Canada was right not to skip out on the Qatar World Cup
Neither FIFA nor Qatar would have lost a night’s sleep over Canada’s non-participation, while a generation of Canadian soccer dreams would have been wiped out for a token, meaningless protest.
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