Jakarta, CNN Indonesia —
Vice Prime Minister CanadaChrystia Freeland, is being harassed at the Grande Prairie Building in Alberta.
The video of the harassment has gone viral on social media. On Twitter, the images have been viewed thousands of times.
“What are you doing?” a man in the video says to Freeland.
He also called the Deputy Prime Minister a traitor and a prostitute.[Gambas:Video CNN]
Freeland is visiting Alberta on a state mission. In this area, he will meet provincial elected officials, business people and workers.
Freeland’s abuse infuriated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
“We see an attack, we have to ask ourselves what kind of country do we think we are, what kind of country do we want to be,” Trudeau said in a speech. ReutersSunday (28/8).
Before entering politics, Freeland spent 20 years as a journalist.
He was a freelance correspondent based in Ukraine for FinancialTimes, Washington Postand The Economist.
In 2010, Freeland also briefly joined Thomson Reuters Canada. Here he became general manager and editor of the company.
Besides being a journalist, Freeland is a devoted writer.
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