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Omar Khadr to be offered apology, at least $10 million from Canada

The Canadian government is set to offer Omar Khadr an apology and at least $10-million in compensation for the abuses he suffered during his detention by the U.S. in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay,

Canada formally apologizes to Omar Khadr for abuses he endured at Guantanamo Bay

Sign up for our new VICE News Canada newsletter here The Canadian government explained on Friday why it has formally apologized to Omar Khadr and paid him a sum of money as reparations for violating

Canada pays $31 million to three Canadians tortured in Syrian prison

Canada has paid $31.3 million ($24.2 million U.S.) to three Canadian men as reparations for being wrongfully accused of participating in terrorism and subsequently detained and tortured by Syrian

Ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate sues Canada for $50 million

A former Guantanamo Bay detainee is suing Canada’s government for its alleged complicity in abusive treatment he suffered at the hands of U.S. forces in Afghanistan and Cuba, his lawyer told VICE News
Poll suggests Justin Trudeau’s approval rating has slipped below 50%

Poll suggests Justin Trudeau’s approval rating has slipped below 50%

Justin Trudeau heads into the winter break, like Marley’s ghost, dragging behind him the chains he’s forged in office. For the first time in his “Sunny Ways” mandate, Trudeau’s approval ratings have
BONOKOSKI: Trudeau’s unforgivable audience with Joshua Boyle

BONOKOSKI: Trudeau’s unforgivable audience with Joshua Boyle

Canadians have the right to know whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is suddenly playing Crazy 8s with a euchre deck. It’s a legitimate question. After all, what prime minister in his right mind
EDITORIAL: We’re owed answers on Trudeau’s Boyle meeting

EDITORIAL: We’re owed answers on Trudeau’s Boyle meeting

Canadians deserve to know more about why Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with returned captive Joshua Boyle and his family and what was discussed during that meeting. For a PM who preached
EDITORIAL: Trudeau town halls show Canadians’ frustrations

EDITORIAL: Trudeau town halls show Canadians’ frustrations

Let’s get the compliments out of the way first: We applaud Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for visiting Canadian cities to conduct town hall sessions with regular people. It can get stuffy in the Ottawa
Letters to the Editor, Jan. 16

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 16

FANTASY WORLD Re “Part-time staff at Ontario’s colleges vote to unionize: OPSEU” (The Canadian Press, Jan. 11): Ah, to live in the fantasy world of the public service, absent any checks and balances
EDITORIAL: Omar Khadr’s bail conditions stand – and that’s good news

EDITORIAL: Omar Khadr’s bail conditions stand – and that’s good news

When news broke last year that Omar Khadr had quietly received a $10.5-million payout from the federal government, most of the country was outraged. Canadians were disgusted by the fact there were
TALE OF THE TAPE: How Norman stacks up to Khadr

TALE OF THE TAPE: How Norman stacks up to Khadr

NAME: Mark Norman AGE: 55 KNOWN FOR: Serving his country honourably for 35 years. 411: He comes from a military family. His dad was a major-general in the Canadian Army, but he was drawn to the sea.
Don’t force military court to hear Omar Khadr appeal: U.S. government lawyers

Don’t force military court to hear Omar Khadr appeal: U.S. government lawyers

TORONTO — Forcing a military court to hear and decide an appeal from former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr is inappropriate, the American government says. In new legal filings, U.S. government