- The Canadian PM made the comment during a town hall at MacEwan University
- Aimee, with controversial religious group World Mission Society Church of God had posed a question about volunteering in Canada
- ‘We came here today to ask you to also look into the policies that religious charitable organizations have in our legislation,’ she told him
- She added that she believed it was important because ‘maternal love is the love that’s going to change the future of mankind’
- Trudeau interrupted to say ‘peoplekind’ is a more inclusive term than ‘mankind’
- Aimee insists she wasn’t offended by the comments, telling DailyMail.com: ‘It wasn’t negative. ‘Did it look like I was bothered by it?’
- His interjection was well-received by the audience, but sparked a wave of criticism on social media
By Hannah Parry | 6 February 2018
DAILY MAIL — Justin Trudeau has been criticized for interrupting a woman during a town hall to tell her to use the term ‘peoplekind’ instead of ‘mankind.’
The Canadian Prime Minister was hosting a Q&A at MacEwan University in Edmonton on Thursday, the latest stop on a cross-country tour that began last month.
Aimee, from the World Mission Society Church of God, a controversial feminist church founded in South Korea, stood to ask a question about volunteering.
Canadian regulations place restrictions on volunteering with religious organizations, and the young woman wanted Trudeau to make it easier for her church to do volunteer work. […]