As Spencer Dale, chief economist of BP Oil, said, concerns about climate change are real—'the world is on an unsustainable path and that path, if left unchecked, could have huge implications for our planet and all of us living on it.' Jason Kenney and Scott Moe do their citizens a huge disservice by pretending they can. Their focus has to be on building a more diversified economy. That’s where Ottawa can perhaps best help.
How that second chance is handled will go a long way towards revealing who Prime Minister Justin Trudeau really is—the guy we all hoped he was in 2015, or the one who let a lot of people down in the four years that followed.
Whether the political parties like it or not, hug-it-out is the new screw you and agendas will only advance through cooperative efforts.
Divisive rhetoric that inevitably occurs during hard-fought election campaigns, might sting us, but they won’t destroy us.