The Canadian Press

2016-05-18 | Komagata Maru Apology

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to formally apologize for the Komagata Maru incident today.

Date: 2016-05-18
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 33 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it was 1914 with a comegato Maru filled with 376 Indian passengers sailed to British Columbia the passengers in search of a new life but Canadian officials refused to allow them in on the grounds they were violating immigration laws even though they were British subjects just like every other Canadian at that time the ship was forced back to India for 19 people were killed in a skirmish with British authorities and dozens of others were imprisoned or forced into hiding by Minister Justin Trudeau will rise in the House of Commons and apologize for the incident on behalf of the government of Canada Canadian press Ottawa >>