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Description: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was “heckled, harangued and hectored for 30 minutes” at a meeting with young union activists, according to a media account.

Source: National Post

Date: 10/25/2016

Link: http://www.canada.com/news/national/trudeau+faces+with+hecklers+minutes+canadian+labour+congress/12316144/story.html

Related links:

CBC story
The CLC’s account of the meeting
Earlier update
The prime minister
The CLC

Questions for discussion:

• What were these young workers upset about?
• Compare the two media stories linked above to the official CLC account of the event. How do they differ?
• Why do you think the CLC account would adopt a different tone than the media accounts?
• How does the prime minister’s reception compare to the one he got in the earlier update?
• Do you think the Trudeau government is losing labour’s support? Discuss.

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