"Canadians don't care about politics."
Every time some smug, entitled pundit spews out that hollow retort, I cringe.
In my experience, most Canadians do care about politics. They care about social justice, equality, freedom, tolerance -- these are all political goods that are important to every Canadian with whom I've ever had a serious conversation. What we've grown weary of is not so much the politics surrounding justice, self-determination, and good governance, but that same old partisan rhetoric.