The Canadian Press

2015-08-19 | FedElxn Liberal Candidate Apology

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says a woman who posted offensive tweets as a teenager has done the right thing by stepping down as a Liberal candidate. Ala Buzreba was the 21-year-old candidate for the Calgary-Nose Hill riding in Alberta. Trudeau praised the former candidate during a stop today in Winnipeg, saying she is taking responsibility for her actions taken as a teenager. (Buzreba was running against Conservative junior cabinet minister Michelle Rempel. She issued an apology yesterday, after some tweets she posted four years ago began re-circulating online.)

Date: 2015-08-19
Placeline: WINNIPEG.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I spoke with how the last night who recognizes her mistake to apologize for that mistake and who assumes personal responsibility and takes on the consequences that come with with what she did >>


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