"In 2010, Stephen Harper and the Conservatives stopped funding UNRWA and directed Canada's aid money elsewhere.
The Conservatives didn't stop funding projects in Gaza or the West Bank -- they funded other projects that were not linked to Hamas, projects that actually helped Palestinians.
But now the Liberals are about to send $15 million to UNRWA, much of which could benefit Hamas and their terror activities. In fact, it was that concern that saw UNRWA cut off from their Canadian funding in the first place.
In the 2012-2013 fiscal year CIDA, our foreign aid department, spent $26.7 million in the West Bank and Gaza. They just didn't give any to UNRWA, because UNRWA has been tied to the Hamas terrorist group.
Trudeau wants you to think the Harper Conservatives were cold hearted and mean, that they only cared about Israel and about the Jews. But that is simply not true. Harper sided with Israel against terrorism, but still funded real development projects to help Palestinians. Now, under Justin Trudeau, we are looking at re-funding a group linked to Hamas...." [Emphasis added]More (including the petition) here