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‘Our souls are numb;’ vigil planned for victims of anti-Muslim attack in London, Ont.

Pandemic restrictions were eased Tuesday to allow mourners to attend a vigil for a Muslim family cut down as they took their regular evening stroll in what many have characterized as an act of terrorism. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford were among dignitaries expected to join grief-stricken members of the community

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Child Advocates Call on the Federal Government to Prioritize Children in Budget 2021

As a third wave of COVID-19 sweeps the nation, Children First Canada and our Council of Champions are calling on the federal government to make children a high priority in Canada’s COVID-19 response and economic recovery plans in Budget 2021. Canada currently ranks 30th out of 38 OECD nations for protecting the well-being of children.[1]

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Canada joins U.S. and U.K. in imposing sanctions on China over treatment of Uyghur Muslims

The Canadian government says mounting evidence points to state-led abuses by Chinese authorities against more than one million Uyghurs OTTAWA — Canada is levelling sanctions against Chinese officials over human-rights violations against minority Muslims in that country. Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau says in taking the dramatic step, Canada is joining its partners in calling

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Time to finally deal with racism and discrimination in Canadian charities – Shanaaz Gokool, Contributor to the Toronto Star

Not-for-profits and registered charities, a multi-billion-dollar sector employing two million Canadians, are a vital part of the Canadian economy. They reach into virtually every aspect of Canadian life. They will be called upon, and will play an important role in helping us through this challenging period of recovery and transformation. Indeed, the unfolding story that

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