Railway Blockades: Ottawa Continues to Plead for Patience – February 20, 2020

Railway Blockades: Ottawa Continues to Plead for Patience – February 20, 2020

Railway Blockades: Ottawa Continues to Plead for Patience – February 20, 2020

The Trudeau government continues to call for patience as it tries to find a way out of the rail blockade impasse. Meanwhile, opposition parties are piling on the criticism of the government’s handling of the crisis, at the same time that police forces could intervene to take down a barricade in Saint-Lambert, Que. Marc-André Cossette has the latest on the story.

Also on the show: political scientists Daniel Béland (McGill University) and Geneviève Tellier (University of Ottawa) analyze the government’s handling of the crisis.

Finally, Hill journalists Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse), Manon Cornellier (Le Devoir) and Daniel Leblanc (Globe and Mail) share their view on the government’s response.