I am shocked by the decision taken by the Trudeau Liberals to restore funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), a group alleged to have ties to Hamas. Hamas is identified by many, including the Government of Canada, as a terrorist organization.
The signal this decision sends to our friends and allies is horrifying. The Government of Canada listed Hamas as a terrorist organization due to its ongoing efforts to cripple and kill civilians of all ages. I call on the government to reverse this terrible error of judgement, and state without reservation the support of Canadians for our one democratic, pluralistic ally in the region, the State of Israel. This act is reckless and directly risks blood on the hands of Canadian taxpayers. Unlike the government of the day, I can assure Canadians that I will stand with our allies in Israel and will not advance funding to those who would do them harm.
A government is an honest broker in the world when it stands against purveyors of terror, and with its friends.
This is a clear example of the Liberal elite pandering to groups with anti-Canadian values, in an effort to feel good about itself by staying “neutral”. In fact, this is anything but neutral; it is dangerous.