Anita Anand

Chief electoral officer wants misinfo law

Politics Insider for June 8: Two CPC MPs switch support in leadership race; some are convinced that Poilievre has the win in the bag; a deep dive on Anita Anand

Defence Minister Anita Anand, a relative newcomer to federal politics, has already handled two of the Trudeau cabinet’s toughest assignments.(Photography by Gary Ogle)

How Anita Anand became the Trudeau government’s all-round fixer

Sexual misconduct in the military. A war in Ukraine. Canada’s global reputation at stake. It’s a good thing Anand knows how to solve problems.

Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem holds a press conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa , March 3, 2022. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

Canada’s inflation rate hits a three-decade high

Politics Insider for Mar. 17: How the war in Ukraine could impact your grocery bill; Anita Anand preps an increase in military spending; an exclusive chat with Pierre Poilievre

(Photograph by Wade Hudson)

Why political powerhouse Anita Anand is No. 5 on the 2022 Maclean’s Power List

Versatility and hard work have catapulted Anand to the upper echelon of Trudeau’s government

Members of cabinet applaud as Trudeau and Gov. Gen. Mary Simon approach for a photo following a swearing in ceremony at Rideau Hall on Oct. 26, 2021 in Ottawa (Adrian Wyld/CP)

Trudeau’s new cabinet: Serious people in charge of serious files

The PM has put smart people into big and difficult roles. The challenge—for him and his legacy—will be whether he can give them space to do their jobs.

Rempel Garner, O'Toole and MP Candice Bergen arrive hold a press conference in Ottawa on Oct. 22, 2020 (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

I think this Parliament is broken

Paul Wells: We’re heading toward an irreconcilable difference between a hard-to-believe government and an opposition that’s being even less useful than the Liberals