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Conservative Chief Pierre Poilievre has denounced remarks from much-proper political commentator Jeremy MacKenzie — who built a menace of sexual violence directed at Poilievre’s wife, Anaida Poilievre.
Poilievre says his place of work has contacted legislation enforcement about the feedback.
Jeremy MacKenzie, the chief of the Canadian far-correct group Diagolon, designed the threats over the weekend in a stream on the social media app Telegram while talking with a guest, Alex Vriend.
“Let us rape her,” MacKenzie stated. “It is really not really a sexual intercourse thing. It can be like we just want to exhibit people that we can do factors to you if we want to. It is really a ability transfer.”
MacKenzie produced a number of racist and derogatory remarks about Anaida Poilievre’s Venezuelan track record in the stream.
Anaida Poilievre was born in Venezuela and grew up in Montreal. Pierre and Anaida married in 2017 and have two young children.
In a assertion posted to Twitter Monday, Poilievre reported his office environment has contacted the RCMP about the responses.
“My business office has referred these opinions to the RCMP to assess whether prison prices should be laid,” he said in the assertion.
The RCMP has not nonetheless responded to an inquiry from CBC News about whether they’re investigating MacKenzie’s opinions.
“These adult males are dirtbags,” Poilievre said in the assertion. “Frankly, like most Canadians, till about a thirty day period ago I experienced by no means listened to of Diagolon and these losers. They are all odious.
“This form of rubbish has no spot in Canada. No a single ought to encounter this abuse.
“Folks can assault my politics, they can call me names, they can protest my tips and what I stand for. But threatening my spouse and family members is appalling and I will not tolerate it. Go away my family by itself.”
Who is Jeremy MacKenzie?
MacKenzie has captivated notice for his aid of the anti-vaccine mandate convoy protest which occupied Ottawa earlier this year, and for his management of far-proper team Diagolon.
An Instagram account bearing MacKenzie’s name describes him as a “Sub-Standard podcaster, Sit-down comic Super Villain, Sardonic Emperor of Diagolon, Quite Frightening.”
The Saskatchewan RCMP charged MacKenzie in July with assault, pointing a firearm, utilizing a restricted weapon in a careless fashion and mischief. Nova Scotia RCMP charged MacKenzie with 13 gun-linked prices in June.
MacKenzie was photographed shaking palms with Poilievre earlier this year but The Countrywide Article reviews MacKenzie could have staged the picture to make Poilievre seem undesirable.