Coming Soon: Canadian Troops on US Soil?
Yes – I know. A conspiracy theory right? Or is it a sell-out by American officials to a supra-national power? Are you ready to see Canadian soldiers in US cities? Are you ready to obey their orders at gunpoint? What will you do if they have to shoot a member of your family?
“Canada and the U.S. have signed an agreement that paves the way for the militaries from either nation to send troops across each other’s borders during an emergency, but some are questioning why the Harper government has kept silent on the deal.
Neither the Canadian government nor the Canadian Forces announced the new agreement, which was signed Feb. 14 in Texas.
The U.S. military’s Northern Command, however, publicized the agreement with a statement outlining how its top officer, Gen. Gene Renuart, and Canadian Lt.-Gen. Marc Dumais, head of Canada Command, signed the plan, which allows the military from one nation to support the armed forces of the other nation during a civil emergency.
The new agreement has been greeted with suspicion by the left wing in Canada and the right wing in the U.S. ”