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What Humphrey Bogart’s “Rick” Would Think of Bill C-31

Wednesday was Refugee Rights Day, which got me thinking about Casablanca. There is a great — though pitiable — scene in the movie where a young Eastern European woman, Annina, confides in Rick (Humphrey Bogart), the saloon owner, prompting him to let her unsuspecting husband win at the roulette table. Why? Because she and her husband fled Nazi Bulgaria but are now stuck in Casablanca, trapped in limbo without proper travel documents.

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