'And in Saudi Arabia, blogger Raif
Badawi is still in prison for the alleged crime of 'criticising Islam through electronic means.'
died when he was just three weeks old and the life of Harrison hung in the balance.
is the son of Diana's daughter Rhonda Ross and almost stole the show when the big-haired youngster pulled off some dance moves as he headed up to introduce his grandma.
Badawi is a priority not just for me and for his family but for all Canadians," Trudeau said.
Badawi's wife and three children became Canadian citizens earlier this year
Samar Badawi is the sister-in-law of Raif
Badawi's wife Ensaf Haidar, who lives in Quebec and recently became a Canadian citizen.
David added: "Raif
has been cooking chips for 30 years so we can't tell him what to do, just show him that there might be another way.
The local representatives who attended at the evening reception were chairperson Linda Wrigley, Joanne Raif
from the finance department, Ken Blessing from community services and Diana Brook from Castle Hall Residential Home.
The seven gold winners were Alice Hutchinson, Emma Burk, Emma Walton, Sam Faulkner, Oliver Binks, Sammi Raif
, Michael Robinson.
Previous recipients also include the imprisoned Saudi liberal blogger, Raif
Badawi (2016), Helen Suzman (2002), Martin Lee (1996) and was first awarded in 1986, the international organization said.
It's been five years since Saudi writer and activist, Raif
Badawi was imprisoned for advocating liberalism and secularism.