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Malala Yousafzai to become Canada’s sixth honorary citizen, joining Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama

Malala Yousafzai to become Canada’s sixth honorary citizen, joining Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama

Malala Yousafzai, an advocate for girls’ education and the target of a Taliban assassination attempt, will be made an honorary Canadian citizen.
A senior government source confirms that Wednesday’s throne speech will confer the honour on the 16-year-old international figure.
Yousafzai was shot in the head in her native Pakistan by the Taliban in October, 2012 while she was on a bus going home from school. (Photo: AP Photo/Jessica Rinaldi)

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