The first face-to-face showdown between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the newly-minted Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is set to happen this week. But while political fireworks are expected, some MPs are hoping to lower the temperature on Parliament Hill this fall.
Over the summer, CBC Radio’s The House spoke to several MPs in their home ridings. One common theme that emerged from many of the conversations was the intense level of partisanship and division that sometimes grips Ottawa.
That high intensity of the partisanship can sometimes erupt as high-pitched debate during Question Period.
“We need to do a better job as politicians at calling
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