Just days after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the astonishing allegation that Canada has “credible intelligence” linking agents of the Indian government to the killing of a Canadian citizen, the scandal has scarcely been mentioned during question period in the House of Commons.
There might be a good reason for that, observers say.
“There’s a lot of landmines here,” said Shakir Chambers, a former Conservative Party staffer and now a principal at Earnscliffe Strategies.
“If you’re the opposition, if you overplay your hand on this, it can become a very dangerous issue.”
On Monday, Prime Minister Trudeau set off global shock waves when he told the House of Commons that security services have information linking India’s government to the killing of a Canadian citizen at a Sikh temple in British Columbia in June.
Hardeep Singh Nijjar, 45, was seen as a leader in the Sikh diaspora in Canada and had …