Canada wasn’t the only one to do that. The Trump administration did the same. A few other countries as well.Shipped PPE to china. I’m sure there is much more.
Canada wasn’t the only one to do that. The Trump administration did the same. A few other countries as well.
That sort of thing is part of any pandemic response if you can stop the spread at the source. It’s standard practice.
Yea, no, you definitely win this one. #facepalm
I'm really surprised though and doubtful of the line "Germany managed to build a terminal in 10 months because the need was so great" and the implication that Canada could have done the same. I highly doubt both of those claims. For the first one, they may have BUILT the terminal in 10 months, but how long did it take to get all the approvals and environmental assessments done? Were
Agree 100%China's greatest influence was not being energetically transparent at the outset. That applies regardless of the virus source. If a lab leak was the cause, transparency about that would have been - and would be - additional useful information, particularly regarding decisions yet to be taken about research and where and how to conduct it. Everything the Chinese government did to save face has influenced responses.
FTFYI'll take a
post national"Future Colonial" state for 500, please Alex.
Justin Trudeau said he was never briefed on the issue, and his security adviser has dismissed it out of hand, but two high-level national security reports before and after the 2019 election suggest they were warned that Chinese government officials were funnelling money to Canadian political candidates.
so we have an out and out lie from Trudeau or the security folks who have backed up their assertations with a copy of the report. I think Singh is going to have to get off the fence very soon. Those pickets can get awfully sharpTwo high-level memos allege Beijing covertly funded Canadian election candidates
The two reports, from 2019 and 2022, raise questions about what senior federal officials knew and how seriously the Trudeau government took the warnings.globalnews.ca
They're on their way...We're close. I want the whole LPC sent to the hinterland for some reflection and realignment.
They're on their way...
The last time PMJT came to Kingston, he was welcomed warmly at City Hall with throngs of supporters looking for selfies.
Yesterday? Captive audience and massive security detail. More people were pissed off they closed the Wabaan Crossing at rush hour than anything else.
The fact that our Liberal MP looked uncomfortable with the whole affair speaks to how the LPC caucus is crystal balling the next election.