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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau holds Addison Quinn as he greets supporters at a barn party in St. Peters Bay, PEI, on Aug. 28, 2013.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau holds Addison Quinn as he greets supporters at a barn party in St. Peters Bay, PEI, on Aug. 28, 2013.
(ANDREW VAUGHAN/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Inside Justin Trudeau’s charm offensive

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Justin Trudeau laughs when a reporter asks if he’ll be making an announcement at his next stop in rural Nova Scotia.

It’s an unguarded moment at his recent caucus and the rookie Liberal leader is simply being honest about his strategy – one that is very lean on policy.