Tag: UN Migration Pact

Immigration minister defends UN migration pact, says it will allow Canada to work with other countries

https://globalnews.ca/news/4742262/ahmed-hussen-migration-pact-canada/ OTTAWA — Canada is committed to signing onto the United Nations pact on migration, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says, despite angry protest from right-wing political activists both here and abroad. Speaking from Marrakech, Morocco on Friday, where a UN summit on migration is to kick off next week, said the Global Compact on Migration […]

(French) Manifestation de La Meute: une arrestation à Ottawa

http://www.iheartradio.ca/energie/energie-gatineau-ottawa/nouvelles/manifestation-de-la-meute-une-arrestation-a-ottawa-1.8607184 Un homme d’Ottawa a été arrêté samedi en marge d’une manifestation de La Meute qui s’est tenue sur la colline du Parlement. Le manifestant s’en serait pris physiquement à un policier de la GRC et devra comparaître en justice prochainement. La manifestation rassemblait plusieurs groupes de droite, dont La Meute, venus dénoncer la signature […]

Clashes over immigration outside Canada’s Parliament

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/clashes-over-immigration-outside-canada-s-parliament-11014568 Counter-protesters clashed with police during the far-right rally against the UN international pact on migration. (Photo: AFP/Lars Hagberg) 09 Dec 2018 05:41AM OTTAWA: Right-wing protesters opposed to Canada joining a UN pact for better regulating worldwide migration clashed on Saturday (Dec 8) with pro-immigration groups in the biting cold outside parliament. An estimated 200 members […]

U.N. members adopt global migration pact rejected by U.S. and others

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-un-pact/u-n-members-adopt-global-migration-pact-moroccan-foreign-minister-idUSKBN1O90YS The pact, meant to foster cooperation on migration, was agreed in July by all 193 U.N. members except the United States, but only 164 formally signed it at the meeting on Monday. Ten countries, mostly in formerly Communist Eastern Europe, have pulled out. Six more, among them Israel and Bulgaria, are debating whether to […]

Immigration minister defends UN migration pact, says it will allow Canada to work with other countries

Immigration minister defends UN migration pact, says it will allow Canada to work with other countries OTTAWA — Canada is committed to signing onto the United Nations pact on migration, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says, despite angry protest from right-wing political activists both here and abroad. Speaking from Marrakech, Morocco on Friday, where a UN summit on […]