Scheer’s support for Trudeau’s LGBTQ apology highlights a deepening consensus

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John Ibbitson writes at the Globe and Mail:

After Justin Trudeau finished apologizing on Tuesday for the wrongs committed by the federal government against sexual minorities, Andrew Scheer rose to second that apology. This is remarkable.

Remarkable in showing how the Conservative Party has evolved in recent years, and remarkable in showing how Canada has evolved as well.

The progressive and conservative movements in the United States have polarized to the point where the country is becoming ungovernable. Similar gulfs plague countries in Europe.

But in Canada, at least on national social policy, convergence is the norm. The Canadian consensus is deepening rather than weakening.

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