We can’t ignore the lessons of the Ottawa occupation
The lessons learned will touch on the need for better intelligence, planning, and response. But it should move us to develop a greater understanding of where we are, and who we are as a country.
A convoy supporter is pictured in Ottawa on Feb. 6. Any breakdown in the social order can be attributed to those who ignore the lessons of history or civics, but the fault also falls on leaders who fail to underscore their importance. In today’s social media world, without a counternarrative, people will accept lies as truth and nonsense as reality. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia