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Joe Oliver for leader? Alas no. But heed to his leadership.

Financial Post — Joe Oliver penned a good column today offering good conservative sense for Conservatives. So that's something different and worthwhile for you to read today in the papers increasingly filled with total bunk and muck — usually from lefties — about how the Conservatives need to go still further leftward to win. It's headlined "Conservatives must persuade the electorate, not pander to the left." And it's worth your read.

"...There is an economic and cultural route to broaden the appeal of Conservative values and policies: bring the public to you, rather than mimic the left-wing’s latest faddish ideals and retreaded socialist truths. That is what leadership is all about. ..."

Ronald Reagan believed in and practiced this philosophy very effectively, making wonderful speaches counseling his fellow conservatives to speak up — "in bold colors" — to convince the electorate to vote for the values — conservative values — which most of their fellow electorate actually already believed in. And he was one of the best and most popular presidents in US history. Joe Oliver wrote today about some of those Canadian conservative values, which, similarly, are actually Canadian values.
Joe Oliver isn't running to be the leader. He's 81 and is rightly enjoying retirement. But anybody who wants to follow in Ronald Regan's — or Joe Oliver's — footsteps is more than welcome to step up at this time, please.

Advice to GOP, which Canada’s CPC should heed: Just. Say. No.

Washington Post — From this surprising source  — the...

Lefty Mayor caught maskless but it’s ok: “I was feelin’ the spirit!”

National Review — Another article you won't read in 99% of the "news" media because, oh do I even have to say it?... she's a lefty mayor! (and we can well imagine the "news" media's faux outrage if she was a he and he was a Republican):

The mayor of San Francisco [London Breed] says that she shouldn’t be criticized for breaking her own COVID rules, because, and I quote, “I was feeling the spirit and I wasn’t thinking about a mask.” CBS reports:

“We don’t need the fun police to come in and micromanage and tell us what we should or shouldn’t be doing,” said Breed during an interview to address the controversy.

The city’s health order states attendees at live indoor performances must remain masked except when actively eating or drinking. Breed maintained that she was drinking at the time.

“My drink was sitting at the table,” said Breed. “I got up and started dancing because I was feeling the spirit and I wasn’t thinking about a mask.”
As Charles C.W. Cooke points out, the hideousness doesn't stop just at her hypocrisy, her failure to take responsibility for her own actions, or her elitist rule-breaking, it's the fact that she laments the notion of "the fun police," when, in fact, as mayor and as the perpetrator of these asinine rules, she IS "the fun police."

Best post-election headline so far

Wall Street Journal — They get the headline just about right: Their opener:

The late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher counseled that in politics “standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous. You get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.” That’s the lesson delivered to Canada’s Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole in Monday’s national election.

I like that they added this because Canadian "news" media are loathed to mention it:

Yet while they again won the popular vote, they finished a distant second in seat count with about 119, two seats down from 2019. (By the way, the Tories have won the popular vote in five of the last six elections, which is a lesson for Americans who think this only happens because of the Electoral College.)

They see what I see. O'Toole: Speaking in pale pastels — largely pink — instead of bold colors. Lesson #596 for the Conservative Party of Canada. They'll learn someday. Maybe.
Read the WSJ take here. (Free link)

BC’s NDP gov and their “news” media divisions hiding stats and facts? Here’s one. For all the noise from the Canadian national "news" media, you'd think Ontario was the only province in the country, and that it's doing terribly with regard to the Wuhan Virus (which everybody still calls "COVID" on orders from the Communist Party of China). That's not news to anyone outside of Ontario. What might be news to people both outside and inside of Ontario is that BC's rate of death is nearly twice that of Ontario.
Don't worry lefties, even people in BC don't know that, because the "news" media in BC are actually cheerleaders for the NDP government of BC — much as the national news media is actually a division of the federal Liberal Party (well and the Ontario Liberal Party of course). Ontario is led by a party with the word "Conservative" in it, even though "Progressive" is the first and foremost word and concept in their party name and style of governance. But, you know, it's just deathn shit. Politics is way more important to the "news" media.
Facts. Get 'em anywhere you can, because you can't reliably get them from the "news" media.
See also:
And from liberalvision CTV: Secrecy over B.C.'s true number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients

“The government beat the citizens! Yay!” —an elitist Canadian socialist

The Liberal Party's very own state-owned CBC's "news" (hahahahaha)...

