The Liberals would rather be chequebook peacekeepers than put enough Canadian boots on the ground.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, left, and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan attend a UN Vancouver peacekeeping summit on Nov. 15. Photograph courtesy of the PMO
OTTAWA—On Nov. 15, the Trudeau government used the backdrop of a United Nations peacekeeping summit in Vancouver to make what amounted to a non-announcement on Canada’s future role as a peacekeeper.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner