Leslyn Lewis: Liberals try to pull bait-and-switch to take our minds off ineptness of the government

Five weeks ago, Justin Trudeau prorogued Parliament in a blatant attempt to circumvent scrutiny and accountability.

The WE scandal was dominating the headlines, and his hand-picked finance minister had just resigned, with parliamentary committees hot on the trail of one of the biggest scandals in Canadian history. Despite the scrutiny, Trudeau made no declaration of transparency or of reinstating the confidence of the people.

Five weeks ago, Justin Trudeau prorogued Parliament in a blatant attempt to circumvent scrutiny and accountability.

The WE scandal was dominating the headlines, and his hand-picked finance minister had just resigned, with parliamentary committees hot on the trail of one of the biggest scandals in Canadian history. Despite the scrutiny, Trudeau made no declaration of transparency or of reinstating the confidence of the people.