Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan retracts his claim about the role he played in Operation Medusa in Afghanistan in 2006, and apologizes for the “mistake”. On April 29, 2017, Sajjan posted on his Facebook page the following:
On February 18, 2017 the Palestine House (البيت الفلسطيني) and the Arab Palestinian Association (المجلس الكندي الفلسطيني) held in Mississauga, Ontario an event in solidarity with the Palestinian people celebrating the 52 anniversary of the Palestinian revolution that started with Fatah movement’s first armed attack against Israel on January 1, 1965. Liberal MP Omar Alghabra attended the event.
Speaking at the Ottawa Forum, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan outlined the role of Canada’s military under Justin Trudeau government emphasizing the importance of learning the lessons of past mistakes by adopting a new strategy that gives priority to peaceful solutions based on analyzing the all factors rather than using military force.
The Government of Canada announced on April 28, 2017 that it is removing a condition which requires spouses and partners of Canadian citizens to live with their sponsors for two years after arriving in Canada in order to keep their permanent resident status.
2017 Ontario Budget announced on Thursday, April 28, 2017, includes a “Black Youth Action Plan” as part of its policy to address racism and to to advance equality for all Ontarians. The following the details of the “Ontario Black Youth Action Plan”:
Michael Coren, Toronto author, print and broadcast journalist who left the Catholic Church for Anglicanism, argues that throughout history Islam tolerated Christians, and even saved them from extinction. According to Coren, the US war in Iraq led by a Christian President and supported by Christian groups is the cause for the mass exodus of Christians from Iraq and Syria.