Canada: Liberals remove condemnation of “barbaric cultural practices” like FGM from citizenship study guide

Canada’s Liberal government has removed condemnation of “barbaric cultural practices” like Muslim honor killings and female genital mutilation from the study guide used to complete the Canadian citizenship exam.

The Canadian Press has obtained a copy of the soon-to-be-released guide and noted extensive revisions.

The reference to “getting a job” as an obligation of Canadian citizenship has also been excised. The previous Conservative government reworked the document in 2011 when Jason Kenney was immigration minister