New chair of Amnesty International Canada the first from Waterloo Region

Waterloo Region Record

Valerie Hill
June 22, 2015

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From the time he was a child growing up in Waterloo, Andrew Thompson was taught the importance of serving his community. Now as chair of Amnesty International Canada, he is on the forefront of making significant changes both in Canada and abroad.

"I think we're fortunate to live in Canada, especially K-W where there is a strong tradition of social justice," he said. "That's what I love about living in this community."

For the past four years, Thompson had served as a director of the English-speaking branch of Amnesty International Canada and is the non-profit organization's first chair hailing from …

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