Environmental activists rallying outside the Philippine Senate to demand containers filled with household rubbish be shipped back to Canada. Photo: AFP

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada as diplomatic rift over dumped rubbish deepens

  • A Canadian company sent about 100 shipping containers that included rotting rubbish wrongly labelled as recyclables to Philippine ports in 2013 and 2014
  • Canada has since said it is working to arrange for the containers’ return but has not said when exactly that might happen
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Environmental activists rallying outside the Philippine Senate to demand containers filled with household rubbish be shipped back to Canada. Photo: AFP
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