Federal environment minister deals with threats

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The severity of threats against Environment Minister Catherine McKenna now require her to have an occasional security detail.   

McKenna says she's been sworn at and called a ``communist piece of garbage'' and ``Climate Barbie'' while with her children.   

She says she's received a torrent of online threats since taking office, but the in-person attacks have gotten much worse in recent months.  

She would not elaborate on her security needs