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Old 12th Jan 2019, 23:59
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Originally Posted by er340790 View Post
Sorry, but as a Canadian, the Govt minister's quote on arrival that 'she is now off to her new home' really rankles.

What it says in effect is that any disgruntled photogenic lass from SA who is twitter savvy can now claim to have rejected Islam and be flown round the world at our expense, given a new home and free education. This in a country where millions cannot afford their own homes or higher education. It also says nothing to all those poor buggers waiting 7-8 years for genuine family reunification / immigration clearance.

With my cynical hat on, I bet once she ventures outside and experiences -35c, she'll soon be pining for the Arabian deserts.

Political opportunism at its very worst.
Yes. That is what the Oz govt. was making a point of avoiding.

You would have to think that Canada's recent run-in with KSA factored heavily in this rushed decision.
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