The man has barely had time to be sworn in, but Tom Mulcair is already on the attack:
New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair says newly appointed Finance Minister Joe Oliver is an embarrassing choice to represent Canada because of his views on climate change.
"He has denied global warming as a scientific reality," Mulcair said at a news conference in London, Ont.
"And as one of the chiefs in British Columbia who was the object of his invective said, his attacks on First Nations go beyond mere paternalism. They're tinted by racism.
I already like the guy. If Tom Mulcair hates you that much, you must be doing something right.