Five reasons why Trudeau will still be running Canada in a few months time
There is no doubt that public anxiety about vaccine delivery is real. If things don’t improve, the Liberals could pay a price for that, just as some pollsters say. But it is also a dangerous tactic to play pandemic politics. It can come across as strategizing with peoples’ lives for political advantage.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Feb. 5, 2021, outside the Rideau Cottage in Ottawa. It will take a perfect political storm to take down the Liberals, a combination of pandemic incompetence, and scandals like the mess at Rideau Hall, developments in the Jonathan Vance Affair, and perhaps a third ethics conviction for the prime minister over his role in the WE Charity fiasco. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade