A motion to revive the special Chinese Commission adopted internally, despite opposition from the Liberal Party

Despite opposition from the ruling Liberal Party, a Conservative motion to revive a special committee on relations between Canada and China was adopted by the House of Commons on Monday.

“Beijing’s Communist government continues to intimidate and target democracy and human rights advocates here in Canada’s Chinese community. Beijing’s Communist leadership also continues to threaten and target Canada’s national interests and security, and our values. “It poses a threat to the Communist Party,” said a statement from the Conservative Party released after the vote.

“Conservatives believe that Canada needs to confront human rights, democracy, and the rule of law. Conservatives are so clear about recent events that the Tordo government is out of authoritarian regime. We believe we need to take the threat seriously, “said a statement signed by MPs Michael Chung and Pierre Paulhus.

The NDP, which has signed an external cooperation agreement with the Liberal Party to maintain the power of the minority government until 2025, voted in favor of this move.

The total total was from 168 to 155. There were a few opponents, including liberal John McKay, who voted in favor, and Bloc Québécois, Maxim Blanchett Johnkas, who voted against. Two members of the Greens supported the government.

After the inauguration of the new parliament last year, the party leader, who decided not to pursue the Chinese Commission, was in a difficult situation from the inside because of resource depletion due to the establishment of the Scientific Research Committee and the Special Evaluation Committee. Government response to the collapse of Afghanistan to the Taliban.

Some lawmakers, along with Beijing critics, were openly criticizing the decision.

Mr Chung, who submitted the motion, said at the time the party had never abandoned the idea of ​​reviving the committee at a later date.

The motion states that the Commission’s organizing meeting will be convened within a week of the Afghanistan Special Committee’s presentation of the final report. Summer vacation.

Canada has not yet announced a decision on whether China’s telecommunications giant Huawei will exist in China’s 5G, and little attention has been paid to identifying the cause of the pandemic that began in Wuhan, China.

The Commission may also investigate human rights abuses against minorities and the situation in Hong Kong.

In addition, sanctions against Russia have pushed Moscow towards Beijing, which has military operations and international fallout to assess what could happen if it tried to seize Taiwan. Has been enthusiastically considered.

Noe Chartier


Noé Charter is a Montreal-based Epoch Times reporter.