The horror is the Liberals' decision to refuse to change their ways and the Conservatives stating they would do the same. The fact is that a request for a procedural delay until after the election was the obvious choice. An ethical choice.
Protesters, pictured on Jan. 8, 2018, took to the streets in Ottawa in solidarity with Indigenous peoples who had earlier been arrested at Wet’suwet’en camp in British Columbia. Instead of the urgent conversations needed to address the future of health and social services including for Indigenous peoples, this priority for many Canadians and Indigenous health-care leaders, we received the odd recycled, table-drop announcement. Indigenous health and well-being were politicized for partisan gain, writes Rose LeMay. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—I never thought a 40-day campaign period could be so long. So many words and so little principle.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'