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OPINION : Scheer looks strong this election year, but a trap lies ahead

Jan 01, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Ten months before the federal election, Andrew Scheer is in about as good a place as he could reasonably hope to be. The Conservative Leader has, however, one crucial decision to make.

Mr. Scheer must decide how hard to press the border issue.

Handled well, that issue could drive votes to the Tories. Handled badly, it could cost them the election.

So let's take stock of the Leader of the Official Opposition, and what might await him in 2019.

The Conservatives have grounds...