A dignified life includes having a humane level of access to health care, education, income, and security.
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair will be hosting Ottawa’s Global Dignity Day 2016 event on Parliament Hill. The event has previously been hosted by Justin Trudeau and John Baird. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
OTTAWA—Canada was recently ranked the fourth-most generous country in the world, a highly respectable distinction by any standards.
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