Hopefully, with three months to go before the new leader of the Conservative Party is chosen, the campaigns will get a bit more adventurous and maybe even discuss some of the big ideas the party needs to embrace.
Who would have guessed that during the COVID-19 crisis we would have seen Trudeau and Ford sharing similar patterns of behaviour? I guess that is what you call the new normal.
Just as leaders were judged on how effectively they contained the outbreak, they have the potential to be cruelly assessed on how they bring us back from it. It is an unenviable spot to be in.
Tiresome is not the exclusive preserve of Conservative MP Derek Sloan, it is also time for the government to shake things up, specifically, can we bring an end to the daily prime ministerial sessions on COVID 19?
Despite legitimate arguments and successes in advancing an accountability agenda, the Conservatives' efforts over the past week came across mostly as shallow.
As our leaders have been prone to say often, we are all in this together. Let there be no hidden suffering.
While Canadian officials were working behind the scenes to ensure Canada's supply of 3M masks, some of Canada’s premiers stepped up to the cameras to launch the moral-suasion offensive.
Hopefully, the pause in the campaign will allow the candidates to come back with a focused pitch, not to just to Conservatives, but to Canadians in the tough new world we find ourselves in.