In their own words: political leaders in Canada weigh in on Trump's response to U.S. protests

Posted In: News Date:Jun 3rd, 2020

Canadian political leaders are weighing in on U.S. President Donald Trump's handling of anti-racism protests sweeping across the United States in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of law enforcement.

While most leaders were reluctant to single out Trump by name, both Nova Scotia's premier and Ottawa's mayor had plenty to say about behaviour that they described as "offensive" and "disgraceful."