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China cites pest concerns as the reason for a ban on Canadian canola

By The Canadian Press With files from The Associated Press
March 6, 2019 - 9:29am

BEIJING — China's foreign ministry said Wednesday that it is blocking some imports of Canadian canola due to fears of insect infestation, in what some suggest is just the latest swipe against the Canadian government for arresting a top Chinese tech executive.

Elie Wiesel, holocaust survivor speaking to the crowd during a We Day event at the Air Canada Centre on Oct. 2009 in Toronto. (Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

Canadians Remember Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel

By The Canadian Press With files from The Associated Press
July 3, 2016 - 12:10am

TORONTO:  Many Canadians were mourning the death of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Holocaust survivor, and author Elie Wiesel.

On social media, prominent Canadian politicians paid tribute to Wiesel, who was an advocate for victims of violence and oppression.