Global News published this video item, entitled “”Absolutely disgusting:” Float in Sundre, Alberta rodeo parade causes outrage” – below is their description.
A parade float depicting a Sikh man riding a manure spreader called “The Liberal” took part in Saturday’s Sundre Pro Rodeo parade, which sparked disgust and outrage on social media.
Didsbury resident, Mike Crampton was at the parade with his family when he took the photos of the float.
“It’s just so frustrating that people think that that’s an okay thing to do, you know,” he said. “It’s like this normalized casual racism that they just roll out and think that it’s a fine thing to put in front of a community event.”
Calgary Forest Lawn Conservative MP Jasrai Hallan condemned the float on Twitter, calling it “absolutely disgusting,” adding “these acts have no place in Canada.”
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