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Did Trudeau ignore China’s meddling? Prince Charming has upset Canada's deep state

Liberalism's Golden Boy is in trouble. Sebastien St-Jean/AFP/Getty Images

Liberalism's Golden Boy is in trouble. Sebastien St-Jean/AFP/Getty Images


March 10, 2023   6 mins

Justin Trudeau has had his share of scandals. However, the latest one to hit Canada’s leader has all the makings of a career-killer. Leaks from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) allege that Trudeau ignored its warnings of foreign interference during the 2019 election and, in effect, turned a blind eye to efforts by the Chinese consulate to help elect Liberal Party candidate Han Dong as MP. There were reportedly a total of 11 Beijing-funded candidates: nine Liberals and two Conservatives, though the identities of the others are not yet known.

This week, Trudeau announced that he would appoint an “eminent Canadian” to the position of “special rapporteur” to investigate the reports of foreign interference that have been eating away at his credibility. Though this is still short of the full public inquiry that the opposition has been demanding, it is better than his previous tactic of trying to minimise or dismiss the claims. Yet already the political establishment is asking: will this scandal be enough to take down Justin Trudeau?

In many ways, Trudeau had already fallen from grace — although the only way was down from that ridiculously high pedestal he was placed on. When Trudeau came to power in 2015, he was hailed by the international media as liberalism’s golden boy. He looked like a Disney prince and sounded all the right notes on feminism and climate change. When Americans elected Trump, Trudeau’s reputation with the transatlantic establishment shot up even farther, if only in comparison with the orange ogre. But back home, his government proved no less vulnerable to the vice that afflicts nearly all Canadian prime ministers who stay in power long enough: the ethics scandal.

Trudeau’s came early and often. First were the charges, in 2017, that Trudeau had accepted luxury gifts from the Shia Imam Aga Khan in exchange for $50 million in government funding for the Aga Khan Foundation. Next came reports of political interference with an investigation into Quebec engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, for which the parliamentary ethics commissioner found that Trudeau had unduly pressured his Attorney General, Jody Wilson-Raybould, into offering the firm a deferred prosecution agreement. Then came scrutiny over the government’s decision to award a lucrative youth summer jobs contract to the WE Charity, a well-connected outfit run by the Kielburger brothers, who had previously paid $425,000 to the Trudeaus to cover expenses for their participation in the group’s promotional events.

In each of these scandals, Trudeau offered excuses. He and the Aga Khan were old friends; in shielding SNC-Lavalin from prosecution, he was saving Canadian jobs; the WE Charity was the “only possible option”. These explanations failed to clear the air and Trudeau’s polling numbers took a hit; in particular, rifts in the Liberal caucus, such as the ousting of Wilson-Raybould (Canada’s first indigenous Attorney General) and two more high-profile female MPs, tarnished Trudeau’s feminist brand. Yet these scandals took place in his first mandate, and he went on to win re-election in 2019 and in 2021, eking out minority governments. (Notwithstanding the alleged presence of compromised candidates, the overall outcome of these elections is not being contested, either by Canada’s intelligence chief or by the Conservatives’ campaign manager.) With his seeming imperviousness to political damage, the prime minister has been dubbed “Teflon Trudeau”. Trudeau’s position appeared stable enough in the middle of 2022 for him to declare: “I’ll be around for the next election.”

Is there any reason to believe that this time will be different? While the earlier ethics breaches stem from a culture of prime ministerial cronyism that is as typically Canadian as moose and maple syrup, the involvement of a foreign power and the prospect of a direct threat to the integrity of Canada’s democracy marks this scandal in a more insidious category of corruption. Incidentally, this would not be the first time the Liberal Party relied on foreign interference: in the 1963 election, Liberal leader Lester Pearson colluded with advisers sent by John F. Kennedy to displace conservative prime minister John Diefenbaker. That, and 2019’s mid-campaign endorsement from Barack Obama that helped to salvage Trudeau’s credibility after the release of his infamous blackface photos. However, it is one thing to call in help from the Americans and another matter entirely to accept the aid of a hostile authoritarian state like China. Indeed, a few years before he became prime minister, Trudeau expressed admiration for China’s “basic dictatorship”, a comment brushed off by some at the time as a bizarre gaffe, but which takes on an ominous significance now.

