Trudeau had said as recently as April 16 that we were “many weeks away” from even beginning to talk about reopening. Talk about being a downer. Meanwhile, premiers of all political stripes have kept up a can-do attitude about getting things roaring again as soon as it’s safe.
It looks like the feds have only now pivoted to talk of reopening because the provinces are ignoring them and taking the lead. It’s a case of fighting for control and relevance. This is unfortunate. Trudeau needs to back off and fight the urge to make everything revolve around him.