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OUT OF TOUCH: Bono praises Canada as being a ‘leader’ of global community

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MONTREAL — Canada is a leader when it comes to collaborating on global issues, rockstar Bono said Saturday during his keynote address at a Montreal conference to fundraise for AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.

“It’s just great to see Canada leading on this,” he said. “You’ve always been ahead of the curve in realizing we can do more if the international community works together and subsuming your ego into the grand plan.”

Bono was joined onstage by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates for the second and final day of an international donor conference that hoped to raise $13 billion to replenish the Global Fund for the fight against three major infectious diseases. – READ MORE

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