The “Chinese Communist Party’s Great Foreign Propaganda” hat has been placed on the head of the Canadian Prime Minister

Is criticizing the Chinese Communist regime anti-Asian? When Canadian opposition MPs questioned the Chinese Communist Party in Parliament about the threat to national security, to their surprise, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mentioned his opposition to discriminating against Asians, and various sectors blasted Trudeau for becoming a propaganda machine for Beijing.

While the Canadian National Laboratory was found to have collaborated with researchers associated with several Chinese government agencies, and Chinese scientists Qiu Xiangguo and Cheng Keding were later dismissed, another researcher, Yan Feihu Yan of the Military Medical Research Institute of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, worked at the Canadian National Laboratory until last year.

Since the Canadian Intelligence and Security Service has long warned that the Chinese Communist Party and Russia are stealing Canadian vaccine and virus research secrets, some MPs have questioned Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Parliament about why people of PLA background are allowed in and out of sensitive facilities. Will they be banned in the future? Trudeau replied that the government will ensure the safety of Canadian citizens, but he turned to anti-Asian racial discrimination.

“We will not give in to anti-Asian racism. Over the past few months, we have seen a rise in intolerant racism across the country, and we will insist on supporting ethnic diversity.”

Korean congresswoman Nelly Shin

(Nelly Shin) said that while the MPs were seriously discussing national security issues, Trudeau accused the MPs of racial discrimination, which not only violated the principle of deliberation but also involved personal attacks, and demanded Trudeau to apologize. “I’m surprised that the prime minister would link national security to discrimination against Asians, and that he used anti-racism as a tool through which to distract people. Asian Canadians don’t like to be used in this way because they are also concerned about national security issues and don’t want to be used as a political shield. The Prime Minister’s comments were provocative, divisive and destructive and require an apology to the nation.”

Chinese MPs Michael Chong

Michael Chong and Kenny Chiu jointly issued a statement saying that Trudeau conflated Chinese Communist infiltration with anti-Asian racial discrimination. In an interview, Chiu said that many people in Canada’s Asian community are suffering from threats and human rights abuses by the Chinese Communist Party, and that instead of standing up for the protection of its citizens, the prime minister is raising the flag of Chinese Communist propaganda. Trudeau should make it clear why he ignored the Intelligence Agency’s warnings and was unconcerned about suspicions of foreign theft of intellectual property rights. “China-Canada relations are at a freezing point, but why is it that during the freezing point, at the height of the epidemic, you can allow the top people in the Chinese People’s Liberation Army who are responsible for this to have free access to the highest level research labs in our country.”

Both Chuang and Zhao emphasized in their statements that the concerns raised about China were not directed at the Chinese, but at the communist regime.

Andy Ellis, former assistant director of operations for Canada’s National Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), criticized Ottawa’s decision as insane, questioning why the top-security lab, which is difficult to access even for Canadian scientists, would allow PLA scientists to participate in the research.