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Bloc Quebecois: Credibility Problem

Jason Kenney Dept: Whichever it is, he has a credibility problem and we have a trust problem, according to The Star. Kenney hailed the New Democrats and Bloc Quebecois for proposing affordable safeguards for rejected refugee claimants. We found very reasonable compromises, he said, calling it a win-win example of parliamentary collaboration and either Immigration Minister Jason Kenney misled the public two years ago or he s misleading us now. In 2010, he introduced the Balanced Refugee Reform Act after extensive consultations with refugee groups, human rights activists and immigration lawyers, and fruitful negotiations with the opposition parties. The legislation streamlined the refugee system without sacrificing Canada s tradition of fairness. It was widely praised by his colleagues and critics. ( As reported in the news.