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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau pauses after asking a question in the House of Commons on Nov. 26, 2013.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau pauses after asking a question in the House of Commons on Nov. 26, 2013.
(SEAN KILPATRICK/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

As convention nears, the real Justin Trudeau needs to stand up

This is the week where a low-definition Justin Trudeau must start providing a sharper image for his leadership, before his opponents do.

The Liberal Leader’s general lack of political positions has worked in his favour for 10 months because his persona carried him through a long honeymoon.

Now he heads into his first party convention since he became leader last April, and he has to start answering the question of what Justin Trudeau is, rather than just who.