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Half of Canadians agree Trudeau apologizes too much: poll

By Peter Mazereeuw      

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has issued a series of formal apologies on behalf of the government over the past few years for its mistreatment of Canadian minority groups and those fleeing persecution in the past.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed addresses the Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee Leaders Meeting in Ottawa on April 3, 2019. Mr. Trudeau issued a formal apology in March for the Canadian government's treatment of Inuit people during the tuberculosis crisis of the mid-20th century. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

A little more than half of Canadians say they agree that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologizes too much for the Canadian government’s past wrongs, according to a survey done late last month by Forum Research.

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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