June 30, 2016

Trudeau quietly signs on to UN Arms Trade Treaty

Brian LilleyArchive

The Trudeau government is signing Canada on to another United Nations treaty, one that critics say will deliver little in the way of benefits to Canadians but will harm our national sovereignty in years to come.

Global Affairs Minister Stephane Dion quietly issued a statement on Thursday morning announcing that Canada will accede to the Arms Trade Treaty. The stated purpose of the global pact is to stop the flow of small arms such as rifles and pistols to terror groups, organized crime and oppressive regimes.

Tony Bernardo, Executive Director of the Canadian Shooting Sports Association, tells The Rebel that export controls to achieve these goals already exist in Canada.

According to Bernardo export controls in Canada are strict and require government approval.

By signing on to the UN treaty however, he says we are giving up the ability to control Canadian law.

“It is outrageous that Canada would choose to abdicate her sovereignty to the United Nations,” Bernardo said.

“Every six years, a 75% majority of countries at the UN will be permitted to determine our nation's laws. It seems inconceivable that the Canadian government would agree to throw our democracy under the bus.”

Under the treaty a majority of countries at the UN can change the text of the treaty. Even if Canada opposed the changes the new rules would still apply in Canada unless the government were to formally withdraw their signature.

The treaty has also been criticized for the expectation that compliance costs for manufacturers and even retailers will rise making the costs of firearms in Canada higher.

Dion said in a statement that Canada is the only NATO and G7 country not to have signed on to the ATT, a statement that is both true and false at the same time.

While the United States signed the treaty they have not ratified due to a lack of support in Congress, effectively making their signature meaningless.

“Accession to the treaty will reflect Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to multilateralism,” Dion said.

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commented 2017-07-03 02:10:48 -0400
Someone PLEASE start a revolution!!!
commented 2016-07-03 23:56:45 -0400
“Dion said in a statement that Canada is the only NATO and G7 country not to have signed on to the ATT”… That’s another example of exactly why I was so proud during the Conservative years to have a government that represented and stood up for Canada, and didn’t bow to the UN and it’s political interests and agenda!
commented 2016-07-01 13:17:45 -0400
DAN MANCUSO asked: “When Justin gets a bullet to the brain for being such a fascist POS and traitor, sorry, IF Justin gets a bullet to the brain for being such a fascist POS and traitor, will the Media Party blame the gun or the shooter?”

They’ll blame Harper!
commented 2016-07-01 10:40:15 -0400
A champion of BDSM with all the worlds thugs in the dominant position.
commented 2016-06-30 21:05:33 -0400
When Justin gets a bullet to the brain for being such a fascist POS and traitor, sorry, IF Justin gets a bullet to the brain for being such a fascist POS and traitor, will the Media Party blame the gun or the shooter?
commented 2016-06-30 19:57:34 -0400
Thank you, Mr. “Bill Elder”, thank you “4 Freedom”. Keep pounding out you messages. Don’t think what you are doing, by posting your comments on News websites, is not important. It is very important.
This is the modern day Battle ground, it is not bombs and tanks that will win this war, it is info warriors, and you are on the front lines. Your are the combatants.
“Neither our armour nor our enemies’ is yet engaged. Combatants always tend to imagine that the war is further on than it really is”.
C.S. Lewis
commented 2016-06-30 19:54:30 -0400
EL BOW is trying to ensure Canadians are not armed when the inevitable revolt happens. It is a given however, that the imported jihadi army will be armed to the teeth in order to suppress any illusions about democracy by the Canadian public!
commented 2016-06-30 16:27:12 -0400
What are you complaining about. You’re the ones who want to stay in this dysfunctional country and take it.
commented 2016-06-30 16:07:20 -0400
The Traitor Justin and his cohort from Quebec Dion are at it again.
Hang both of these traitors by the neck in the public square. Bastards.
commented 2016-06-30 16:04:59 -0400
Justin Trudeau is a cog in the great turning wheel to establish the worldwide Caliphate.
commented 2016-06-30 15:32:03 -0400
does this F’n scumbag trudeau know who he works for?
worst piece of shit to ever hold an office…die scum.
commented 2016-06-30 15:29:44 -0400
Prime Sinister Ju-stalin Trud-dough: “…..we will defer to the experts…..”

The Marxist New World Order as stated in the UN’s Agenda 21 Manifesto is our new governance and our puppet pm is moving it forward at the speed of light. Canada is no longer “FREE”.

With all of the invaders coming in along with electoral reform, repelling and reversing everything Harper has done, attacking and destroying our principles, values, morals and ethics, et al, Ju-stalin is hell bent on ensuring patriots will not be able to remove him from government in the next election. And with tightening gun control laws coming soon to ensure patriots cannot raise arms against him.

As of Nov. 2015, Canada has officially traded freedom, liberty, prosperity and self-determination for submission, enslavement and tyranny. Welcome to our hellhole……unfortunately, most people will continue to remain in ignorance and denial that there is a ravenous malignant aggressive cancer destroying us from within and if, and when they are affected, there will always be someone or something else that will save us……it is because of deeply embedded ‘magic pill’ fix mentality that this societal malaise will continue to fester and spread until the point of major crisis hits, for which, might be much too late.

If there is one major significant bit of advice I learned from my Grandfather was to never allow yourself to get to the point of where you say, "would’ve, could’ve, should’ve……
commented 2016-06-30 14:27:43 -0400
Bill Elder. Will you take it easy on the big words. My mouse finger is getting sore looking up stuff on the dictionary all the time, my eyes get easily tired from all that extra reading and finally, my brain was never too good processing all the fancy political science stuff like hegemony. Just kiddin buddy, keep those assessments coming. Transnationalist regressive governance – stuff like that makes me stop, look and think.
commented 2016-06-30 14:14:08 -0400
Hhttp://www.prisonplanet.com/mexican-president-demands-u-s-merge-with-mexico-canada.html here we go, the North American Union is on its way, here is an article from infowars.com confirming it.
Next they will be trying to disarm Canadians, Trudeau is bending over backwards to accommodate these Nazi bastards, Im sure there must be a promise of a place for him at the UN. That’s where these Agenda 21 criminals got to hide after they have done their dirty deeds for the Illuminate.
commented 2016-06-30 14:11:32 -0400
“By signing on to the UN treaty however, he says we are giving up the ability to control Canadian law.”

Of course – this is the underlying agenda of transnationalist regressive governance. The “post national” Canada Baby Doc has promised will have domestic law, trade policy and foreign policy directed by an unelected foreign governing body – just like the UK in the EU.

Are you getting this yet? There is no “Liberal” in the liberal party – there is no “Canadian” in their “values”. They are the party of globalist hegemony.
commented 2016-06-30 14:11:29 -0400
Get used to it folks . . . the low intellect Lieberals are turning Canada over to the despots in the UN !
commented 2016-06-30 14:10:06 -0400
Corky pulls a boner – what else is new.

CUCK Trudeau won’t stop anything to do with guns – it will all come across our beloved border.

Have fun with the rise in crime folks – you chose this asshole and he’s fucking things up nicely.