MONTREAL — Pierre Céré makes an odd cheerleader for Justin Trudeau. A Quebec sovereigntist and longtime activist for the province’s unemployed, the 62-year-old is the antithesis of the current prime minister’s image-obsessed, conspicuously worldly brand of pan-Canadian liberalism. Yet in late November 2021, Céré delivered Trudeau an early Christmas present in the form of an 88-page encomium crediting the “audacious” federal government with saving the country from COVID-wrought economic collapse.
In-depth, agenda-setting reporting
Great journalism delivered straight to your inbox.
Laid-off RenoRun workers seeking unpaid wages through labour board
Utah is first U.S. state to require parental consent for kids to access social media
Procedures ‘not consistently followed’ with McKinsey contracts, federal review finds
Ontario budget features manufacturing tax credit and money for trades training
Best business newsletter in Canada
Get up to speed in minutes with insights and analysis on the most important stories of the day, every weekday.
See the bigger picture with reporters and industry experts in subscriber-exclusive events.
Membership in The Logic Council
Membership provides access to our popular Slack channel, participation in subscriber surveys and invitations to exclusive events with our journalists and special guests.