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KELOWNA, British Columbia (LifeSiteNews) – During an unannounced tour of British Columbia earlier this week, handlers for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reportedly threatened media that police would expel any reporter from the area should they shout questions at him.

The Kelowna Daily Courier wrote July 18 that the PMs handlers said “shouted queries would result in police-assisted eviction from the various premises.”

Trudeau was in Kelowna on Monday to tour a Boys and Girls Club, a stand that sells fruit, and a packinghouse. His visit to British Columbia was vague in that his website never said where in the province he would be but only that it would be in the “Interior Region, British Columbia.”

After the Daily Courier’s article went viral, many in both mainstream and independent media were quick to blast Trudeau for allegedly stifling the press.

“I’ve covered four sitting PMs, including this current one. Been around for presidents and other dignitaries visiting. I’ve never heard of this sort of thing with media at an event,” tweeted Brian Lilley of the Toronto Sun.

Peter Menzies, former Calgary Herald editor and publisher, tweeted, “These are not the instincts of people whom you want regulating the Internet or deciding which media qualifying for subsidies.”

Marieke Walsh with the Globe and Mail tweeted, “This sort of directive should result in all reporters shouting questions. Asking questions during photo-ops is fair game and standard practice elsewhere, including at the White House.”

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This time last year, Justin Trudeau and his media allies were at the forefront of falsely accusing Catholic institutions of having buried Indigenous children in mass graves at various residential schools across Canada.

There was and is no credible evidence to support these wild accusations, but many Canadians are still unaware of the facts.

SIGN to demand an apology from Justin Trudeau for promoting the "mass grave" smear

The anger generated by the media at home and abroad saw over twenty Canadian churches burned, and extensive damage done to many more, but the record has never been set straight in what amounts to a disinformation campaign. 

Terry Glavin at the National Post recently wrote a masterful piece that may go down in history as the definitive “debunking” of the assertions about the mass graves that never were.

Glavin points out that “nothing new was added to the public record” concerning the history of residential schools in Canada.

“The legacy of the schools had already been exhaustively explored in the testimony of hundreds of elders and a series of inquiries, public hearings, criminal cases, settlements and federal investigations going back decades. Most important of these efforts were the widely publicized undertakings of the 2008-2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), and the content of its voluminous findings,” Glavin wrote.

“…[N]ot a single mass grave was discovered in Canada last year,” he added.

“The several sites of unmarked graves that captured international headlines were either already-known cemeteries, or they remain sites of speculation even now, unverified as genuine grave sites.”

“Not a single child” accounted for during the extensively researched commission “was located in any of these places,” Glavin underscored.

“In none of these places were any human remains unearthed.”

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Even Trudeau's kneeling at what was reported upon as a just-discovered residential school burial ground was a lie - it was actually a well-known Catholic cemetery, but the media didn't let these details get in the way of reinforcing their narrative.

Trudeau also called on Pope Francis to come to Canada and apologize for what had happened, as outlets like Reuters, the New York Times and scores more told the world that “nearly 1000 bodies” had been found in two mass graves. 

Those online articles were quietly edited from "mass graves" to "unmarked graves", but we still have the Twitter posts from major outlets like Reuters to prove the staggering level of misinformation. 

SIGN: Justin Trudeau must tell Canadians the truth - there were no mass graves

According to an extensive investigation by Professor Emeritus Jacques Rouillard from the Université de Montréal: “The ‘discovery’ was first reported last May 27 (2021) by Tk’emlúps te secwépemc First Nation Chief Rosanne Casimir after an anthropologist, Sarah Beaulieu, used ground-penetrating radar in a search for the remains of children alleged by some to be buried there.”

“Her preliminary report is actually based on depressions and abnormalities in the soil of an apple orchard near the school – not on exhumed remains.”

Professor Rouillard opined that the unverifiable narrative of what could have amounted to child-murder has led to the false assertion of genocide, an assertion without any supporting evidence.

“By never pointing out that it is only a matter of speculation or potentiality, and that no remains have yet been found, governments and the media are simply granting credence to what is really a thesis: the thesis of the ‘disappearance’ of children from residential schools,” Rouillard wrote.  

“And all of this is based only on soil abnormalities that could easily be caused by root movements, as the anthropologist herself cautioned in the July 15 press conference.”  

The vast majority of Canadians have been misled by the media and Mr. Trudeau, believing the most incredible smears imaginable, leading to scores of attacks on churches around the country. 

It's time we heard the truth.

Please sign the petition today.

We are also cc'ing Canada's Catholic bishops on this petition - they must also demand the record be corrected, lest Canadians continue believing the mainstream media's disinformation. 

For More Information: 

How the world's media got it wrong on residential school graves - National Post

Trudeau lied about the bogus mass grave story - LifeSiteNews

Trudeau's narrative was a hoax - LifeSiteNews

**Photo: St. Jean Baptiste Church in Morinville burned to the ground on June 30, 2021**

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Conservative Party of Canada MP and leadership candidate Leslyn Lewis blasted Trudeau on Twitter.

“The Prime Minister of our country attending an event and dictating to media about being obedient, silent, serfs. Imagine how he will treat the media and his peasants when Bill C-11 passes,” Lewis wrote.

Trudeau’s office yesterday in a statement denied that reporters were told they were not allowed to ask questions.

“Journalists must always be treated with the utmost respect and be able to do their jobs. Under no circumstances should journalists ever be threatened when covering a government or political event,” the note from Trudeau’s office said.

“Our office never instructed anyone to do this, and this is not how we operate. We have looked into the matter. It is our expectation that everyone involved in organizing government events treat journalists with respect and professionalism at all times.”

In recent days, Trudeau has made repeated trips to various locations across the nation and has been met with protesters at many locations. Indeed, some trips have been canceled without much notice.

While in British Columbia recently, Trudeau was met by a protester who said to him, “I’m a free citizen in hopefully a free country, standing on the sidewalk expressing my views.”

“Freedom is never free. You have to fight for it.”

While in British Columbia earlier in the year, Trudeau was met with disapproval from First Nations people, who said to him, “You’re a criminal,” and “You’re not welcome here.”

Under Trudeau, Canada had, and still has, some of the strictest COVID rules in the world, including up until recently banning the vaccine-free from flying, taking the train, or boat.

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