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Canada Trudeau wears bulletproof vest after security threat delays campaign rally

05:15  13 october  2019
05:15  13 october  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau wore a bulletproof vest on stage amid heavy security at a campaign rally after a security threat, senior Liberal sources tell CBC News.

His appearance at a crowded rally of about 2,000 supporters in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday evening was delayed by 90 minutes and featured a much heavier security detail around Trudeau once the Liberal leader took the stage.

Uniformed tactical officers wearing heavy backpacks surrounded the Liberal leader as he addressed the crowd. His wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, was initially supposed to introduce him but did not appear on stage.

Trudeau delivered the speech without incident and shook hands with numerous supporters lining the stage and in the crowd as he left the venue.

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Science Adjunct Charles Keith Smith teaches GEOG 1301, Physical Geography, in a bulletproof vest Aug. 1 in chemistry and geology. Smith wore the vest as a statement about campus carry and to reference the University of Texas at Austin tower shooting Aug. 1, 1966.

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When asked for more details, the Liberal Party said there would be no comment on Saturday night.

Heightened fears of violence

Saturday's extra security measures came amid heightened fears of violence on the campaign. Last month, sources told CBC News the RCMP were compiling daily threat reports on online hate targeting federal political leaders during the election campaign, fearing it could spill over into real-world violence.

Government sources close to the file confirmed an increase in online posts condoning violence during the campaign.

Just two weeks ago, Trudeau's security detail arrested a protester who approached the Liberal leader during the climate change strike march in Montreal.

In February, ahead of his testimony in front of the justice committee on the SNC-Lavalin affair, Michael Wernick, then-clerk of the Privy Council, warned of the dangers of rising hate on the campaign trail.

Trudeau says threat to his safety grows from online polarization and hate

  Trudeau says threat to his safety grows from online polarization and hate TORONTO — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says a security threat that forced him to wear a bullet-proof vest on Saturday is an unfortunate consequence of an online campaign of hate and lies that is polarizing politics both in Canada and around the world. Trudeau is also accusing the Conservatives of "reprehensible" conduct and "flat-out" lying to Canadians about the Liberals, but he is not blaming them for whatever threat prompted an increase security presence on his campaign.He says the blame for the threat — which neither he nor the RCMP will explain — lies at the feet of the person or people who made it.

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"I worry about the rising tides of incitements to violence when people use terms like 'treason' and 'traitor' in open discourse. Those are the words that lead to assassination," Wernick told committee members.

a group of people in uniform: High-profile security surrounds Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau as he arrives at a rally in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday. The rally was delayed for 90 minutes due to a security issue. © Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press High-profile security surrounds Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau as he arrives at a rally in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday. The rally was delayed for 90 minutes due to a security issue.

Justin Trudeau visiting Winnipeg Saturday as campaign reaches peak .
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has a marathon day of campaigning ahead, starting early this morning near Niagara Falls, Ont., and ending with a late-night rally in Calgary after a stop in Winnipeg along the way. The federal election campaign has reached a crescendo, with leaders giving it their all to try to excite their volunteers and get every last potential voter to the polls on Monday.Trudeau's schedule includes three rallies, including one in Winnipeg.He's scheduled to meet with supporters at 7 p.m. at the Punjab Cultural Centre located at 1770 King Edward Street.

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