The objective left on the regressive left

Writing beautifully about the racist and discriminatory plight of...

Take a Hint, Canada.

Yahoo News — Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag resigned on Thursday after parliament formally condemned her handling of the Afghanistan evacuation crisis.
Too bad Canada doesn't have a Parliament. Or a news media.

Canada Excluded From International China Security Pact

Globe and Mail Dismissed by Justin Trudeau as merely a crass American salesman's move to pawn off the latest high-tech US-built nuclear subs to what we have to therefore assume he thinks are the total idiot Aussies, the three-nation deal didn't even include Canada in the talks leading up to the historic pact. And after Trudeau's comments on the matter (and the aforementioned attitude toward the Aussies), you can understand why.
"Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday played down Canada’s exclusion from the Indo-Pacific security deal, saying it is merely a way for the U.S. to sell nuclear submarines to Australia ... “This is a deal for nuclear submarines, which Canada is not currently or any time soon in the market for. Australia is.”"
In a clear indication that even Trudeau's political bro Joe Biden doesn't actually take him or Canada seriously anymore (forcing one to wonder if his high-fivin' bro Barack Obama doesn't also come off as a bit two-faced after Obama gave Trudeau a campaign "endorsement" this week), even Canadian officials were left in the dark. Almost like Canada can't even be trusted anymore on any level.

"Three officials, representing Canada’s foreign affairs, intelligence and defence departments, told The Globe and Mail that Ottawa was not consulted about the pact, and had no idea the trilateral security announcement was coming until it was made on Wednesday by U.S. President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison."

Trudeau, in contrast, delayed Canada's Wuhan Virus immunization program by signing a deal not with the Americans or Brits, but with... CHINA, for vaccines, in what turned out to be a total failure with countless Canadian lives lost as a result. What is going on here?

The Article

This story is intriguing mostly by virtue of its exposure of the nation’s burgeoning bureaucratic state (burgeoning not just in size, but in its power and control) — or what some would credibly refer to as the Canadian “deep state.” Also, China. Wuhan, China. And global diseases. And possibly, spies.

And not that this has anything to do with Bill C-10, but hey Guilbeault, you want more forced “Canadian content” (like they do in China with Chinese content by pure coincidence!)? Here’s a political spy thriller that’s right on point. It also involves science, which you all keep saying you like “to follow!” Maybe a producer (besides the state-owned CBC because, ridiculous) could pick this up and run with it (without Canadian Heritage Department funds, presumably, but also the producers would probably have to do without China’s financial aid and or any play in China’s state-owned movie theaters).

This particular politburo, the National Health Agency of Canada (NHAC — the “HAC” part is merely another fun coincidence) has been made famous by the Wuhan Virus (which some people call “COVID-19” for some weird reason, possibly nefarious). This agency is best known for its leadership, including the worse than useless Liberal TV star Patty Hajdu, who is Minister of Health for some weird reason, and the inimitable TV star Dr. Theresa Tam, who plays serves as Chief Public Health Officer. Its President (yup, there’s one of those, too) is Iain Stewart, appointed just last September after the previous president quit for some weird reason right in the middle of a pandemic. They also have an Eric Morrissette, who is cast as chief of media relations, in case that helps you understand the size, the breadth, the scope —the depth of the state, as it were. A cast of thousands.

Reporter Robert Fife (it’s always Robert Fife) from the Liberals’ Globe and Mail division uncovered the story today (this is what is known in political hack circles and in the movies as “awkward” for them and their entire liberal media messaging cohort), and is, as I said intriguing. It seems the NHAC division is refusing to deliver unredacted documents to, well, us, the people (as represented by our MPs), for whom they work, and to whom they ultimately report —and to whom they are obliged to answer on account of the fact that we’re not communists and we’re not run by a tyrannical dictatorship led by Health Ministry Commissars (or in Soviet-speak, the Russian “комиссáр.”) Or so we are to believe.

MPs (particularly Conservative MPs) want documents because CSIS, Canada’s secret spy agency, advised the NHAC to strip those two Chinese “scientists” of their Winnipeg virus lab’s security credentials for some weird reason in 2019, and then they and an unknown number of their very own Chinese “students” who were also working in that lab for some weird reason, were escorted out of the lab.

