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interview monday: Canadians should not tolerate allegations of forced sterilization in their country, Saganash said, and Ottawa must address the issue as victims share their stories, according to Vancouver Courier. I think they have to take this seriously, said the Cree lawyer and MP from northern Quebec. Coerced sterilization clearly breaches human-rights standards that Canada must fight to uphold, Saganash in an interview Monday, and said that authorities should very carefully read Article 2 of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide adopted by the UN in 1948.article continues below Trending Stories Vision Vancouver will not run a mayoral candidate for first time in party's history Vancouver mayor reacts to departure of housing CEO for job with modular housing company Cyclist throws poop at car following collision in Victoria, B.C. VIDEO Vancouver police arrest suspect in weekend assault That international agreement says that genocide includes any acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, such as by imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group. Just the fact that it is happening and people are coming out makes it serious enough to look for a solution. Maurice Law is leading a proposed class-action lawsuit against the federal government, the government of Saskatchewan, all its health authorities, and individual medical professionals. The issue of forced sterilizations will also be raised at the UN Committee Against Torture this week, when Amnesty International Canada and a national law firm call for accountability for the practice. ( As reported in the news.