- The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration — which seeks to criminalize criticism of migration — is nothing more or less than a dangerous effort to weaken national borders, to normalize mass migration, to blur the line between legal and illegal immigration, and to bolster the idea that people claiming to be refugees enjoy a panoply of rights in countries where they have never before set foot.
- One thing about the agreement, in any event, is irrefutable: almost nobody in the Western world has been clamoring for this. It is, quite simply, a project of the globalist elites. It is a UN power-grab.
- It is something else, too: it is an effort to enhance the clout of the UN’s largest and most influential power bloc — namely, the Arab and Muslim states. Briefly put, whatever this deal is or is not, it is definitely not good news for the West, for freedom, or for national identity and security.
The federal Conservative party would win a majority if an election was held today, a new poll shows.
In a recent random sampling, 43% said they would vote conservative, while 34% would cast a Liberal ballot.
“The Conservatives have a strong and steady lead over the Liberals as we go into the New Year,” said Dr. Lorne Bozinoff, president of Forum Research, which conducted the survey.
Ottawa is getting set to sign Canada onto another showy international agreement, the United Nations’ Global Compact on Migration. You’ve probably heard of it in recent days because certain right-wing commentators in Canada and abroad seem rather agitated about it.
The agitation is fairly overblown. The compact isn’t worth defending, and we’ll get to why it’s a bad idea in a moment. But despite what you may have heard, it wouldn’t actually compel Canada to demobilize our border guards and welcome caravans of migrants across our border to set up camp in Winnipeg. The non-binding agreement is typical of documents of the sort: dozens of pages of progressive fluff that will be signed with great fanfare, celebrated with the mandatory cocktail parties, immediately ignored by all the signatories and then essentially forgotten about.
So why sign at all?
A new Facebook page called Vote Canada shared a suggested post that B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon and the North West Territories unite in a secession from the rest of Canada. The newly united nation would be known as New Western Alliance.
COMMENTARY: Conspiracy theories not needed in explaining Liberal ineptness
As Canadians struggle to make sense of some of the policy choices – or lack thereof – on the part of the Trudeau Liberals, there seems to be an emerging trend of reaching for some more outlandish explanations.
In analyzing this question, we can take some guidance from the principle of Occam’s Razor, which is, essentially, that the simplest explanation is typically the most probable. Or, perhaps the aphorism known as Hanlon’s Razor is more apt in these specific circumstances: “Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.”
I am leaning toward the Evil Stupid descriptor.
h/t Mr. Meow
Four people were killed, hundreds injured and streets were littered with flaming cars and broken glass as thousands clad in yellow vests partook in violent protests in France in recent weeks against a planned increase to the fuel tax.
The protest movement has now spread across the globe, but in Alberta, which may be Canada’s centre of anti-carbon-tax discontent, the yellow vest protests Saturday were free from physical violence.
“We are Canadian, we’re not anywhere close to that kind of radical,” said Allison Prentice, who was clad in a yellow vest at the Calgary protest. “I’m proud to be here and represent people who care about Canadians first.”
9 arrested during protest against UN migration pact on Parliament Hill
Nine people were arrested at an anti-migration protest on Parliament Hill Saturday afternoon.
Protesters from various groups, including Quebec far-right group La Meute, held a rally in front of Centre Block, site of the House of Commons and Peace Tower, to protest against a United Nations international migration pact, which Canada is set to adopt.
Counter-protesters also attended the demonstrations in opposition, and more than 400 people attended the protest and counter-protest.
ANTIFA violence breaks out at Ottawa protest against Global Compact for Migration
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration just promised a huge chunk of taxpayer funding to help the world’s largest abortion business expand its work.
Canadian Catholic News reports Marie Stopes International will receive an additional $8 million from Canada for “reproductive health care” projects in Africa and other parts of the world. The news comes as two African nations investigate Marie Stopes for allegations of illegal abortions.
Taxpayers in Canada have given the British-based abortion chain $24.3 million since 2017, after the Trudeau administration pledged to help plug a funding gap left by President Donald Trump’s Mexico City policy. The pro-life policy prohibits American tax dollars to groups that promote or provide abortions overseas.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is threatening to sue the city of Toronto and Astral Media for removing anti-Canada Goose ads.
The animal rights group said Friday that it will commence legal action against the city and Astral, if they do not repost ads the group paid to put up in September that criticized the Toronto-based luxury jacket maker for using goose down and coyote fur in its jackets.
Now I’m sure that this has nothing to do with the fact Gerry’s wife Jodi sits on the Canada Goose board or that Bell, owner of Astral Media swills from the government’s paid media trough. Am I right?
ESTEVAN, Saskatchewan — Crews are hard at work these days on the oil rigs that rise above the horizon in southeastern Saskatchewan. At least for now.
Dylan Gilliss, the owner of a company that provides workers and equipment for drilling, sees plans by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada to impose carbon taxes on the province as a threat to his business — and to those jobs — as well as a cash grab for the government.
“It’s going to come on the backs of the men, that’s who’s going to take the brunt of it,” Mr. Gilliss said while driving his white pickup truck along a gravel road lined with pump jacks.
“We’ll do layoffs or we’ll do wage cuts,” he said. “If none of that works, we’ll close the doors. That’s the sad and simple truth.”
Canada’s representative with the UN’s refugee agency says increasingly antagonistic rhetoric directed at asylum seekers in the country is becoming “concerning,” and that politicians and news media need to provide more appropriate context when reporting on refugee claimants in order to combat misinformation.
Jean-Nicolas Beuze said there’s been a “deterioration” in public discussions of migrants and refugees in recent months in Canada, with populist appeals to shared values and emotion overriding evidence and “rational thinking.” Better context for the numbers of migrants seeking asylum in Canada, and information on contributions made by refugees, could help defuse tensions, he said.
The UN, The Star and the Liberals – Canada’s Tone Police – paid for with your tax dollars.
The Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to sign the UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration at an intergovernmental meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, on December 10, 2018.
The Trudeau government and the mainstream media are not telling the truth about the UN Global Compact for Migration.
Both are casting opposition to the UN agreement as conspiratorial, far-right, and even racist, while leaving out important facts and details about the compact.
Trudeau’s top aide Gerald Butts — sometimes referred to as the co-prime minister, because apparently he does the behind-the-scenes heavy lifting — led the attacks this week.
Canadians don’t value our fossil fuel economy, which explains why so many are OK to trash pipelines and see Alberta tank. Only 19 per cent think it more important to pursue oil and gas development than to go green and regulate oil, according to EKOS polling. That 19 per cent figure shrinks to eight per cent for Canadians who consider themselves Liberals, six per cent for NDPers and two per cent for those who vote Green, meaning that politicians of most stripes have no interest in alienating their supporters to help Alberta’s energy economy recover.
Today I sent an urgent letter to Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s Immigration Minister. He has been attacking me in Parliament for my reporting on the UN Global Compact for Migration.
I normally would regard being attacked by Liberals as a badge of honour, but this time it’s different. Because right as that was happening, the United Nations refused to grant me and my cameraman journalistic accreditation to go to the UN conference on this Global Compact for Migration, next week in Morocco.
To our delight or dismay, we’ve been seeing and hearing about former Prime Minister Stephen Harper an awful lot lately. He has been making the rounds to promote his timely book on the rising tide of populism in our midst.