Trudeau Promises to Sign A Treaty Regulating the Arms Trade

Have him start with China:

Justin Trudeau says a Liberal government would start re-engaging Canada with the world by signing a landmark global treaty to regulate the arms trade.

The Conservative government’s refusal to sign the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty is an example of how Stephen Harper’s penchant for going it alone in the world has reduced Canada’s global voice, he said.

“Mr. Harper hasn’t seemed to notice that the fact that he shouts loudly on the world stage doesn’t offset the fact that nobody’s listening much to Canada any more,” Trudeau said at a morning rally in support of candidates in the London area.

The New Democrats have also called on the Harper government to sign the treaty that came into force on Dec. 24, 2014.

It seeks to regulate the international trade in conventional weaponry from small arms to battle tanks, combat aircraft and warships.

The federal government has yet to sign and has raised concerns over how it would affect gun owners in Canada.

  • Frances

    And this would improve security in the world how?

  • Clausewitz

    Oh yeah, that’ll work.

  • Ron MacDonald

    That would cost Canadian a lot of jobs.

  • pike bishop

    If the immigration & justices ministries are going to be left to the UN, why not just let them have the Prime ministry too and we won’t need a Government of Canada.

    • David

      ell no, lets join the eu by proxie, say olland. that should go over good with thomas.

  • Minicapt

    Young master Trudeau should inform us of those on the world stage who listen to him.


  • dance…dancetotheradio

    And yet he proposes to break the UN treaty on narcotics to which our country is a signatory by legalizing marijuana.