July 23rd, 2011
10:08 AM ET

Quiz: How many war criminals hide in Canada?

How much do you know about the world?

This week, test your knowledge with questions such as:

- How many fugitives wanted for war crimes or crimes against humanity are hiding in Canada?

- How did China commemorate Yao Ming's retirement from basketball?

- Which country has the largest proven crude oil reserves?

- European leaders agreed this week to a rescue package for Greece worth how much?

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  1. Scott (Victoria BC)

    I'm sorry, but the question regarding how many war crime fugitives are hiding in Canada is insulting and whom ever came up with it has no understanding whatsoever of what Canada is all about. Is that how America sees Canada... a safe haven for the world's worst criminals? How would Americans like it if Canadians asked how many criminals, particularly those internationally hunted fugitives wanted for humanitarian atrocities, are hiding amongst its boarders? Come on now, as a proud Canadian who spends a great deal of time on both sides of the boarder, I am tired of hearing America's perception that we are a safe haven for societies worst offenders. We Canadians are just as reviled with war criminals as you Americans are. And our legal and political systems, with all their respective imperfections, are just as dedicated as your legal system to identifying and bringing to justice such individuals. We are in no way complacent in our view of those who commit such hienous acts. In fact, Canadians are probably more reviled with such things as we do have a culture which feels an inherent need to protect its right to bear arms as is the case with our neighbours to the south. Now, I am in no way vilifying America's desire to protect its citizen's rights to such things. I'm merely saying that Canada does not share the same culture whereby it is felt that the right to bear arms is necessary, and as such, we are more sensitive to the acts of individuals which cause unprecidented pain on humanity. There is a reason a Canada has been seen on the world stage over the last several decades as the premier peace-keeping nation. Its because of our respect for humanity. And as such, we are in no way tolerant of those individuals willing to commit the worst crimes possible against our fellow citizens. No America, Canada is not a safe haven where war criminals can hide or operate freely amongst its borders. We want justice just as badly as you do and we're just as willing to bring to justice anyone who possesses such pasts.

    July 29, 2011 at 4:03 pm | Reply
  2. Pat

    I'm Canadian and I think that both sides of the border is having a tough time right now. Im in windsor ontario which is right across the river from Detroit. The government in canada is catching those war criminals really fast, its not a big problem. We should be nicer to each other as countrys (in general and where we cross paths like the internet). Divided we fall right? I love my country, im sure most americans love their country. State your patriotic love for your country without bashing others. True allys who wont say one thing and do another are very hard to find these days. Canadians, we shouldnt get in a fight with our older Brother when he (the US) is having big issues at home. Americans, What is going on at home? If people dont have jobs at home, put tarifs on stuff from overseas and get the Mighty American Factories rolling again. If you stop importing junk, you stop exporting jobs to the 3rd world. Your government is there for you the people of America, make them work for their pay. If our isses in canada were the same, i would write my representives every day. -Pat

    July 30, 2011 at 3:35 am | Reply
  3. Claira

    Canadas better than America...Its more Democratic

    July 30, 2011 at 6:10 pm | Reply
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