BYLINE: Mia Rabson / Hill Talk
SOURCE: WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
OTTAWA -- It was a whirlwind spring in Ottawa what with the federal election, two budgets, and the flurry of post-election activity. But as the new Parliament begins to settle in to its new reality of a Conservative majority, NDP opposition, and the smallest Liberal caucus in Canadian history, one other important factor has taken hold.
At least it's important in this province.
Manitoba is not a doormat anymore when it comes to leadership roles on the federal stage.