A Canadian news agency reported that Taiwan is not wanted by Canada at celebratory events....
According to the report, the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development circulates a persona non grata list in June each year, warning its embassies, consulates and other overseas missions to bar them from local events marking Canada Day, which is on July 1.Note that among unelected, badly behaved governments on that list, we don't find China. An acquaintance on a discussion group ranted thusly and beautifully:
North Korea, Fiji, Belarus, Iran, Syria, Guinea-Bissau and Madagascar were the prominent countries on last year’s list, largely because of Canada’s disapproval of unelected or “badly behaved” governments, Canadian Press said.
Taiwan is also on the list this year, though only because Canada does not recognize the nation as a state rather than from any disapproval of its government, the news agency said.
++++++++++++Beijing owns 100% of the shares in our Prime Minister, through their Canadian holding company, Power Corporation.
The CEO of Power Corporation, is the PM’s Beijing-appointed minder.
The Chinese Communist Party leads the world in violations of human rights and in the commission of Crimes Against humanity. And CCP outright fraud committed against the Canadian government is a well documented fact. Yet the President of the Canadian Conservative Party (CCP) wrote to the Chinese Communist Party (also “CCP), on the 90th anniversary of the founding of the latter, to offer congratulations and to suggest that “our two parties should forge closer relations”, or words to that effect.
The City Council of Vancouver met with the Chinese Consul-General in Vancouver to solicit his input as a “stakeholder” in the drafting of a municipal bylaw involving the extent of limitations which should be placed on the free political expression of Canadians on the streets in front of the Chinese Consulate-General. The new bylaw was necessitated by the British Columbia Court of Appeal striking down the original bylaw because it violated the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. China then became a “stakeholder” in discussions involving the rights of Canadians under the Charter.
Falun Gong is barred from the annual Christmas parade in Vancouver by Rogers Cable, which has jurisdiction over the parade. Rogers is the carrier of the 9 Chinese language TV stations approved by the Canadian broadcast regulatory authority some years ago, in order to broadcast Chinese “news” directly to Canadians. All nine of these TV stations are owned by CCTV in Beijing. All programming must be specifically approved by the Central Propaganda Department of the CCP in Beijing.
Canadian citizens who are Falun Gong practitioners are routinely barred in Canada from participation in many civic activities because their participation would offend the Chinese Embassy or Consulates.
The British Columbia premier signed off in China on an agreement which would bring Chinese miners to Canada to provide the complete labour force for coal mines in the province. We were told that coal mining in China was so sophisticated and the technology so advanced that there are no Canadian miners capable of working in these mines. Some of them appear to be indirectly Chinese owned through Chinese owned companies incorporated in Canada.
As everyone is aware, CNOOC recently purchased a significant portion of the Oilsands operations in Alberta. In order for the Canadian government to its approval of this takeover of Canadian resources by a foreign power, China was required to give a number of comforting assurances concerning employment, safety, etc. I understand the Chinese company is already moving to scrap those assurances.
Perhaps this latest insult to Taiwan is somehow related to this picture?
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