Posted on December 2, 2012
The human cost of Kenney’s cuts
By 2050, there will be an estimated 700 million climate refugees in the world. On the one hand, Canada is encouraging the expansion of production in the Alberta Tar Sands region (further destabilizing the climate), and spending $20 billion on fighter jets to bomb the world’s poor. On the other hand, it has unleashed devastating cuts to refugees seeking aid in Canada, including access to basic health care.
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Hungarian Prime Minister
EU interior ministers have approved a controversial plan to relocate 120,000 migrants across the continent over the next two years.
It will see migrants moved from Italy, Greece and Hungary to other EU countries.
Romania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary voted against accepting mandatory quotas.
After the vote, Slovakia’s prime minister said he would not accept the new quotas.