L’Essentiel: The Week in Review – February 7, 2020
What should we make of the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak? And how is the Conservative leadership race shaping up so far? Hill journos Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse), Daniel Leblanc (Globe and Mail) and Althia Raj (HuffPost Canada) analyze this week’s top stories.
Also on the show : Benoît Pelletier, constitutional law expert at the University of Ottawa, and Anne Levesque, law professor at the University of Ottawa, on the federal Court Challenges Program’s decision to finance the English Montreal School Board’s legal challenge of Quebec’s secularism law.
Finally, Marc-André Leclerc, former chief of staff to Andrew Scheer, shares his take on the Conservative leadership race.