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Pierre Poilievre compares Kelowna to a third-world country

Footage from the tweet.
Image Credit: Twitter: @PierrePoilievre

Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre said Kelowna looks like a third-world country.

The leader of the official opposition tweeted a minute-long video of homeless camps along the Okanagan Rail Trail with the caption: "These images are not from a far away third-world country... This is Kelowna."

Poilievre then firmly lays the blame on the Liberal government.

"After eight years of Trudeau and the NDP," he says.

The minute-long video taken from the social media site TikTok appears to have been filmed from a bicycle which passes roughly 50 homeless campsites in its 57-second duration. The song Hard Sun by the band Indio plays in the background.

Ten hours after the May 30 tweet went out it had been viewed by almost 400,000 people.




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