It's Thursday, November 11th.
Iran has lost its bid for a seat on a new United Nations agency promoting equality for women.
Currently, It'll just have to make do with the Committee to Prevent Anti-Semitism.
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Veterans Ombudsman - Guy Parent
We started this segment with a clip from Retired Colonel Pat Stogran. His term as Canada's first Veterans Affairs Ombudsman came to an end yesterday. And after three years, he is leaving the post with little satisfaction.
As of this morning - Remembrance Day - Guy Parent has taken over as Canada's Veterans Affairs Ombudsman. He's a Retired Chief Warrant Officer in the Canadian Forces. He also served as Director of Research and Investigation in the office of the Veterans Affairs Ombudsman under Colonel Stogran. Guy Parent was in Ottawa.