climate change: Scheer branded Trudeau an irresponsible steward of the public purse who was doling out vague and desperate environmental promises that would ruin Canada's economy, according to National Observer. Don't miss out on the latest news Sign up for our daily briefing Amid it all, Trudeau and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh found time for a quiet word by phone about the times Trudeau darkened his skin to put on blackface and brownface for costume events, acts he now concedes were racist. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau characterized his Conservative opponent Andrew Scheer as a do-nothing denier of climate change, lumping him in with other political opponents such as Jason Kenney and Doug Ford, the Alberta and Ontario premiers. Singh had agreed to talk to Trudeau about the incidents, the most recent of the three at an Arabian Nights theme gala at the Vancouver school where Trudeau taught in 2001. The first visible-minority leader of a federal Canadian party, currently campaigning against Trudeau to become prime minister, didn't want to be used in a political effort to repair Trudeau's image. But he wanted the conversation to be private. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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