Ottawa, October 22, 2020 - This afternoon, Stéphane Bergeron, Member of Parliament and Foreign Affairs Critic for the Bloc Québécois Party, presented a petition to the House of Commons signed by 577 Canadian citizens, including Cubans permanently residing in this northern country, in favour of lifting the blockade imposed by the US government against Cuba. This petition was initiated last April by citizens of the province of Quebec.
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Ottawa, October 2, 2020.- On this Thursday afternoon, the Cuban Ambassador to Canada, Josefina Vidal, gave a virtual conference to students in the course “Politics in Latin America”, at the University of Ottawa.
During her speech, the Ambassador referred to the achievements and challenges of the Cuban Revolution, delved into the process of popular debate and approval of the new Constitution and its progressive content in the social field, particularly the recognition and enjoyment of the rights to health and education of women, children, youth and the elderly, among others, as well as the changes introduced in the structure of the State and Government and the reflection in our Fundamental Law of the economic transformations that are taking place in the country.