Updated: April 1, 2009 Added full speech; see below
A Federal Court upheld a decision to block outspoken British MP George Galloway from entering Canada, but organizers of his speaking tour had a back-up plan Monday. He appeared in Toronto via video link.
British MP George Galloway address at the University of Toronto
56:25 – Apr 1, 2009
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Welcome to MISSISSAUGA WATCH. Please visit our website at http://www.mississaugawatch.ca (Banned from Canada) British MP George Galloway’s complete address at the Univeristy of Toronto Missisauga (UTM) From the Mississauga News: By: John Bkila March 31, 2009 11:09 PM – During his video appearance in Mississauga tonight, banned British MP George Galloway thanked Canada’s immigration minister “for giving the anti-war movement such a tremendous boost.” Galloway lashed out at Federal Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney when he was beamed into, via the Internet, a nearly full 588-seat MiST theatre at the University of Toronto Mississauga. The controversial Brit was speaking from New York City because the Canada Border Service Agency ruled he was a threat to our national security and banned him from entering the country. “What was meant as a four-city tour has turned into a national and international story. Mr. Kenney, thank-you for giving the anti-war movement such a tremendous boost with your eternal blundering,” said Galloway. You can read more at:
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