly behind, at 34 per cent, and the NDP is at 18 per cent, according to new Campaign Research poll results.
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Several ex-U.S. envoys say the current ambassador, Kelly Craft, is in a tougher spot than they were, and at least one Canadian is emailing with her to provide support.
‘The challenge is for people to actually act like grown-ups, work behind the scenes,’ says former Conservative House leader Jay Hill.
Consular issues tend to 'occupy a lot of the bandwidth of relations,' making it hard for both parties to break new ground, says Thomas Juneau, a professor at the University of Ottawa.