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Book Launch Honouring Gandhi's Anniversary. McGill professor of comparative religion unravels the leader's little known spiritual life
 Montreal – In commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday and the International Day of Non-Violence celebrated in his honour, author and comparative religion professor, Arvind Sharma will host a public book signing for his recently published, Gandhi: A Spiritual Biography, on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 5 pm at Paragraphe Bookstore.


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RCMP Arrests Two Individuals for Terrorism-related Charges
Ottawa – The RCMP arrested two individuals on April 22, 2013 and charged them with conspiring to carry out a terrorist attack against a VIA passenger train. (Full Story)
Academic Freedom. An international conference to be held in Montreal
How can we protect academic freedom in an increasingly globalized world? Traditionally understood to be the right of individual faculty members to determine the trajectory of their research without interference, academic freedom is increasingly subject to a variety of interpretations.  (Full Story)
Canada Closes Embassy in Iran and Expels Iranian Diplomats
Canada has closed its embassy in Iran, effective immediately, and declared personae non gratae all remaining Iranian diplomats in Canada. - Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird (Full Story)
President of the Convention banning anti-personnel mines “lends a leg” for a mine-free world
Phnom Penh and Geneva – The President of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, H.E. PRAK Sokhonn of Cambodia, is joining thousands around the world in rolling up a pant-leg in solidarity with landmine survivors on the occasion of the United Nations’ international day for landmine action. (Full Story)
The Legal Pressure Against EveryOne Group Continues
Roberto Malini and Dario Picciau, human rights activists and co-presidents of EveryOne Group will stand before a judge at the Court of Pesaro on April 27th, 2012.  (Full Story)
Saint-Raymond Community Centre has an “Open House”on January 19, 2012
The public is invited to the Saint-Raymond Open House Thursday evening, January 19, 2012 from 5 pm to 8 pm. The event will be highlighting the many programs and activities offered to the community. (Full Story)
GATINEAU'S CODE OF VALUES FOR IMMIGRANTS: IMMIGRANTS SHOULD FILE CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINTS
Montreal - Residents of the City of Gatineau, who are immigrants or permanents residents and who feel singled out and discriminated by the City's recently adopted Code of Values (“Énoncé de valeurs“) are encouraged to contact CRARR with the view to launch civil rights complaints. (Full Story)
Sports. Sidney Crosby named Youth Olympic Ambassador
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. – Hockey star Sidney Crosby has been named the International Olympic Committee’s final Youth Olympic Ambassador for the Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games. (Full Story)
CANADIAN YOUTH EJECTED FROM COP17 TURN THEIR BACKS ON CANADIAN GOVERNMENT DURING OPENING SPEECH
Durban, South Africa – Members of the Canadian Youth Delegation were ejected from COP17 as Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent delivered his opening address at the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa. Just as Kent began his speech, six youth stood and turned away from the Minister revealing the message “Turn your back on Canada” prominently displayed on their shirts.
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