LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Canadian Parliament member is being criticized for her use of a four-letter word during a passionate speech.

"Why does this government treat Alberta like a fart in the room that nobody wants to talk about or acknowledge?" demanded Parliament member Michelle Rempel during the speech. "That is where my constituents have been at with this government for over a year."

Rempel's remark came during a speech about economic issues facing Alberta.

Shortly after the speech, an opponent asked her to withdraw the statement, saying it's un-Parliamentary.

Rempel refused,

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