CANADA: Justin Trudeau: ‘The World Is In Crisis, And Things Are About To Get Much Worse’ – video

Canada PM – Justin Trudeau

TRUDEAU TO UN ASSEMBLY: “THE WORLD IS IN CRISIS”

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Friday that the current global order will be upended if leaders across the planet fail to come together to uphold human rights and tackle upcoming threats such as climate change.

Trudeau delivered the grave words in a prerecorded message to the United Nations General Assembly.

“The world is in crisis, and not just because of the last few months,” Trudeau said. “Not just because of COVID-19. But because of the last few decades. And because of us.”       

Trudeau described the COVID-19 pandemic as a “wake-up call” and argued that organizations formed in the wake of two world wars — such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank — are no longer effective because of red tape and because countries repeatedly push their own interests.

“There are few consequences for countries that ignore international rules,” Trudeau said, alluding to incidents in nations such as Russia, China and Iran without specifically naming names.

“For regimes that think might makes right. Few consequences for places where opposition figures are being poisoned while cybertools and disinformation are being used to destabilize democracies. Few consequences when innocent citizens are arbitrarily detained and fundamental freedoms are repressed. When a plane of civilians is shot from the sky. When women’s rights are not treated as human rights. When no one has any rights at all.”

The prime minister argued that the world would soon face a “climate reckoning” and that the inability of nations to unite was a sign that the world was in “deadlock.”

“The international approach we relied on since the second half of the 20th century was built on an understanding that countries would work together,” Trudeau said. “But now the same countries are looking inward and are divided. We need to recognize where we are. The system is broken, and the world is in crisis. And things are about to get much worse unless we change.”

Watch Trudeau’s entire speech below.

Remarks for the United Nations General Assembly plenary meeting

September 25, 2020 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers remarks for the United Nations General Assembly plenary meeting.

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  • Eugene Ross  On September 28, 2020 at 10:39 pm

    Who wrote this trash?
    I insist to you that Justin Trudeau is out for his own needs and not the needs of Canadians.
    If you were following any of his steps you know that he has fraudulently exercised so wrong doing in so many ways such as the charity group called WE.
    Even as we speak he took a government plane to fly across the border which is supposed to be closed between Canada and United States to see his mother at a play.
    He cares nothing for the people in which he supposed to help govern.
    When is great thrown his being dismantled and he has to step down to become a normal person again I guarantee he’ll run and hide with what he has gathered up and stolen from the people.
    He claims to help he can even help his own people.
    I called this b******* baffles brains.
    Any country knows it has to take care of itself before can help others that’s not greed that’s common sense.

    • Dennis Albert  On September 29, 2020 at 4:28 pm

      Thank you for exposing corruption in Lilian Chaterjee’s country. She was biased against former President Granger for PPPC. Canada is no different than “Banana Republics” when it comes to corruption. Canada is worse, because the Canadian government has guns to go after government dissidents. Canada also has an archaic law called criminal libel which jails people for what they post about public officials on the internet.

      • Brother Man  On September 30, 2020 at 5:37 am

        “Canada also has an archaic law called criminal libel which jails people for what they post about public officials on the internet.” D. Albert.

        You are correct. Tort laws are used regularly in civil matters.

        But criminal libel laws (defamation) are rarely enforced in Canada. The fact that a person can be criminally charged under the Criminal Code for defamation when posting factual political comments on the Internet is troubling.

        However, I suspect that a rich defendant may successfully challenge in court the constitutionality of such a charge under the provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

        Brother Man.

    • Brother Man  On September 30, 2020 at 5:09 am

      “Even as we speak he took a government plane to fly across the border which is supposed to be closed … “ E. Ross.

      Only the land border is closed to non-essential travel. You can still travel by air. But you have must quarantine for 14 days upon returning.

      Brother Man

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