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Pipeline protester chimes in on prime minister’s fundraising speech – Times Colonist

May 22, 2019

VANCOUVER — An Indigenous protester opposed to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion interrupted a speech by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a Liberal fundraiser on Wednesday.

Will George of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation in North Vancouver repeatedly called Trudeau a liar and a weak leader.

“Are you going to push this pipeline through?” he asked Trudeau.

Trudeau greeted him by name and asked calmly if he could be allowed to respond before saying he understands there are strong Indigenous voices for and against the pipeline expansion.

George continued to speak, asking Trudeau what he says to his children about his actions.

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