Another sign of the scandal’s graveness is that Canada’s institutions and opinion leaders seem to be converging on the idea that Trudeau’s time may be up. See the editorials from Canada’s broadsheets: “Even Liberals sense the China scandal could spell the end of Trudeau” (the conservative National Post); “We don’t need a public inquiry into foreign interference
 What we need a public inquiry to look into is domestic complicity in foreign interference” (the centrist Globe and Mail); “The longer Justin Trudeau stalls, the more he looks like he has something to hide” (the liberal Toronto Star). Among the opposition parties, it is no surprise to see the Conservatives, under hard-edged new leader Pierre Poilievre, howling for blood. But the more decisive factor may be the response of the Left-wing New Democrats and their leader Jagmeet Singh, who are the ones propping up Trudeau’s minority government. Should Singh decide that a public inquiry is a condition for continued support, and should Trudeau refuse, the government could fall, triggering a new election — though this still seems a distant possibility at the moment.

But even more than the press and rival parties, the Canadian institution that can do the most harm to Trudeau now and in the long run is the one that initiated this political maelstrom in the first place: CSIS, which has launched an investigation to determine the identity of the whistleblowers. It is always a troubling sign when a breach emerges between the security services and the political authorities, though even this is not uncharted territory in recent Canadian history. In 2006, another branch of the security services, the RCMP, may have helped to topple the last Liberal government by unveiling its findings about another ethics scandal in the middle of an election campaign, not unlike FBI Director James Comey’s “October Surprise” in the US election of 2016.

It is perhaps with such precedents in mind that Trudeau responded forcefully to the claim that he ignored a CSIS request to terminate the candidacy of Han Dong. He appealed to the principle that: “in a free democracy
 It is not up to unelected security officials to dictate to political parties who can or cannot run.” This is true enough, but what if the candidate in question really was compromised?

Another line taken up by Trudeau is that to question the matter too closely, or to play “political games” with the issue of foreign infiltration, was to cast doubt on the electoral process as a whole, thereby eroding Canadians’ trust in their democracy — the implication being that this was an unwholesome, Trump-like thing to do. The irony, however, is that Trudeau is now roughly in the same position as Trump when he was president: having to deal with allegations of collusion with a foreign power emanating from disgruntled agents of the “deep state”. Trudeau’s most laughable strategy so far has been to suggest that those looking into Han Dong’s affiliations are trafficking in “anti-Asian racism” (though a number of Chinese-Canadian community groups have already pointed out that it isn’t at all racist to be concerned about national security). These are the throes of a politician in desperation.

If the worst were to happen, Trudeau’s consolation would be that his party has a few strong candidates to succeed him who stand a decent chance of defeating rival Pierre Poilievre, some of whom happen to be talented and capable women. For instance, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is a Rhodes Scholar who recently dressed down the Russians in their own language. Maybe she can do the same to the Chinese? What better way for Trudeau to restore his feminist bona fides than to step down in the very near future and make way for a female prime minister? He can either make the decision now, on his own terms, or wait and let Canadian voters make it for him.

Still, it doesn’t look like Trudeau will go down quietly. The pressure on him is only likely to ramp up as more information comes to the surface, whether through further leaks or a future inquiry, about what he did or did not do. It’s also a curious portent that the first person to predict a political career for Justin Trudeau was none other than Richard Nixon, who toasted the four-month-old infant as Canada’s future prime minister in 1972. Of course, Tricky Dick read the writing on the wall and knew when to go. But will Teflon Trudeau have the same sense?


