Motion on Tibet

March 21, 2019

This Senate Motion, introduced on Thursday, March 21, 2019, seeks to raise awareness of the serious and recurring human rights abuses committed against the Tibetan people at the hands of the Chinese Communist, and to consequently urge greater action from the Canadian Government. Text of the Motion on Tibet That the Senate urge the Government of Canada to actively support the genuine autonomy of Tibet and, consequently, to also call for the People’s Republic of China to: (a)       renew the … Continue reading →

Motion on the South China Sea

December 1, 2016

The South China Sea will shape the course of the 21st century. Brunei, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam have each claimed part of the resource-rich region, and have drawn upon centuries of history to justify their claims. These overlapping claims have created friction between these countries, and the ongoing competition to control the South China Sea has erupted in armed clashes between military groups, coast guard fleets, and fishing vessels in the past. The South China Sea disputes … Continue reading →