Liberal MP Lightbound rebukes Trudeau in Press Conference

A Quebec Liberal MP is breaking with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the governments COVID-19 health restrictions.

This comes as the government stands against the so-called “Freedom Convoy” demonstration that has occupied the streets around Parliament Hill for almost two weeks.

Joël Lightbound, the MP for Louis-Hébert, said Tuesday that governments shouldn’t dismiss or demonize the concerns of people who want the ongoing pandemic health measures to be lifted.

Lightbound said that he noticed that both the tone and the policies of his government changed drastically on the eve and during the last election campaign.