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International, Politics

Canada should take leadership role in Rohingya crisis, says Bob Rae

Canada should take a leadership role in responding to the current crisis affecting the Rohingya minority by stepping up its humanitarian and development efforts in Bangladesh and Myanmar, Canada’s special envoy to Myanmar, says in his final report. “Canada’s response» 

International, Politics

Myanmar not ready yet for return of Rohingya refugees, says Bob Rae

Conditions on the ground in Myanmar are not conducive yet for the voluntary return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have sought refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh following a brutal security crackdown against the Muslim minority group, says Canada’s» 


Canada’s envoy to Myanmar issues interim report on Rohingya crisis

Canada’s special envoy to Myanmar says it’s hard to put into words the extent of the humanitarian crisis facing the Rohingya Muslim minority. Bob Rae issued his interim report on Thursday night on the crisis that has seen more than» 


MP Bob Rae resigns to devote his time to First Nations issues

Longtime politician Bob Rae announced Wednesday (June 19) that he was leaving politics to return to his original profession of lawyer and mediator to work on First Nation Indigenous issues. The Liberal opposition Member of Parliament had been interim party»