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PM Trudeau could use show of support

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If you care about Canada, there’s something unusual you can do to show it. Write a supportive note to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (justin.trudeau@parl.gc.ca).

He’s open to criticism on any number of internal fronts. There are legions of people who would find it almost impossible to send him a positive message.

But this country is under direct economic attack by a U.S. president, and hanging together would go a long way toward surviving it. One way to show solidarity is to back our elected leader. Even the most ardent opponents of the federal Liberals in some of the fierce national arguments now underway should recognize their disputes pale in comparison to what the prime minister — and Canada — are up against.

President Donald Trump is setting out to inflict severe damage on Canada. Like it or not, Trudeau is our starting centre, going up against a vastly more powerful opponent. He could use some support.

Former Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall departed from the agenda at a forum on housing problems this week to deliver........

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