Michael Cuenco is a writer on policy and politics. He is Associate Editor at American Affairs.
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Hendrik Mentz
Hendrik Mentz
1 year ago

In many ways, Trudeau had already fallen from grace

For me Trudeau’s duel with the ‘deep state’ is far less interesting or significant or ominous than that his handling of the trucker protest doesn’t warrant a mention.

Philip May
Philip May
1 year ago
Reply to  Hendrik Mentz

A point I was going to make myself. Add to that the freezing of protestors’ personal bank accounts. This is the worst Canadian prime minister of my life.

Philip May
Philip May
1 year ago
Reply to  Hendrik Mentz

A point I was going to make myself. Add to that the freezing of protestors’ personal bank accounts. This is the worst Canadian prime minister of my life.

Hendrik Mentz
Hendrik Mentz
1 year ago

In many ways, Trudeau had already fallen from grace

For me Trudeau’s duel with the ‘deep state’ is far less interesting or significant or ominous than that his handling of the trucker protest doesn’t warrant a mention.

M. Gatt
M. Gatt
1 year ago

So is this writer telling us, that what he has termed, “The Deepstate” is angling to get Freeland into power? She is, after all, a WEF boardmember with deep family connections to mid-twentieth century German politicians, making her perfect for the position.

M. Gatt
M. Gatt
1 year ago

So is this writer telling us, that what he has termed, “The Deepstate” is angling to get Freeland into power? She is, after all, a WEF boardmember with deep family connections to mid-twentieth century German politicians, making her perfect for the position.

Christopher Barclay
Christopher Barclay
1 year ago

What’s the surprise? China has always been the model for the likes of Trudeau.

Philip May
Philip May
1 year ago

Tel pĂšre, tel fils.

Philip May
Philip May
1 year ago

Tel pĂšre, tel fils.

Christopher Barclay
Christopher Barclay
1 year ago

What’s the surprise? China has always been the model for the likes of Trudeau.

Michael Miles
Michael Miles
1 year ago

Like the rich, spoiled brat that he is, he won’t leave voluntarily. He will have to be removed from his favourite toy by dragging him away kicking and screaming.

Michael Miles
Michael Miles
1 year ago

Like the rich, spoiled brat that he is, he won’t leave voluntarily. He will have to be removed from his favourite toy by dragging him away kicking and screaming.

Kevan Hudson
Kevan Hudson
1 year ago

As an old school Canadian leftist I will be extremely happy to see Justin Trudeau go. The Prime Minister who throws the words misogynistic and racist at all opponents yet his treatment of Jody Wilson Raybould and others in his caucus smacks of misogyny. The PM who yells racism yet he wore blackface multiple times. The PM who talks about freedom yet he used the Emergencies Act against the Truck Convoy, and the Trudeau Foundation has received huge donations from individuals with ties to the Chinese Communist Party.
I can look back on former Prime Ministers such as Jean Chretien, Brian Mulroney and Pierre Elliot Trudeau and find decisions/policies I agree and disagree with. With Justin Trudeau I find nothing I agree with including the recent government policy allowing legal cocaine to be sold (without telling other levels of government). Be gone to Tofino Justin!

Paige M
Paige M
1 year ago
Reply to  Kevan Hudson

No, Tofino and its residents are much, much too lovely. Cuba is nice this time of year.

Paige M
Paige M
1 year ago
Reply to  Kevan Hudson

No, Tofino and its residents are much, much too lovely. Cuba is nice this time of year.

Kevan Hudson
Kevan Hudson
1 year ago

As an old school Canadian leftist I will be extremely happy to see Justin Trudeau go. The Prime Minister who throws the words misogynistic and racist at all opponents yet his treatment of Jody Wilson Raybould and others in his caucus smacks of misogyny. The PM who yells racism yet he wore blackface multiple times. The PM who talks about freedom yet he used the Emergencies Act against the Truck Convoy, and the Trudeau Foundation has received huge donations from individuals with ties to the Chinese Communist Party.
I can look back on former Prime Ministers such as Jean Chretien, Brian Mulroney and Pierre Elliot Trudeau and find decisions/policies I agree and disagree with. With Justin Trudeau I find nothing I agree with including the recent government policy allowing legal cocaine to be sold (without telling other levels of government). Be gone to Tofino Justin!

