I’m still trying to wrap my head around the basic nuts and bolts of this news. I keep re-reading this succinct headline from The Globe & Mail that was posted on Friday: “Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland given mandate to play key role in every top federal government file.”
What on earth does that mean? Take a second look at some of those phrases: key role, every top file. I don’t know how they do things in the PMO but where I come from – by which I mean reality – those are descriptions usually assigned to the CEO, to the person entirely in charge.