A few excerpts regarding the report by the UN's Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination:
Canada's use of the term "visible minorities" to identify people it considers susceptible to racial discrimination came under fire at the United Nations yesterday --for being racist.
Members of the Geneva-based Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination also questioned other terms used by the federal government, among them "ethnocultural communities."
It adds that Canada should "reflect further on the implications of the use of the term," but offers no suggestions about what words would be acceptable.
So, if a company needs to increase the number of "visible minorities" (please don't tell the UN) in their workforce, how would they do it? It seems that the "White men need not apply" sign is the only route left. The suggestions are non-binding, but it does demonstrate how far left into 'wacko-world' the UN is heading.
Another highlight includes "a call for Canada to provide welfare to illegal immigrants and failed refugee applicants."
On undocumented immigrants and people who have been declined refugee status, the committee says Canada should pass laws ensuring they are "provided with access to social security, health care and education."
Regarding Canada's efforts to combat terrorism, it says it is "concerned about the heightened risks of racial profiling," and adds that Canada should amend its Anti-Terrorism Act "to include an explicit anti-discrimination clause.
Well, there's another crusade for Dion.
Could someone please explain to me again why we belong to the UN?
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