Anouk M
Anouk M
1 year ago

Hilarious headline in the National Post this week: a Quebec judge ruled that using the middle finger is constitutionally protected. Well, you can imagine just how ready Canadians are to demonstrate this protected right and aim it squarely at their Prime Minister!

Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson
1 year ago
Reply to  Anouk M

It was actually great to see a judge not buckle under to the idea that being mean, or rude is somehow the states business. He apparently blasted the Crown for even bringing the case forward.

Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson
1 year ago
Reply to  Anouk M

It was actually great to see a judge not buckle under to the idea that being mean, or rude is somehow the states business. He apparently blasted the Crown for even bringing the case forward.

Anouk M
Anouk M
1 year ago

Hilarious headline in the National Post this week: a Quebec judge ruled that using the middle finger is constitutionally protected. Well, you can imagine just how ready Canadians are to demonstrate this protected right and aim it squarely at their Prime Minister!

j watson
j watson
1 year ago

I’m not that informed about Canadian politics, but welcome a story that draws attention to CCP meddling in the affairs of western countries.
I very much doubt Trudeau is the only Western Leader who’s ignored Intelligence service warnings, or actually encouraged CCP ownership and infiltration all over our economic, technological and educational landscape over the last decade. .
At least now we are awakening.

j watson
j watson
1 year ago

I’m not that informed about Canadian politics, but welcome a story that draws attention to CCP meddling in the affairs of western countries.
I very much doubt Trudeau is the only Western Leader who’s ignored Intelligence service warnings, or actually encouraged CCP ownership and infiltration all over our economic, technological and educational landscape over the last decade. .
At least now we are awakening.

Dominic Murray
Dominic Murray
1 year ago

I was looking for more on this story on the BBC USA & Canada news section. So far, struggling to find anything on the top pages. Funny that..

Dominic Murray
Dominic Murray
1 year ago

I was looking for more on this story on the BBC USA & Canada news section. So far, struggling to find anything on the top pages. Funny that..

Hugh Bryant
Hugh Bryant
1 year ago

The problem in Canada, as in the US, is that electoral outcomes are determined too much by spending power. That makes it inevitable that there will be interference by bad actors. If it wasn’t the Chinese it would be Sor0s, F1nk etc.

Jim R
Jim R
1 year ago
Reply to  Hugh Bryant

Chinese interference in Canada (as elsewhere) goes well beyond spending money in elections. Understand that Canada has eye-watering levels of immigration and much of it comes from mainland China. There are massive Chinese communities in Canada who remain connected socially and culturally to China. Many of those connections – like Chinese media – are heavily influenced if not controlled by the Chinese government. This gives them the power to create their own narratives around Canadian politics and encourage Chinese Canadians to vote as a block for candidates of their choosing. English speaking Canadians (many living in suburbs) have no idea because they are not immersed in it – but the Chinese community is acutely aware. I live in the downtown Toronto riding where Han Dong was a candidate. When i went to vote, there were large numbers of Chinese people in line who could not speak English – chances are that everything they knew about the election was mediated by Chinese controlled media. And that part of it isn’t even illegal.

Kevan Hudson
Kevan Hudson
1 year ago
Reply to  Jim R

Though it should be pointed out that the Canadian Chinese community is quite diverse.
Some families have been here for 100 years or more. Families from places like Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan tend to be very anti Chinese Communist Party including friends and a soon to be family member.

