Our energy industry is in crisis, but Trudeau is too busy doing damage control over SNC-Lavalin to act

The Liberal government’s pre-occupation with its recent SNC-Lavalin scandal, and not the pro-pipeline and anti-carbon tax convoy that parked in front of Parliament Hill last week, is a metaphor for what’s been wrong with Canada.

The SNC-Lavalin scandal involves the usual suspects, backroom manoeuvres, secret meetings with powerful operatives, unexplained resignations, demands for special treatment, leaked information, and indignation and dire predictions by Quebec’s elite.