PM not meeting, but not ‘snubbing,’ Dalai Lama on his Canadian visit

The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck

Prime Minister Stephen Harper won't meet the Dalai Lama during his current visit to Canada. However, several senior cabinet minister and MPs to attend Friday event in Vancouver.

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