THE?Brexit?transition expires three weeks from today – yetwith COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations on a sharp rise here in Alberta, we still have no clarity on the future relationship between the EU and the UKCanada Thursday banned flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days.
The responsibility for this predicament lies with Boris Johnson and his Government. It is a colossal failure of statecraft and it exposes the undeniable dysfunction at the core of?Westminster?politics.
Faced with the edge of the Brexit precipice, we hear the familiar refrains: these are difficult negotiations; they were always going to go to the wire; and the real compromises are going to be made at the last minuteThe point where they have one o. Those claims are products of the Brexit populist project. The uncertainty and fear which we are now experiencing were not inevitable, and they are not normal.