As a democratic society, we should be debating this issue. But the talk should be about safely welcoming and successfully integrating these newcomers, not whether Canada should welcome them at all.
Local Liberal MP Brenda Shanahan, far right, speaks with Canadian Armed Forces members along with Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen during a visit to temporary accommodations set up in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Que., for the influx of asylum seekers crossing from the United States, on Aug. 21, 2017. Photograph courtesy of Gabriel St-Hilaire
Is Canada under siege from asylum seekers?
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.