Canada’s Justin Trudeau ‘regrets’ beach holiday on day to honour Indigenous survivors

Published Oct 06 2021 at 6:12 PM GMT
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he made a mistake travelling for a holiday last week on a day meant to honour Indigenous survivors of Canada’s residential schools system.
  • The newly reelected prime minister has faced intense criticism for the September 30 trip after he was filmed on a beach on Vancouver Island.
  • His itinerary initially reported he was in Ottawa for private meetings.“Travelling on the 30th was a mistake, and I regret it,” Trudeau said at a news conference.



  • Published Oct 6, 2021 6:12 PM GMT