We may have been duped on this file, but it is clearly in Canada’s best interests to stop being one.
Donald Trump, Mike Pompeo, and John Bolton are all making contradictory statements designed to appeal to different audiences. This is leading to some confusion as to the policy, but that is hardly something foreign to diplomacy, writes John Chenier. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia and Gage Skidmore
Dupe – verb: deceive; trick.
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Canadians currently are primarily paying attention to the federal and provincial governments, and not the opposition parties, because of the economic and health implications of the outbreak, says Frank Graves.
'Our relationship with police has been one of violence, from the colonial nature of everything that has happened in Canada,' says Judith Sayers, president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council in Port Alberni, B.C.
'I get we're in a pandemic, and I'm very supportive of using the technology, but until I know that it respects the basic rights and has the highest standards, I can't see that it's going to work,' said MP Charlie Angus.