Visa-lifting for Mexico sets bad precedent: Rempel
By Chelsea NashJun. 29, 2016
'It shows instability and short-sightedness' says Conservative MP.
Canada is dropping the visa requirement for Mexicans visiting the country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday during Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto's visit to Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The Liberals’ decision to lift the visa requirement on Mexico starting Dec. 1 has drawn opposition from Conservatives who say the move sets a dangerous precedent and threatens the credibility of Canada’s immigration system.
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