Conservative member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre makes his way to question period in the House of Commons on April 12, 2021. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press.

Poilievre must find his inner Jack Layton to give the Tories a chance

Lost amidst the national media’s fixation on a small number of Confederate flags and Swastikas spotted at the protests were a much larger number of Fleur-de-lis; a good amount of French could be heard from protestors on the ground as well. The media has also been slow to draw a connection between the protests and Premier Legault’s draconian winter curfew.