Parliament Video: Jenny in Question Period: "Humanitarian leaders don't shut their border to asylum seekers during a refugee crisis"

I have learned, in reviewing the Liberal government's 2019 Budget, that they are trying to sneak in changes to refugee laws in their Budget bill.

Humanitarian leaders don't shut their borders to asylum seekers in the midst of a refugee crisis. Lives are at risk.

That's why, on April 9, 2019, I rose in Question Period to ask once again: Will the Prime Minister do the right thing and suspend the Safe Third Country Agreement?

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Global News: Israel-Gaza: NDP calls for special immigration measures to reunite Palestinian families in Canada

Speaking in the House of Commons on Monday, NDP MP Jenny Kwan described Gaza as “the most dangerous place for children in the world” and called for special immigration measures so that Palestinian families in Canada could be reunited with their loved ones. Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly responded by saying that “too many” children and women have lost their lives, adding that 130 Canadians were able to cross the Rafah border on Sunday night.

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