But maybe this one is warranted.
The Tories are chiding the new Liberal leader for this statement — published in Le Soleil on Friday — against Senate abolition.
"We have 24 Senators in Quebec and there are only 6 for Alberta and British Columbia. That benefits us. To want to abolish it, that's just demagoguery…"
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In a follow-up interview with the Vancouver Sun, Trudeau clarified his comments.
“I’m looking out for the interests of all Canadians, there’s no question about that, but I’m not going to make apologies for being very serious about protecting minorities in this country, whether they be linguistic minorities like anglophones in Quebec or francophones outside of Quebec, or even Quebec as a province.”
The Conservatives are calling the comments divisive.
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