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OTTAWA, Ontario (LifeSiteNews) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday told the House of Commons that he had “mandated the Minister of the Environment” to go ahead with an initiative geared at fighting “environmental racism.”

Minister of the Environment Steven Guilbeault tweeted a video of Trudeau’s support and wrote: Environmental racism is an issue our government takes very seriously. Everyone, regardless of their background, is entitled to a healthy environment. #BillC226 aligns with our Government’s mandate commitments and ensures that environmental racism is addressed and prevented.”

The bill put forth was a reintroduction of a former bill that was edited after it failed to pass. The current iteration of the “environmental justice” bill was tabled by former Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May.

May asked, “Will parliamentarians in this House work together to ensure passage of this important bill, and will the government support the bill once again?”

Without offering evidence for his statement, Trudeau stated in support: “We know that the impacts of climate change are felt more acutely my marginalized and minority groups, and this bill would ensure environmental racism is addressed and prevented …”

The claim that environmental changes could target people with different skin colors in different ways was not met with applause by politicos like it was in the House.

Rebel News reporter Sheila Gunn Reid tweeted her reaction: “Everyone speaking in this video is insane. No normal person thinks like this. Not one.”

Former Canadian Ambassador to Israel, Vivian Bercovici, tweeted: “This is [Canada} today. Where the PM and front bench make up stuff and pretend it has meaning. Anyone out there know what ‘environmental racism’ is? Anyone understand why this gov’t sees everything through a ‘racist’ lens?”

First Nations energy sector analyst Melissa Mbarki called out the Liberal PM’s hypocrisy for supporting a bill against “environmental racism” while at the same time his government has failed to procure clean drinking water on multiple Reserves that are under the jurisdiction of the federal government.

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