Friday, February 23, 2018
“It may be a ‘small investment,’ but it’s also about the poor optics,” I tell @globalnews about gratuitously flying in celebrity chef Vikram Vij at Canadian taxpayers' expense to cater a party at Canada House in Delhi. https://globalnews.ca/news/4041799/canada-vikram-vij-india-trudeau/ … #TrudeauInIndia #cdnpoli
Thursday, February 22, 2018
I speak to @AakankshaT @VICE: “I’d said a few days ago that this [visit] was a slow moving train wreck. Well, today, the train well and truly went off the tracks.” https://news.vice.com/en_ca/article/qveez7/india-outraged-after-convicted-sikh-extremist-invited-to-trudeaus-photo-ops-canada-diplomacy-jaspal-atwa-terrorism-assassination … #TrudeauInIndia #cdnpoli
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
I speak to the Canadian Press (a wire service, story here published in the National Post) on the history of Sikh extremism in Canada, which is still a matter of concern, I argue.
Where friend Kevin Carmichael, writing in the National Post, avers that I, an "ideological foe" of Trudeau, have been allowed to frame the narrative around Trudeau's trip by the Canadian press. Do read his interesting counterpoint here.