TRUDEAU APOLOGIZES FOR 1939 RE­FUSAL OF JEWISH REFUGEES

StarMetro Calgary - - CANADA & WORLD - SEAN KILPATRICK/ THE CANADIAN PRESS

Sur­vivors and fam­i­lies of 900 Ger­man Jews whose pleas for asy­lum Canada ig­nored dur­ing the Holo­caust re­ceived an of­fi­cial fed­eral apol­ogy Wed­nes­day. Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau, seen here with Ana Maria Gordon, the only sur­viv­ing Canadian pas­sen­ger of the MS St.

Louis, vowed more fed­eral help to com­bat anti-Semitic acts.

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