Not doing politics in the time of COVID-19: 'the boundary of acceptable criticism just got a lot narrower' - 2020-03-23

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F0.png Not doing politics in the time of COVID-19: 'the boundary of acceptable criticism just got a lot narrower' March 23, 2020, Neil Moss, Hill Times

With the country mired in a health crisis the likes of which hasn't been seen in Canada in 100 years, federal opposition parties have been remarkably supportive of the Liberal government, with little appetite among the Canadian public for parties to score political points at this time.

Since the severity of the crisis has become apparent, opposition leaders have made only a handful of public appearances, and typical partisan attacks on government policies have been largely muted.

"The opposition has to remain free to criticize decisions that are made, but with the intention being to make things better, not simply to score points," former NDP MP Nathan Cullen told The Hill Times in a phone interview last week.

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{{cite news | first = Neil | last = Moss | title = Not doing politics in the time of COVID-19: 'the boundary of acceptable criticism just got a lot narrower' | url = https://www.hilltimes.com/2020/03/23/the-boundary-of-criticism-just-got-a-lot-narrower-the-view-across-the-aisle-in-the-time-of-covid-19/240065 | work = Hill Times | date = March 23, 2020 | accessdate = March 24, 2020 }}