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Conservative MP’s Photo of ‘Empty Canadian Grocery Store’ Actually Taken in Northern England, Not Canada

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Summary

  • Lantsman’s tweet included a graphic featuring a photo of a perplexed woman looking at an empty grocery store shelf.
  • “Empty Canadian grocery store shelves could become a larger problem,” the graphic states.
  • They indicated the photo was actually taken in Northern England at the Lakes & Dales Co-op supermarket just outside Newcastle in the seaside town of Whitley Bay.
  • “Our petition from Canadians demanding action in communities across the country continues to grow every hour,” Lantsman told PressProgress.
  • FACT-CHECK: ‘Canada Proud’ claims this photo of an empty grocery store shows life under Justin Trudeau resembles the final days of the Soviet Union.