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Another minority government. Now what?

When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the 2021 federal election, he said it was because he thought Canadians should have their say about where the country is going. Well, voters have spoken, and it's another minority Liberal government. With an almost identical House of Commons heading to Ottawa in terms of seat distribution, leaders are now facing post-election questions about their futures.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet, Green Party Leader Annamie Paul and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh are seen in this composite image. (Images via The Canadian Press)

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OPINION | Don Martin: The good, bad and ugly of the new Trudeau cabinet

The over-arching theme of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new cabinet is how this gaggle of ministers is more lapdog than usual, where a long, loyal, sycophantic friendship to the prime minister appears to be THE critical consideration for a ticket to The Show, Don Martin writes in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.

Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health Carolyn Bennett is sworn in during a Cabinet swearing in ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

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OPINION | Tom Mulcair: Trudeau's new resolve

Jean Chretien hit the nail on the head when he described the major shortcoming of Justin Trudeau’s reign: lots of good ideas that are well communicated but no experience to actually get things done, writes former NDP Leader Tom Mulcair in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Gov. Gen. Mary May Simon, right, pose with Steven Guilbeault, minister of environment and climate change, at a cabinet swearing-in ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct.26, 2021 THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

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OPINION | Tom Mulcair: Freeland positioning herself to take over as Liberal leader

Of the five political parties with MPs in the House, only the Liberals have never had a woman as leader. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be doing everything he can to help Chrystia Freeland get his job if and when he decides to pack it in, writes former NDP Leader Tom Mulcair in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.

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OPINION | Don Martin: Jason Kenney's political fate is in the ICU - and failing fast

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is confronting a full-throated justification for a pink slip thanks to his chronic tone-deafness during the pandemic, incredulously topped off by taking a two-week vacation in Europe this month as Albertans were dying from the consequences of his policies, writes Don Martin in his exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.

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