Canada’s immigration policies must not be dictated by UN migration pact: Scheer

Canada’s immigration policies must not be dictated by UN migration pact: Scheer

Federal Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer is demanding that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau not sign a UN pact on migration, saying Canada’s immigration policies should not be dictated by an international agreement.

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“Canadians want their government, not foreign entities, to be in control of our immigration system, a system that is orderly, compassionate and fair,” Scheer said during Tuesday’s Question Period.

“Will the prime minister assure Canadians that he will not sign onto the United Nations Global Compact on Migration.”

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