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If Canada wants UN Security Council seat, it should stop being shy about championing human security

By Douglas Roche      

A few votes, one way or the other, will determine Canada’s fate in the current election. Canada needs to shuck off its moderateness and show its compassion for a suffering world in a dramatic way.

Canada’s bid for a prized seat on the UN Security Council seat is now at a precarious moment. The outcome may well depend on our response to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s, pictured, pleas for a global ceasefire and for governments to spend an extra $2-billion to help fragile countries deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Doug Roche. Photograph courtesy of United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus

EDMONTON—Canada’s bid for a prized seat on the UN Security Council seat is now at a precarious moment. The outcome may well depend on our response to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s pleas for a global ceasefire and for governments to spend an extra $2-billion to help fragile countries deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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