Joann Robertson
Joann Robertson
1 year ago
Reply to  Kevan Hudson

This is an important point. Many Chinese Canadians are fully integrated in and part of mainstream Canada. It is the influx of Chinese from Mainland China who are the problem.
In Vancouver Chinese Canadians were protesting the draconian measures Mainland China were imposing on Hong Kong. The counter protesters were waving Chinese flags and screaming at the protestors in Chinese. A truly disturbing sight. Which could not have occured in China or Hong Kong.
We must protect our country from those who would destroy it.

Joann Robertson
Joann Robertson
1 year ago
Reply to  Kevan Hudson

This is an important point. Many Chinese Canadians are fully integrated in and part of mainstream Canada. It is the influx of Chinese from Mainland China who are the problem.
In Vancouver Chinese Canadians were protesting the draconian measures Mainland China were imposing on Hong Kong. The counter protesters were waving Chinese flags and screaming at the protestors in Chinese. A truly disturbing sight. Which could not have occured in China or Hong Kong.
We must protect our country from those who would destroy it.

Kevan Hudson
Kevan Hudson
1 year ago
Reply to  Jim R

Though it should be pointed out that the Canadian Chinese community is quite diverse.
Some families have been here for 100 years or more. Families from places like Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan tend to be very anti Chinese Communist Party including friends and a soon to be family member.

Peter Lee
Peter Lee
1 year ago
Reply to  Hugh Bryant

How does one change that?

Linda M Brown
Linda M Brown
1 year ago
Reply to  Hugh Bryant

Third parties have been interfering in Canadian elections long before the CCP. Usually they are American. Once a donation is made to a Canadian Nonprofit or charity, the money becomes Canadian. So American (or other) interested parties, such as the Tides Foundation, or the Sierra Club, etc donate to Canadian Nonprofit/lobby groups and impact not only elections by throwing their support ($) behind `friendly’ candidates, but impact government policies as well. It is one of the reasons Canadian oil sits in the ground while we import oil.

Last edited 1 year ago by Linda M Brown
Jim R
Jim R
1 year ago
Reply to  Hugh Bryant

Chinese interference in Canada (as elsewhere) goes well beyond spending money in elections. Understand that Canada has eye-watering levels of immigration and much of it comes from mainland China. There are massive Chinese communities in Canada who remain connected socially and culturally to China. Many of those connections – like Chinese media – are heavily influenced if not controlled by the Chinese government. This gives them the power to create their own narratives around Canadian politics and encourage Chinese Canadians to vote as a block for candidates of their choosing. English speaking Canadians (many living in suburbs) have no idea because they are not immersed in it – but the Chinese community is acutely aware. I live in the downtown Toronto riding where Han Dong was a candidate. When i went to vote, there were large numbers of Chinese people in line who could not speak English – chances are that everything they knew about the election was mediated by Chinese controlled media. And that part of it isn’t even illegal.

Peter Lee
Peter Lee
1 year ago
Reply to  Hugh Bryant

How does one change that?

Linda M Brown
Linda M Brown
1 year ago
Reply to  Hugh Bryant

Third parties have been interfering in Canadian elections long before the CCP. Usually they are American. Once a donation is made to a Canadian Nonprofit or charity, the money becomes Canadian. So American (or other) interested parties, such as the Tides Foundation, or the Sierra Club, etc donate to Canadian Nonprofit/lobby groups and impact not only elections by throwing their support ($) behind `friendly’ candidates, but impact government policies as well. It is one of the reasons Canadian oil sits in the ground while we import oil.

Last edited 1 year ago by Linda M Brown
Hugh Bryant
Hugh Bryant
1 year ago

The problem in Canada, as in the US, is that electoral outcomes are determined too much by spending power. That makes it inevitable that there will be interference by bad actors. If it wasn’t the Chinese it would be Sor0s, F1nk etc.

Steve Jolly
Steve Jolly
1 year ago

The poster boy for neoliberal globalism allowing the Chinese to do whatever they want and secretly admiring (envying?) their openly and unapolagetically totalitarian government. Color me shocked. *sarcasm off*.

