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UN migration pact needs substantive debate, says ex-Harper aide

By Emily Haws      

There's been a lot of political rhetoric, but not enough policy analysis on the agreement, said Rachel Curran. Canada signed the UN Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in December, a move opposed by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer.

Former Harper-era staffer Rachel Curran said that there's been almost no discussion about what is in the UN Global Compact and what it means for Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Canada needs to have a substantive policy debate about the UN Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, and how it will influence domestic law, said Rachel Curran, former Harper-era staffer, at a panel discussing Canada’s immigration policy. 

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