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February 11, 2003
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Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney criticized past Canadian leaders who barred Jewish refugees during the Holocaust era. “To this day I cannot watch footage of the faces of Jewish mothers, fathers and children consigned to the gas chambers without, as a Canadian, feeling a great sense of sorrow, loss and guilt,” said Mulroney, who opened a two-day conference on anti-Semitism at the University of Toronto.

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