Canadian Politics on Display: Sometimes You Just Need to Hug it Out

Sergey Ashmarin [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

A photo surfaced yesterday showing former federal trade minister Ed Fast and current federal minister of international trade Chrystia Freeland sharing a full-on hug in the House of Commons at Ottawa. Wait a minute…how can this be? Fast is a Conservative with the former ruling government. Freeland is with the still-shiny-new current Liberal government. Aren’t they supposed to be blaming each other for piddly little things for several years to come? Liberal trade minister Chrystia Freeland hugs Conservative predecessor Ed Fast who did much heavy lifting on Canada-Europe trade deal — Steven Chase (@stevenchase) October 31, 2016 Not something you see…

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