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

21:05  13 october  2019
21:05  13 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Trudeau arrived 90 minutes late to the rally outside Toronto wearing bulky protection under his shirt, a Reuters witness said , after receiving a security threat . The NDP leader, Jagmeet Singh, said : “Any threat made against Justin Trudeau , or any leader, is troubling to all of us.

Tellingly, his wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau , was scheduled to introduce him before he gave his stump speech – but she failed to appear on stage. In a tweet, Scheer said that it was “very upsetting” to hear that Trudeau had to wear a bulletproof vest.

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau takes part in the Federal leaders French language debate in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, October 10, 2019. Adrian Wyld/Pool via REUTERS© Getty Liberal leader Justin Trudeau takes part in the Federal leaders French language debate in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, October 10, 2019. Adrian Wyld/Pool via REUTERS

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.

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The threats against the family were linked to a decision by the owner’s son Alaa to attend a political protest in September. Supporters of Bernier “doxxed” Alaa, releasing his personal information online – and his family’s How Canada’s far right is using anti-Muslim propaganda to target Trudeau .

To borrow his infamous phrasing from 2013, Trudeau has expressed a disturbing and obsequious admiration for both China’s “basic dictatorship” and now to Cuba and its “longest-serving president,” Fidel Castro, who died on 25 November 2016. On 7 November 2013

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.

Trudeau says his priority on Saturday was for the safety of his family and the 2,000 Canadians who were in the building for the event.

He says the campaign followed RCMP advice.

There was no sign of the bullet-proof vest or the added security today as he campaigned at a Thanksgiving food drive at a Toronto church.

Trudeau is heading into the final week of the campaign trying to beat back surging support for the NDP and Bloc Quebecois and says nothing about the threat will change how he campaigns through to voting day on Oct. 21.

Trudeau accuses Tories of running 'one of the dirtiest, nastiest campaigns' .
MONTREAL — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says the Conservatives are running one of the dirtiest, nastiest campaigns based on disinformation that Canada has ever seen. Trudeau went on to say that Canadians are saddened to see some parties running polarizing and negative campaigns using tactics imported from other countries. Over the weekend, a security threat forced Trudeau to wear a bulletproof vest at an event, and the next day he lamented the divisive nature of the campaign.He said the Conservatives are adopting the politics of fear and negativity, though he did not blame them for the security threat.

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