Canadians react to Malala Yousafzai being given honourary citizenship

Malala Yousafzai visits with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (@CanadianPM)

Canadian’s expressed reaction to the news of Malala Yousafzai being given honourary Canadian Citizenship and becoming a new Canadian.

Yousafzai is a Nobel Peace prize recipient.

 

I honestly think it’s awesome!

She’s done a lot of amazing things, so I think any sort of special titles we can give is a nice thing

Women in particular need role models today

Canada should be proud!

Originally from Pakistan, Yousafzai has been vocal on the issue of girls education and women’s rights around the world.

Other issues Yousafzai has been vocal on include the plight of refugees.

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With files from Cheyenne Bergenhenegouwen