Canada: Questions on Syrian refugees draw catcalls from Conservative supporters
(CTV Information), OTTAWA — Questions concerning the authorities’s dealing with of the Syrian refugee disaster drew heckles from a Conservative supporter at a Stephen Harper marketing campaign occasion at present.
The federal government’s dealing with of the disaster is now entrance and centre within the federal election marketing campaign.
The catcalls got here in Welland, Ont., because the Conservative chief was taking questions from journalists, nearly per week after the world was riveted by the picture of a useless Syrian toddler on a Turkish seashore.
The prime minister is below strain to confess extra refugees, and Harper says he’ll — however whereas taking care to keep away from permitting terrorists from a battle zone into Canada.
Liberal Chief Justin Trudeau attacked Harper by invoking examples relationship again to the years following the Second World Battle, when Canadians helped folks fleeing Europe, Africa and Asia.
Trudeau, Harper and NDP Chief Tom Mulcair had been all campaigning in Ontario, the place the destiny of the province’s ailing manufacturing sector is a key subject.