The Canadian Press

2015-11-19 | Manitoba Cabinet Minister Fascist

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A Manitoba NDP cabinet minister has apologized for calling a Conservative MLA a "fascist." MLA Reg Helwer said he was responding to the government's throne speech on Tuesday when Municipal Affairs Minister Drew Caldwell heckled him. The remark was not recorded in Hansard but Caldwell apologized to the legislature today. (Helwer, who is of German decent, says the insult was unacceptable and has damaged his reputation.)

Date: 2015-11-19
Placeline: WINNIPEG.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 10 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I wish to state that I made a generalized comment in the chamber on Tuesday which many members do from time to time in the Heat of the Moment for which I apologize to the house thank you mr. speaker >>


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