Perhaps it's time for the prime minister to step back, take a deep breath, and reflect on the fact that governing in a parliamentary democracy is hard work. It is more than going to international meetings or being feted at the White House. It should be about working with others and compromise.
If the tragedy of residential schools is to be overcome, then a system designed by and for the benefit of Canada’s indigenous population must be the result. The government representing the people of Canada should be committed to getting this right, ensuring that the financial resources committed actually result in improved education outcomes.