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CITY OF TORONTO TO CUT FUNDING FOR TORONTO'S PRIDE PARADE

The Mayor of Toronto, David Miller and his cohorts, has threaten to cut funding to the annual gay pride parade, if it go ahead and include in the parade, the group, Queers Against Israeli Apartheid. The suggested cut, has garnered international condemnation, of both the Mayor and the City of Toronto, citing an infringement upon the civil liberties of the group, to openly expressed its opinion on the Israeli-Palestinian crisis. City of Toronto staff, were quoted in the Toronto Star Newspaper, on April 18, citing that future funding for Pride Toronto, may be jeopardized if the activist group is allowed to march in this year’s parade.
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association, which also, in most cases, does not usually get involved, in such debates, also wrote a letter to Toronto's Mayor David Miller, on April 20, 2010, objecting to the threat to Pride funding. In the letter, which is quoted below, it clearly stated that such an action would be against the rights of the participants.…

OBAMA'S FINGERPOINTING

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CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES
FOREIGN POLICY










OBAMA: "You'll listen while I talk, understand?."
HARPER: "I'm sorry, it won't happen again."