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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau gestures during his keynote address at the Liberal biennial convention in Montreal on Feb. 22, 2014.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau gestures during his keynote address at the Liberal biennial convention in Montreal on Feb. 22, 2014.
(CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/REUTERS)

Trudeau learns from Obama to shift conversation on economy

There were puffs of smoke at the Liberal convention, and emerging from the haze was the start of Justin Trudeau’s efforts to redefine a key issue, the economy.

The Liberal Leader didn’t define where he stands on specific economic issues, or public finances. Instead, his strategists were working to reframe the issue itself.