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Advocacy for Ethiopia hosts Conference on Good Governance, Peace, Security, and Sustainable Development in the Horn of Africa in Washington DC, from April 9 – 11, 2010.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Genocide Intervention Network announced that Nashville local Claude Gatebuke has been named a Carl Wilkens Fellow. (Full Story)
Researchers from the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal have found that young gay and lesbian suicide victims are twelve times more likely to suffer from anxiety disorders and more likely to consult mental health professionals than heterosexual youths.
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MONTREAL — Canada's Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, today rallied the international community to a strategic and coordinated effort to rebuild Haiti. The Prime Minister’s call came during an address to delegates of the Ministerial Preparatory Conference on Haiti.
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Ottawa — Canada will expedite immigration applications from Haitians with family in this country, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today. Haitians in Canada temporarily will also be allowed to extend their stay.
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Like me, Haitian communities across Canada are heartbroken and overwhelmed by the magnitude of this catastrophe. The images and news reports are unbearable to watch. So much distress, suffering and loss. We are also, of course, imagining the worst, situations no image can capture that only increase our feeling of helplessness.
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OTTAWA—We have once again been hit with devastating news and cannot imagine a worse ending to the year, said Michaëlle Jean, Canada's Governor General, in a statement released on Dec. 30. 2009. Four of our Canadian soldiers and Michelle Lang, a journalist with the Calgary Herald, were killed when their armoured vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. (Full Story)
OTTAWA - Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) condemns Immigration Minister Kenny's politicized move to defund social-justice church-group Kairos, which received government funding for 35 years. (Full Story)
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia - The Cartagena Action Plan has been adopted by the international community, finalizing five days of work of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention. (Full Story)
SHANGHAI, CHINA – Speaking to the Canada China Business Council today, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that four new Canadian commercial offices are now open for business in China. (Full Story)
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