The Morning After

By Camilla Gunnarson On the day after the federal election, Canada woke up to a red wave as an overwhelming majority of Canadians voted in a Liberal government, under Justin Trudeau. Canada has been hit by a red wave,” said TV’s anchor Peter Mansbridge, as the results rolled in during CBC’s election coverage. Political pundits and viewers were stunned to see the colour red blanket the map of Canada with 184 seats going to the Federal Liberals. Justin Trudeau referred to his win not as a red wave but as, “Sunny ways,” referring reportedly, to former Liberal Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier’s philosophical appeal to “positive politics.” For pro-lifers, Justin Trudeau’s win does not represent a [...]