Unless Trudeau plans to be out on these streets, fighting against police brutality or in cabinet drafting legislation to curb police powers, his, and all the other white voices of his ilk, have no merit here.
The lack of humanity in the response and rhetoric surrounding COVID-19 is evident as leaders flounder trying to express why millions should be kicked off the Canada Emergency Response Benefit in the middle of a pandemic.
The employment insurance program can barely function when we need it most because politicians stole from workers to make their books look balanced. Indeed, as is the custom of the first of April, we were fooled.
If police use of facial recognition technology continues to spread, what we will create is structural discrimination with ramifications that fall on racial fault lines. If you think Canada is divided now, just wait.