• Thursday, December 08, 2022


Canada apologizes for century-old snub of Indian migrants

Canada Prime Minister

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made a formal apology for an incident in which a shipload of Indians were refused entry into Canada more than 100 years ago. More than 300 Indians were barred from Canada in 1914 after an immigration dispute, only for some to be killed in protests on their return to India. “Today I rise in this House to offer an apology on behalf of the government of Canada for our role in the Komagata Maru incident,” Trudeau said in parliament, referring to the name of the ship. “More than a century ago a great injustice…

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