Monsef’s constituents say her birthplace a non-issue, as long as that’s the whole truth

Back in her hometown over the Thanksgiving long weekend, locals told The Hill Times they still see Maryam Monsef as one of the growing number of refugees who come to Peterborough looking for safety. They say where she was born doesn’t change her experiences, and want to give her the benefit of the doubt that she's being honest with them.

Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef, right, talking to Conservative MP Scott Reid in this file photo on the Hill, has doubled down on her version of events, despite continued skepticism of local Conservatives, media questions. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright


PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 12:00 AM

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