Posts Tagged ‘Security Council’
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Perhaps you’ve already heard that, Canada’s bid to win a seat at the United Nations Security Council came to an end. Canada’s UN Ambassador John McNee announced it as soon as it became obvious that Portugal was sure to collect the votes necessary to secure the seat. The press didn’t forget to mention that this was the first time in the history of the Council when Canada could not get a UN position it ran for.
It was ironic that the rich and powerful Canada was “outsmarted” by Portugal, a small and nearly bankrupt European nation. In my opinion (which I will explain below) that loss wasn’t a bad thing. However, the loss reveals some very ugly political realities in Canada, which need to be addressed. Read the rest of this entry »