Canadian bill honouring families of those who died in 9/11 terrorist attacks gets third reading

A bill entitled The Provincial Day of Service Act has been given a third reading in the Canadian legislature. The bill would give support to military personnel, police officers, medical workers and fire personnel who work against terrorism and to the families of the Canadian people killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, reports Glenn Hendry of

A private member’s bill to honour Ontario families who lost loved ones in the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York City and Washington was given third reading today in the Canadian legislature.

Twenty-four Canadian citizens were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Approximately 40,000 Canadian troops fought in Iraq or Afghanistan, with 150 being killed.

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