Trudeau’s blackface debacle complicates the whole picture, but the crucial question remains whether young Canadians, particularly those alarmed by climate change, will make their positions felt on Oct. 21.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Sept. 18 during a scrum on his campaign plane in which he apologized for having previously donned blackface and brownface. Trudeau’s insensitive costuming mistakes from the past are putting the election choice in sharper relief, writes Les Whittington. Screen capture of an Associated Press video
OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau’s theatricality and mindless whimsy have cost him dearly.
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But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.
'It is a weird irony that integration is being isolated this way,' says Anita Singh, while others say there’s an opportunity for the diversity, inclusion, and youth file to play a larger role in government.