In any disagreement when you have two sides that are not talking to each other, you analyze every action to determine whether this is the breakthrough opportunity.

It is highly unlikely that this mess will be resolved with a magic wand — these things never are — but you seize an opening when it opens up.

There is no roadmap to a resolution — but that is what experienced negotiators face all the time — and they work through to a solution, pushing and pulling, cajoling and nudging.

We have a country that is rapidly approaching a crisis — and a P.M. who does not inspire any confidence.

He has a track record that is not good, and his government has let the Indigenous peoples of Canada down — lofty rhetoric and promises over five years with no action — and no results.