'We’re going to stop arresting journalists. It’s outrageous for the prime minister and his government to have journalists arrested merely for asking questions of ministers and public officials,' the Conservative Party leader said.
Authorities acknowledged that Rebel News' David Menzies posed no threat while attempting to interview Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland before he was arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Both Conservative leader Pierre Poilivere and People's Party leader Maxime Bernier took to social media to condemn the dubiously legal arrest of Rebel News reporter David Menzies, who was ultimately released by police without charge.
The petition also saw Canadians appeal to the ministers of education for all of the nation's provinces and territories to intervene 'to protect our kids from radical woke ideology, sexualization and grooming.'