April 17, 2019 9:46 pm

Whitby MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes receives racist mail at constituency office

Whitby MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes gets racist piece of mail.

Whitby MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes gets racist piece of mail.

Frazer Snowdon
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Former Liberal MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes got a shock earlier this week when she opened up a piece of mail.

Inside, she found a newspaper article about her leaving the Liberal caucus, allegedly covered with racist remarks. Those comments included the use of the n-word.

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The now-independent MP posted on her twitter account about the mail, saying she commended the person for taking the effort to mail something to their MP, but says she wished the energy was spent on something positive.

Caesar-Chavannes left the Liberal caucus last month, saying a recent interview she did with the Globe and Mail had unintended effects on people she cared about.

Global News reached out to the MP’s office, but she was not available for comment.

Police say they have not been notified about the incident.

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