Bloc calls on PM to apologize after report suggests his father wanted jobs pulled out of Quebec | CBC News
Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to apologize for the alleged actions of his father, claiming former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau asked one of Quebec’s leading businesspeople to harm Quebec’s economy and six million Quebecers.
“If there was a moment when a head of state should apologize in the name of another who preceded him, it is now,” said Blanchet in a video tweeted by the Bloc Québécois.
“I clearly call for the prime minister to apologize for such actions and I ask above all for us to respect democracy and the interests that Quebecers choose for themselves.”
Trudeau dismissed both the Bloc’s call for an apology and an attack by Bloc MP Stéphane Bergeron during question period today, dismissing it as a debate over…