Canadians could have joined together and roundly condemn all forms of racism and discrimination.
The M-103 conversation should have been one about unity and consensus. We could have learned from each other and moved forward together.
This never happened. Because crass politics got in the way.
Conservative MPs and the vast majority of public sentiment had concerns about Liberal MP Iqra Khalid’s M-103, a motion to tackle racism that needlessly singled out “Islamophobia” for special treatment.
Canadians had questions. The Liberals weren’t prepared to offer answers.