Why Is Canada the Only Country to Quit UN Anti-Drought Convention?

Toronto Star: Why, suddenly, has the federal government chosen to withdraw from a United Nations convention to combat drought, making Canada an outlier among 194 nations, the only country in the world outside the agreement? Is International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino to be believed when he said, in the government’s first public statement on Wednesday, that “membership in this convention was costly for Canadians”? Maybe not. Membership appears to have cost Canadians $350,000 last year — the equivalent......

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