Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Feb. 16.BLAIR GABLE/Reuters.
Mr. Trudeau made the comment during Question Period on Wednesday amid a heated debate over the country’s single remaining blockade in Ottawa and the government’s imposition of the never-before-used Emergencies Act.
The comments prompted an uproar in the House of Commons, with some MPs calling for Mr. Trudeau to apologize.
Mr. Trudeau and his caucus have criticized the Conservatives throughout the blockade in Ottawa for supporting the antigovernment protests against pandemic mandates and restrictions.
Ms. Lantsman requested an apology from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for accusing Conservatives of standing with protesters 'who wave swastikas.
“I am a strong Jewish woman and a member of this House and the descendant of Holocaust survivors,” she said.
“I have never been made to feel less except for today when the Prime Minister accused me of standing with swastikas. »