25 Mar 2015


From Nights, 8:40 pm on 25 March 2015

It's the second-largest country by total area and the northernmost country of the North America continent, journalist for Medicine Hat News, Peggy Revell reports from Canada, pop. 35,675,834 (est. 2014)... prime minister Stephan Harper is asking parliament to extend and expand the current military mission in Iraq against ISIS; a polarizing public debate has erupted after the Federal Court struck down the Federal Conservative government's policy that banned women from wearing the Niqab (the full head covering) while saying their oath of citizenship; Canada's public broadcaster announced that musician Shad will take the helm as host of Q, one of the nation's top arts and culture shows, after its founder and original host Jian Ghomeshi was fired late last year when multiple charges of sexual assault were brought against him by multiple women.

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