While political polarization has been worsening in Canada for years, it got particularly bad during the pandemic. People view their political opponents negatively and grow comfortable in echo chambers not engaging with each other. A new report from the Public Policy Forum written by freelance journalist Justin Ling attempts to explain why this is. Ling joined True North’s Andrew Lawton for a conversation about the Freedom Convoy, cancel culture, partisanship, about why people from different ‘sides’ find it so difficult to talk to each other.
You can read Ling’s report here.