Canada turfed Russian envoys for telling the truth
By Thomas WalkomApr. 9, 2018
The Russians are being punished for saying that Chrystia Freeland’s grandfather was a Nazi collaborator during the Second World War. The only trouble with all of this is that the Russians were telling the truth.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s maternal grandfather, Michael Chomiak, was a Nazi collaborator during the Second World War. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called this an effort 'by Russian propagandists' to smear Ms. Freeland, which perhaps it was.
PMO photograph courtesy Adam Scotti
TORONTO—We now know how the Russians have been subverting Canadian democracy. They have been propagating truthful news.
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