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NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is facing backlash online after suggesting the Freedom Convoy is being led by white supremacists.
In a tweet meant to commemorate the 5 year anniversary of the Quebec City Mosque shooting, Singh said, “today Conservative MPs have endorsed a convoy led by those that claim the superiority of the white bloodline and equate Islam to a disease.”
In reaction, Singh faced backlash on Twitter from thousands of users, outnumbering even the amount of likes his own tweet received.
“I’ve seen Indigenous people, Indo-Canadians, hijab-wearing Muslims, black Canadians, and people from all other walks of life, all peacefully celebrating freedom at the convoy rally. To NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, it’s a white supremacist hatefest,” said True Norths’ Andrew Lawton, who is currently on the ground reporting.
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