GoFundMe ends fundraising for Canada trucker protest
07 February 2022 | 3:17 pm
Millions raised for the "Freedom Convoy" protest against COVID measures will be refunded or redirected to charities, the crowdfunding platform said, after police reports of "unlawful activity."Millions raised for the "Freedom Convoy" protest against COVID measures will be refunded or redirected to charities, the crowdfunding platform said, after police reports of "unlawful activity."
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Canadian MPs overwhelming voted in favor of banning "therapies" that seek to change people's sexual orientation. The bill's passing is seen as a win for the LGBTQ+ community.
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A First Nation has uncovered hundreds of unmarked graves at a former Indigenous residential school in southern Saskatchewan. A similar recent discovery shocked the world.
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The discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves on the sites of former Indigenous residential schools across Canada has sparked a long overdue reckoning with the country's colonial past.
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Indigenous chief Joan Brown said the Penelakut tribe had to "face the trauma because of these acts of genocide." Canadian PM Justin Trudeau said his "heart breaks" at the discovery.
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Despite Trudeau's COVID policies being widely seen as a success, he called the early vote in a bid to give his Liberal government a new mandate to steer Canada's pandemic exit.
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Over six days, the lives of Afghan researcher Mohammad Ehsan Saadat and his family turned upside down: enough time to fill out an asylum application and flee to Canada just before the Taliban walked into Kabul. Since then, he has often said to himself how "lucky" he is to have the opportunity to start anew in Canada, but "weeps" for those left behind.
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With a magnifying glass in one hand and notebook in the other, butterfly enthusiasts are on the hunt for monarch eggs. In Canada, hundreds of hunters take part in the annual monarch census counting, as the emblematic butterflies remain threatened by extinction.
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A crowd of angry protesters surrounds Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, chanting "lock him up" and hurling profanities as the Liberal Party leader boards his campaign bus following a visit to a brewery in London, Ontario.
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