Peterborough mayor defends profanity-laced response to protesters

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Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien stands by her tweet calling protesters ‘f–kwads’ after a confrontation outside the city’s police station on the weekend. The protesters had gathered following an appeal from a QAnon conspiracy theorist to perform citizen’s arrests on local police.

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