EI’s Laurie King-Irani on CBC discussing Canada and Lebanon

On July 23, EI’s Laurie King-Irani appeared on “Cross Country Checkup,” a weekly show on CBC. Focusing weekly on an issue of importance, the show aims to “take the pulse” of the Canadian public about that issue. The July 23 episode was hosted by guest host Nancy Wood, entitled: “What do you think of Canada’s response to the crisis in Lebanon?”

Wood introduced the week’s show with an overview of the aftermath of the beginning of the Israeli attack on Lebanon: “This week many of us were glued to the drama developing in Lebanon. Thousands of Canadian citizens tried to flee hostilities that broke out the previous week. Some were not so lucky. Eight members of one Montreal family died when shells demolished the house they were staying in in southern Lebanon….”

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