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Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Trudeau apologizes for past exclusion of Jewish refugees

Canada’s prime minister is set to apologize for what he will call the country’s moral failure in denying asylum to Jewish refugees during World War II. In one key event in June of 1939, the government of Canada rejected a» 

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Trudeau sets the date for Canada’s MS St. Louis apology

The Liberal government will issue an apology On Nov. 7 for Canada’s 1939 decision to turn away the MS St. Louis, a ship carrying 907 Jewish passengers fleeing Nazi persecution in Europe. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement on» 

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Prime Minister to apologise for 1939 decision turning away Jews

Canada’s Prime Minister announced this week that he will be making another formal apology in the House of Commons. This time it will be a decision in June of 1939 when it refused landing to a ship carrying hundreds of» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Canada appears set to issue apology for 1939 failure to admit Jewish refugees

There are reports that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is preparing to apologize for one of the darkest moments in Canadian history–a 1939 government decision to turn away a boat of asylum-seeking German Jews. Citing unnamed sources in Ottawa, the Canadian»