It’s probably not the reception Justin Trudeau was hoping for. When he arrived at the Senate on Wednesday, throne speech protesters showed up and shouted over the national anthem.
As the prime minister made his entrance, ahead of the throne speech, he stood for a rendition of "O Canada."
During the anthem, demonstrators began chanting "what do we do when the land is under attack?” and "what do we do when the water is under attack?"
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Towards the end of the song, somebody could loudly be heard shouting, "Justin Trudeau you are on unceded Algonquin territory."
The PM made his way indoors shortly after it ended.
It is not yet clear who is protesting and what they are speaking out against.
His throne speech, which could actually end in a federal election this fall, will be read this afternoon.