The last three weeks of 58-year-old single mother and abuse survivor Michele M's life were spent on the run from a multi-generational history of male violence against women and children.
On three big issues that any government faces, the Trudeau government was weak: it neglected official languages questions; misplayed Canada-U.S. relations; and bungled federal-provincial relations.
Removing portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron was an inspiring way for activists to "take him down" for failing on climate justice.
Justin Trudeau's climate package gives us a false sense that we can dramatically increase output from Alberta's tar sands without seriously imperiling the world, and ourselves.
In the midst of a climate emergency, the new Trans Mountain pipeline that Canadian taxpayers bought is not only environmentally dangerous but financially risky as well.
Why would a government so publicly committed to climate action throw more good money at a dodgy pipeline expansion, especially when Alberta has torn up its side of the climate understanding?
The Trudeau government is set to announce its "Social Finance Fund" today. Former prime ministers David Cameron and Stephen Harper should be pleased.
Canada needs an environmental assessment regime focused on positive impacts, not one that ignores even more projects and their environmental impacts.
Expect to hear a lot about how the Liberal government has managed the economy so as to benefit Canadians, from now until the October 21 federal election.
Rather than making the kinds of improvements that would ease the lives of those who arrive in Canada, the Trudeau regime has decided to tack right and attack refugees going into election 2019.