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Trudeau’s not a fake feminist

By Sheila Copps      
The suggestion that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is a fake feminist is completely baseless, writes Sheila Copps. Mr. Trudeau is pictured at an Ottawa mosque last week which was also criticized because it was a gender-segregated event. The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright

OTTAWA—Fake feminist. That is the moniker linked to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a major piece last week in Maclean’s. The headline was not conclusive. It simply asked the question. And some of the body of the story did not back up the inflammatory query. Journalist Anne Kingston wrote a lengthy piece analyzing Trudeau’s first 10 months in office and rhetorically asking whether the prime minister’s reputation as a feminist was ill deserved. She interviewed widely in the feminist

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