Last edited 1 year ago by Steve Jolly
Steve Jolly
Steve Jolly
1 year ago

The poster boy for neoliberal globalism allowing the Chinese to do whatever they want and secretly admiring (envying?) their openly and unapolagetically totalitarian government. Color me shocked. *sarcasm off*.

Last edited 1 year ago by Steve Jolly
Chris Milburn
Chris Milburn
1 year ago

I used to wear a Canadian flag on my backpack when I travelled out of Canada. Now I hope people think my accent is American.

Chris Milburn
Chris Milburn
1 year ago

I used to wear a Canadian flag on my backpack when I travelled out of Canada. Now I hope people think my accent is American.

Rick Lawrence
Rick Lawrence
1 year ago

Trudeau became prime minister in 2015 in a popularity contest and because the country wanted a change. Whether or not the Chinese or anyone else meddled in the 2019 Canadian general election, it would have made little difference to the outcome. Canadians, who over the years have elected governments from both the Liberal and Conservative ranks, really had no Conservative leader to select as a prime minister due to very weak and un-charismatic leaders during the Trudeau years. Finally the Conservatives have a leader in Pierre Poilievre who looks like the real deal, and would likely win the next election purley on merit alone. It would be a pity for him if his victory is seen solely as a reaction against Trudeau and his governments woke policies and alleged corruption.

Rick Lawrence
Rick Lawrence
1 year ago

Trudeau became prime minister in 2015 in a popularity contest and because the country wanted a change. Whether or not the Chinese or anyone else meddled in the 2019 Canadian general election, it would have made little difference to the outcome. Canadians, who over the years have elected governments from both the Liberal and Conservative ranks, really had no Conservative leader to select as a prime minister due to very weak and un-charismatic leaders during the Trudeau years. Finally the Conservatives have a leader in Pierre Poilievre who looks like the real deal, and would likely win the next election purley on merit alone. It would be a pity for him if his victory is seen solely as a reaction against Trudeau and his governments woke policies and alleged corruption.

BW Naylor
BW Naylor
1 year ago

Trudeau’s Liberals are trying desperately to bury this story, but #TrudeauChineseAsset has been trending for 2 weeks now. The Liberal party gives the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) $1.2 billion a year, so it’s basically just woke state media now, they barely criticize JT, and Canadians can’t trust it. They are also highly apathetic about politics, but citizens, the media, and politicians alike are afraid to touch the subject because Trudeau has called inquiries into the topic “racist” – which is insulting to people’s intelligence, but basically a trigger word for ‘go the other way, you won’t win this one.’

Last edited 1 year ago by BW Naylor
BW Naylor
BW Naylor
1 year ago

Trudeau’s Liberals are trying desperately to bury this story, but #TrudeauChineseAsset has been trending for 2 weeks now. The Liberal party gives the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) $1.2 billion a year, so it’s basically just woke state media now, they barely criticize JT, and Canadians can’t trust it. They are also highly apathetic about politics, but citizens, the media, and politicians alike are afraid to touch the subject because Trudeau has called inquiries into the topic “racist” – which is insulting to people’s intelligence, but basically a trigger word for ‘go the other way, you won’t win this one.’

Last edited 1 year ago by BW Naylor
Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson
1 year ago

I am a Canadian who utterly loathes Justin Trudeau. However I am really disheartened that CSIS has decided to meddle in politics. It just takes us one step closer to the US with their out of control partisan FBI – which is sowing deep distrust in the political system and could end up tearing the country apart. One of CSIS’s great strengths was that we never heard about them or from them. I don’t care how much they think Trudeau is harming Canada – they have to respect our political system.

Jim R
Jim R
1 year ago
Reply to  Peter Johnson

I don’t think ‘CSIS has decided” is an accurate characterization. Individuals within the organization saw the corrupt decision to turn a blind eye to foreign interference (as long as it benefitted the government). They rightly took offence and decided they could not remain silent. The fact that moral individuals feel compelled to speak out is not something to lament. Without people like that then there’s no limit to the damage that immoral leaders can do.

