Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau donned an armored vest and looked with a thick security detail in a significant election rally on Saturday.
Officials wouldn’t disclose the essence of the danger. It led to a 90-minute delay before Trudeau appeared before roughly 2,000 fans who’d turned out since the election campaign before the October 21 vote.
Trudeau wore a suit coat as opposed to his standard rolled-up sleeves and loosened tie and was wearing a vest, that was evident in photographs taken at the function.
Trudeau was escorted through the audience by a high number of plainclothes Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers and Mounties dressed in green tactical equipment.
RCMP spokeswoman Stephanie Dumoulin stated for safety reasons they don’t comment on security measures given to the prime minister.
Prepared remarks had signaled that Trudeau’s wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, was to present the brand new leader. She didn’t look or take the point throughout the rally.
“Quite upsetting to hear Justin Trudeau had to wear a bulletproof vest at a campaign event,” opposition Conservative leader Andrew Scheer tweeted. “Threats of violence from pollical leaders have no place in our democracy”
“Any threat made against @JustinTrudeau, or some other leader, is upsetting to all people,” he wrote. “Regardless of how you vote or think, nobody must face risks of violence. To the officers that protect us thank you.”