We need to talk about Azov
When it comes to racism and white supremacy, this country continues to be two-faced. While the Trudeau government denounces white supremacist extremism at home, it meets with them in the dark.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pictured with Defence Minister Anita Anand, left, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, and Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly at a press conference on Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24. It's hypocritical that the Trudeau government lambasts the Conservative Party (rightly so) for supporting the convoy that included Nazi and Confederate flag-bearers and occupied Ottawa for three weeks, yet uses public funds to support a government whose defence forces have knowingly incorporated them into their institutional defence structure, writes Erica Ifill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade