When it comes to COVID-19 and borders, Liberal government shows a lack of competence - Loonie Politics

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Whether it was Doug Ford and Justin Trudeau fighting about illegal immigration, Ford and John Tory battling over municipal elections, or Trudeau and various premiers feuding about the carbon tax, there’s been no shortage of animosity between various levels of government in Canada over recent years.

This past week, all of that seems distant as federal, provincial and municipal leaders laud each other and work together as Canada grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.

With a few minor exceptions, it seems Canadians have dispensed with partisanship for the time being, which is a healthy reminder that such a thing is possible in the midst of a national crisis.

Despite this harmony, there are some gaps in the federal government response that have allowed the virus to spread how it has, and will likely exacerbate the problem.

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