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CALGARY: PM Trudeau calls emergency press conference in response to school graffiti

February 14, 2016 9:21 pm
Updated: February 15, 2016 4:21 pm

Prime Minister Trudeau responds to racist, hateful graffiti sprayed on Calgary school

There's been another round of racist hate graffiti sprayed in Calgary. Feb 14, 2016

There’s been another round of racist hate graffiti sprayed in Calgary. Feb 14, 2016

Global News

CALGARY – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded Monday to the latest round of racist, hateful graffiti sprayed in Calgary. This time, vandals targeted a junior high school in Queensland.

READ MORE: Spirit of Calgary lives on, despite hateful graffiti spree

A Global News viewer spotted the hateful messages on Wilma Hansen School Sunday afternoon.

One message calls for violence against Syrians and mosques and reads: “Syrians go home and die.”GEOOcalhate1

Another targets the Prime Minister: “Kill the traitor Trudeau.”

Trudeau responded via Twitter Monday, writing, “Canadians have shown the best of our country in welcoming refugees. That spirit won’t be diminished by fear and hate.”

The walls were cleaned up before classes resumed on Tuesday.

Police said they are investigating, but provided no further details Monday.

With files from Global’s Erika Tucker

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