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The Global Compact for Migration: The binding non-binding agreement.

Opinion Editorial

Much has been said lately by politicians and the media about the United Nations Global Compact for Migration (GCM). So what is all the fuss about?   

The GCM is a United Nations led effort to set international standards and responsibilities around migration, Canada included. Justin Trudeau is expected to sign this agreement next week in Morocco.

Let’s get something out of the way from the get-go. This agreement is not binding, meaning the government doesn’t need to take any action – it’s a political declaration if you will.

More December 7th, 2018

Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth II

Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Official Opposition and Interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, on the 90th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

 

“It is with great pleasure that I join all Canadians in wishing Queen Elizabeth II a happy 90th birthday.

 

“Over the 64 years of her reign, the Queen has earned the great respect, affection and admiration of Canadians and people all over the Commonwealth. This special milestone is an opportunity to honour her for her dedicated, steadfast leadership.

 

“I hope Her Majesty enjoys a special celebration with family and friends for this occasion.

More April 22nd, 2016