Nice to see Justin stand up for Megan Leslie against Peter Kent, even if the NDP was hoping he would be defeated in the last election. Justin's not all bad, no?
The Liberal MP was heard quite clearly to have called Environment Minister Peter Kent a "piece of (expletive)," causing a momentary uproar in the House today.
Kent had just finished telling his NDP critic Megan Leslie that she was ill-informed about a recent climate-change conference because she hadn't attended.
But the government had prevented opposition MPs from being part of the official Canadian delegation.
Following question period, Trudeau rose immediately to apologize.
"I lost my temper and used language that was most decidedly unparliamentary and for that I unreservedly apologize and withdraw my remarks," he said.