(I assume they are all Chinese because the state-owned CBC in a headline referred to them as “Chinese researchers“. Then again, upon my review of CBC articles about this, I find the CBC first called them “Chinese researchers,” then in their next article they sort of flipped the coin and referred to them as “Canadian scientists,” then, finally in February, they called then merely “Scientists.” All by the same reporter. They are either clueless, beholden to the “woke” set and afraid to be called “racists” if they acknowledge they are Chinese, or they are simply gaslighting us with BS. What we do know is that they came from China, as did their students.)

And the RCMP are also investigating the circumstances around the January 2021 firing of those same two NHAC “scientists,” a roll which I put in quotes because I, and maybe some CSIS members, RCMP members, and MPs too, question if that was actually their and their students’ real role, rather than something a lot more nefarious, like spying for China, as if I had to tell you. And shipping viruses to Wuhan, China (which they actually, seriously did!), specifically to the now infamous Wuhan Institute of Virology for that lab’s own “study” purposes, back in 2019 — before the Wuhan Virus was released into Canada and other places. But the NHAC president (no, not the media guy who is paid to do nothing, apparently) says that virus shipment has nuttin’ to do with nuttin’. Or as they say it in China, “Zhè yǔ rènhé shìqíng dōu méiyǒu guānxì” or “這與任何事情都沒有關係.”

Amir Attaran, a law professor and epidemiologist at the University of Ottawa, said in June of last year,

“We have a researcher who was removed by the RCMP from the highest security laboratory that Canada has for reasons that government is unwilling to disclose. The intelligence remains secret. But what we know is that before she was removed, she sent one of the deadliest viruses on Earth, and multiple varieties of it to maximize the genetic diversity and maximize what experimenters in China could do with it, to a laboratory in China that does dangerous gain of function experiments. And that has links to the Chinese military.”

Yeah sure, you can go ahead and re-read all that if you’re having trouble believing this kind of shit actually goes down in Canada. Here’s part of the G&M report today:

…In January of this year, Xiangguo Qiu, who headed the Vaccine Development and Antiviral Therapies Section, and her biologist husband, Keding Cheng, were fired from their positions with the National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) in Winnipeg.

The couple and an unknown number of Dr. Qiu’s students had their security access revoked in July, 2019, and were escorted from the Winnipeg lab, a Level 4 facility equipped to handle some of the world’s deadliest diseases. Four months earlier, the Winnipeg lab had shipped Ebola and Henipah viruses to the Wuhan facility, part of what the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) later described as an effort by this country to “foster global collaboration.”

A federal source – with direct knowledge of the case – said the Canadian Security Intelligence Service began raising alarms after it grew concerned about the nature of information that was being passed to the Wuhan lab. The source said CSIS was focused on the people that Dr. Qiu was talking to in China and intellectual property that may have been given to Chinese authorities. …

But this conclusion to the G&M’s reporting also really caught my eye and would add some extra punch to the movie version, or maybe a sequel! It seems to indicate an impending explosion over this within the ranks of the Liberal Party and its multiple, beloved, bureaucratic behemoths, with some finger-pointing, finger wagging, possibly misplaced advice, denials, or assumption of any sort of responsibility! What an unusual plot twist!

…Robert Oliphant, the parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, took pains to distance the dispute from the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

“This has nothing to do with coronavirus,” Mr. Oliphant told the committee [House of Commons special committee on Canada-China Relations].

He also cautioned the Public Health Agency to review the legal advice it is getting.

“I think you need a second opinion. I think the Justice Department is not giving you the best advice,” he said.

So to recap, the Minister of Foreign Affairs division of the massive government is advising that the Public Health Agency division is not getting good legal advise from the Justice Department division, which all stems from an investigation by the CSIS spy division, and is being investigated by the RCMP division; concerning taxpayer-funded information about possible breaches of national security protocols, in a taxpayer-funded lab by two taxpayer-funded “scientists” who engaged in state-funded research, possibly leading to outcomes with enormous national security implications, maybe even global ramifications, and the agency’s refusal to share any of that information with the lowly people of the country who own all of this, even through their taxpayer-funded representatives, in secret. The only winner here seems to be Communist China. Weird.

Maybe Justin Trudeau is right: maybe China does have a better system of government worthy of his great “admiration” of “their basic dictatorship.” (Luckily the role of Trudeau could be played by Trudeau, given his acting experience.)

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