Tag: Canada

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China upholds the death sentence for Robert Lloyd Schellenberg

On Tuesday, the Liaoning High People’s Court decided to uphold the death sentence handed down to Canadian smuggler Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, refusing to fulfil his appeal. The court described how “the first trial was clear, the evidence was true and sufficient.” Schellenberg’s death sentence was first issued in 2019 after he smuggled over 222 kilograms…

Global

The Discovery of More Unmarked Graves Raises Difficult Questions for Canada

On Thursday 24 June, Chief Cadmusn Delmore of the Cowessess First Nation announced over 750 unmarked graves had been discovered at one of Canada’s former re-education sites for Indigenous children. The Marieval Indian Residential School (Cowessess) was operational in the province of Saskatchewan from 1899 to 1997. After last month’s discovery of 215 unmarked graves…

Travel

Bizarre food around the world

Trying local specialties is one of the exciting aspects of travel, but sometimes what the locals consider as food isn’t something we would normally assume is edible. It may sound bizarre to the rest of the world, but some of these strange cuisines are favourites among the local tongue. When we talk about bizarre food,…

Global

Fame for Afghan Trudeau look-a-like

A contestant on an Afghan singing competition has gone viral on social media because of his likeness to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mr Abdul Salam Maftoon, a wedding singer from northeast Afghanistan, is one of the final eight contestants on the televised talent show Afghan Star and has a distinct style of romantic folk…

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