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Immigration Minister: York South-Weston and Justin Trudeau

immigration minister: Sign up for our Election Dispatch newsletter for a daily update on the campaign But Hussen is a Liberal, Abdi a Conservative, according to CTV. And their politics shaped how they responded, and how the challenge of tackling racism in Canada has become, for them, a campaign issue. Both also reacted to photos of Justin Trudeau engaging in the racist act of wearing black- and brownface three times in his life with shock. Hussen won the Toronto-area riding of York South-Weston in 2015 and became immigration minister in 2017. The most vicious have been online, including one that involved a photo of a gun, a stack of bullets and a racial slur. Racist attacks again him have increased since he was elected. ( As reported in the news.