Newsroom Ready: Some politicians 'play footsie' with groups that promote hate: Alghabra

The federal government announced it is accepting applications for the job of special representative on combatting Islamophobia. At a news conference in Ottawa on the anniversary of the deadly attack on a Muslim family in London, Ont., Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said some politicians flirt and play footsie with organizations that promote hate. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh held a separate news conference to condemn the government for moving too slow on legislation to combat online hate.

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