VIDEO: [True North] After winning a last-minute court case to be allowed to participate in the 2019 English language National Election Debate True North’s Andrew Lawton then asks Justin Trudeau, “Will you take a stand right now, sir, as the leader of the Liberal Party and allow me to cover your campaign like any other journalist?” [Oct. 8, 2019]
After the Trudeau government-created Leaders’ Debate Commission—in cahoots with the Parliamentary Press Gallery—tried to bar journalists from True North and The Rebel from being able to cover the official leadership debates, a judge forced them to give the journalists accreditation in an emergency hearing held hours before the English debate started.
The judge’s decision almost immediately shown to be the right one when a journalist from each organization was poised and threw hardball questions at Trudeau that the parliamentary press gallery would not.
First up was The Rebel‘s Keean Bexte.
“Prime Minister Trudeau, since your multiple use of blackface became an international scandal, Canada’s international reputation has been irreparably harmed. Have you reached out to any African leaders or any leaders from the Middle East to apologize for your conduct?”
Trudeau, in Trudeau fashion, completely ignored the question.
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