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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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