Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged Thursday that his government “will always be unequivocal” about defending a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion and criticized 'backsliding' among conservative politicians.
“We are working with like-minded nations and clearly this will put pressure on other countries – like the US – to acknowledge that this is a real issue and that we need to address it in a meaningful way.” - Navdeep Bains after Canada signed the Christchurch Call to reduce the use of the internet to incite terrorism, violence and hatred.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touched down in Paris on Wednesday to sign a call to action that aims to clamp down on online extremism in the aftermath of the livestreamed shootings that killed 51 people in New Zealand in March. His first stop was at Notre Dame Cathedral, where he offered Canadian lumber and steel to help with the cathedral's reconstruction.
Global tech giants have pledged to clamp down on terrorist and extremist content on their platforms, again, in the aftermath of a livestreamed shooting that killed 51 worshippers praying in two New Zealand mosques in March.
The British government has proposed to weaken environmental oversight as part of its plan to leave the European Union, creating a situation that critics say will leave serious gaps, especially if the United Kingdom plunges into a no-deal scenario.