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By Yves Engler, Canadian Dimension, June 1, 2020

Do black lives in Haiti matter to the Canadian government? At the time of writing, Justin Trudeau continues to back the neo-Duvalierists who are currently subjugating that country’s impoverished masses, leading to a total loss of confidence in every sector of Haitian civil society.

Last Wednesday the prime minister called President Jovenel Moïse and “underscored the strong friendship between Canada and Haiti.” This is the latest instance of diplomatic support by the Liberals for a repressive, corrupt and illegitimate president who has faced massive popular protests.

In April 2018 Trudeau met with Moïse at the Summit of the Americas, and later with Moïse’s prime minister, Jean-Henry Céant, in Ottawa in December…