Christopher Barclay
Christopher Barclay
1 year ago
Reply to  Peter Johnson

A good point but one that is countered by the public having the right in a democracy to know whom they are voting for.

Jim R
Jim R
1 year ago
Reply to  Peter Johnson

I don’t think ‘CSIS has decided” is an accurate characterization. Individuals within the organization saw the corrupt decision to turn a blind eye to foreign interference (as long as it benefitted the government). They rightly took offence and decided they could not remain silent. The fact that moral individuals feel compelled to speak out is not something to lament. Without people like that then there’s no limit to the damage that immoral leaders can do.

Christopher Barclay
Christopher Barclay
1 year ago
Reply to  Peter Johnson

A good point but one that is countered by the public having the right in a democracy to know whom they are voting for.

Peter Johnson
Peter Johnson
1 year ago

I am a Canadian who utterly loathes Justin Trudeau. However I am really disheartened that CSIS has decided to meddle in politics. It just takes us one step closer to the US with their out of control partisan FBI – which is sowing deep distrust in the political system and could end up tearing the country apart. One of CSIS’s great strengths was that we never heard about them or from them. I don’t care how much they think Trudeau is harming Canada – they have to respect our political system.

Nicky Samengo-Turner
Nicky Samengo-Turner
1 year ago

Charming? The Rolling Sturdeau is a sad embarrasement… so suited to Canada!

Nicky Samengo-Turner
Nicky Samengo-Turner
1 year ago

Charming? The Rolling Sturdeau is a sad embarrasement… so suited to Canada!

Samuel Ross
Samuel Ross
1 year ago

When the people of Canada turn into crooks, cheats, and just general all-around scum, they don’t mind electing leaders who embody all those qualities.

Paige M
Paige M
1 year ago
Reply to  Samuel Ross

That’s a pretty wide swath

.some of us are suffering under the regime. Justin is propped up by an equally slimy NDP Grifter. Sadly Ontario, Liberal HQ, determines our fate in elections. We aren’t all scum.

Paige M
Paige M
1 year ago
Reply to  Samuel Ross

That’s a pretty wide swath

.some of us are suffering under the regime. Justin is propped up by an equally slimy NDP Grifter. Sadly Ontario, Liberal HQ, determines our fate in elections. We aren’t all scum.

Samuel Ross
Samuel Ross
1 year ago

When the people of Canada turn into crooks, cheats, and just general all-around scum, they don’t mind electing leaders who embody all those qualities.

Linda M Brown
Linda M Brown
1 year ago

The Trudeaus have been the worst Prime Ministers in Canada’s exixtance. Both have an unhealthy fascination with dictators, Trudeau Snr with Castro, and Trudeau Jr (or lite) with Castro and China. He even said that he admired China’s basic dictatorship, and his speech when Castro died was an insult to anyone who fled his regime. The Trudeaus are the only Prime Ministers who have invoked the War Measures Act/ Public Order (Temporary Measures) Act, (replaced by The Emergencies Act) in peace time.
And yet the GTA keeps voting this trust fund, groping, part time drama teacher, want to be dictator and his minions into power

Linda M Brown
Linda M Brown
1 year ago

The Trudeaus have been the worst Prime Ministers in Canada’s exixtance. Both have an unhealthy fascination with dictators, Trudeau Snr with Castro, and Trudeau Jr (or lite) with Castro and China. He even said that he admired China’s basic dictatorship, and his speech when Castro died was an insult to anyone who fled his regime. The Trudeaus are the only Prime Ministers who have invoked the War Measures Act/ Public Order (Temporary Measures) Act, (replaced by The Emergencies Act) in peace time.
And yet the GTA keeps voting this trust fund, groping, part time drama teacher, want to be dictator and his minions into power