Following a public controversy, Anthony Rota has reportedly resigned as House Speaker.

It’s official, Anthony Rota reportedly resigned on Tuesday as Speaker of the House of Commons in Canada following a public controversy as noted here.

Canada House Speaker

Here’s what happened:

Rota reportedly publicly celebrated a man who – was later determined- to have fought for the Nazis in World War II. Rota called him a “hero,” during Parliament while Justin Trudeau and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy were in attendance.

Canada House of Commons

As mentioned in the below TikTok video posted by user @c4news, a standing ovation was given to the Ukranian man.


The speaker of Canada’s House of Commons has apologised for recognising a man who fought for a Nazi military unit during World War II, while President Zelenskyy was visiting the country #canada #ukraine #zelenskyy #Trudeau #Rota #canadaparliament #Russia #ukrainewar #c4news

♬ original sound – Channel 4 News

Rota initially issued an apology for his actions and has since allegedly stepped down about “global embarrassment.”

Published by HOLR Magazine.