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Canada

2017

22

Sep

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Justin Trudeau: Canada humiliated indigenous people

On a stage where many world leaders spotlight their successes, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday about one of his nation’s historic failures: the injustices long faced by its native people. “For indigenous peoples in Canada, the experience was mostly one of humiliation, neglect and abuse” under successive governments […]

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Country: Canada
Source: Daily Sabah

14

Apr

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United Nations is responsible for suffering of Syrian people, Canadian FM says

Russia vetoed a UN resolution Wednesday that would have condemned the reported use of chemical weapons in a town in northern Syria and demanded a speedy investigation, triggering clashes between Moscow and the measure’s Western backers. Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued a statement Wednesday saying Canada “deplored” Russia’s veto. “This systematic obstruction […]

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Country: Canada
Source: CBC

2016

25

Oct

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Canada’s Quebec plans to ban veiled women from receiving government services

Quebec is moving ahead with a law to ban face-coverings in the public sector in a move criticized as marginalizing Muslim women and inflaming anti-immigrant tensions in the mainly French-speaking Canadian province. The proposed law prohibits anyone giving or receiving government services, such as a provincial government-issued health card, from wearing face-covering garments. Quebec says […]

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Country: Canada
Source: Reuters