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Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge declined to go to Qatar for the 2022 FIFA world cup on a point of principle, to stand for LGBTQ rights and migrant worker rights in the host country. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Sport Minister St-Onge refused to go to Qatar for FIFA World Cup to show solidarity with LGBTQ community and migrant workers, say Liberal sources

International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan meets with Canada Soccer players in Qatar. Those Canadian government officials who have gone to Qatar to support our team have spoken out on human rights issues there, writes Tim Powers. Photograph courtesy of Canada Soccer's Twitter
The allegations of Chinese interference in Canada contain some 'awkwardness' for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who must balance being tough on China while maintaining crucial support of Chinese-Canadians in GTA ridings. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

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Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland walks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on her way to give the fall economic statement on Nov. 3. While the federal government took some steps to respond to the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act, there are more policy measures they can implement, says Canadians for Clean Prosperity's Michael Bernstein. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Frosty exchange: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was confronted by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Nov. 15 in Bali, Indonesia, at the G20 Summit. Screen capture image courtesy of CBCNN
Wednesday, November 30, 2022