Justin Trudeau Speech to Liberal Federal Party Convention

Our Canadian sister party, whose recent success has interested and inspired many of us, held its Federal Party Convention (which takes places every two years) in Winnipeg last weekend.

Here is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bi-lingual speech (French parts have been over-dubbed into English).

* Antony Hook was #2 on the South East European list in 2014, is the English Party's representative on the Federal Executive and produces this sites EU Referendum Roundup.

Read more by .
This entry was posted in News.
Advert

2 Comments

  • Lorenzo Cherin 4th Jun '16 - 6:32pm

    They have their convention in a country with a much smaller population , admittedly , every two years , we have a conference twice a year ?! Mybe the Spring one is a conference , nationally too many , and maybe the localities and regions need them a bit more !

  • Bernard Aris 7th Jun '16 - 3:22am

    Anybody who has read Michael Ignatieffs autocritical account of his leadership bid and massive general elections defeat at the hand of the wily and ruthless Conservative Harper knows what Trudeau is on about when he talks about the Factionalism and infighting, the introspectiveness and lack of connection with citizens, voters, that destroyed the Canadian Liberals.
    It is a joy indeed to hear the old Liberal Partry of Pierre Trudeau, the “Canadian Kennedy”, being revived, and still fighting for old (indigenous peoples, women) and new (LGTB, especially Transgenders) emancipatory goals.
    With Trump rampaging in the States, we need a Trudeau, not a Harper, next door to keep him in check.
    Let’s invite Trudeau over for a tour of European Social Liberal parties: LibDems, D66 (Dutch), Open VLD & Spirit (Belgium), Ciudadanos (Spain), To Potami (Greece), Radikale Venstre (Denmark); he’ll give us all a tonic and a boost!

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarRoger Lake 23rd Aug - 8:35am
    Michael BG and Thomas: (More apologies from me -- I am Roger above. My name used to appear automatically, and I did not realise the...
  • User AvatarNeil Sandison 23rd Aug - 8:18am
    EXPATS Corbyns policies on nationalisation are popular .This may be true until they get to know what the real costs will be and the loss...
  • User AvatarNonconformistradical 23rd Aug - 8:09am
    @Mack "Oh, come on. Have you forgotten the list of people who have been convicted and fined and even gone to prison for breaking electoral...
  • User Avatarpmknowles 23rd Aug - 7:55am
    @Mack Because the referendum was advisory a lot of the sting was taken out of what the Electoral Commission could do in terms of punishment....
  • User AvatarGeoffrey Dron 23rd Aug - 2:43am
    @John Marriott - LibDems need to do some research in Southport, Cheadle and Harrogate to establish why they no longer hold these N of England...
  • User AvatarThomas 23rd Aug - 1:54am
    TCO - I think the German selective school system, if applied in a heavily class-divided society like Britain, can lead to the class-based separation of...
Sat 24th Aug 2019
Thu 29th Aug 2019
Mon 9th Sep 2019