Hollow catchphrases and platitudes are not enough. Anti-racism efforts are a substantive issue that merit the same rigorous and nuanced debate and diligence as any other crisis facing our country.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, could take a lesson in how to respond to racism from U.S. congresswoman Ilhan Omar and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, write Erica Ifill and Amy Kishek. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, and Flickr photograph by Paris Malone
OTTAWA—“That’s not how we do things in Canada.”
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In seeking to contrast his party with the Conservatives, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaned on familiar attacks, invoking the spectre of the Harper government’s decade in office and the unpopular Ford government.