Why Trudeau’s Circus Act May Not Survive the Blockade Crisis

Article Link: https://thetyee.ca/Analysis/2020/03/05/Trudeau-Circus-Act-Blockade-Crisis/

Discussion posted by: JohnF44

Is the curtain coming down on the Justin Trudeau era in Canadian politics? When the next election rolls around, both the Conservative and Green parties will have new leaders. The case for dumping Justin Trudeau before the Liberals face the electorate again gets stronger by the day. The federal government’s handling of the Wet’suwet’en protest against TC Energy Corp.’s Coastal GasLink project has been a month and more of Amateur Hour come to politics. First, the prime minister ignored the crisis in favour of a foreign trip to promote a temporary seat for Canada on the UN Security Council. That made him look completely off rhythm.