Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau at NATO Engages: The Brussels Summit Dialogue in July 2018 (Photo: Wikimedia)

Canada recently voted to support “the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination” at the UN. The move broke with the country’s decade-old tradition of steadfast support for Israel at the UN by either voting against or abstaining on these resolutions. Marion Kawas looks at the motives behind the vote, and whether it is a sign of change for the Trudeau government.