Jerry Agar here, guest hosting for Ezra Levant: One of the reasons we have so much trouble building consensus on issues having to do with immigration and refugees is that too many people don’t see a difference between those who are here illegally and those who followed the rules.
Too many people can’t see the difference between those who have waited in line and filled out forms, passing police background checks, and those who are coming brazenly over the border demanding sanctuary and services in Canada.
Sadly, some of those people are on city councils, in provincial governments and taking up office space in Ottawa.
Recently Toronto Mayor John Tory introduced a motion backed by Councillors Joe Cressy and Joe Mihevc to reaffirm Toronto’s status as a so-called “sanctuary city” and to “continue an immigration and refugee policy based on the values of inclusion, acceptance and non-discrimination.”
That is a ridiculous thing to say.
People who flout our laws or remaining here illegally are not due inclusion.
Many of them have been ordered excluded – they were told to leave and they didn’t.
Undocumented people are to immigration, what shoplifting is to shopping.
NEXT: Sun columnist Anthony Furey comes on the show to talk about his new proposal:
A "free speech pact" for Canadian universities.
THEN: I'm joined by Maddie Di Muccio, President for York Region Taxpayers Coalition, on the debate over whether or not the Ontario government should tackle the so-called "gender wage gap."