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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Canada kicks out Communist envoy for espionage and intimidation

Kudos to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government for finding out what Communist Embassy official Wang Pengfei was doing - i.e., "compiling information on Canadians who practice Falun Gong and inciting students to help him" (third item) - and kicking him out of the country for it.  This won't get anywhere near the coverage it should, but it was a powerful signal to the Chinese-Canadian community that Ottawa will no longer tolerate Beijing's floozies intimidating them into silence.  Well done.

Posted by D.J. McGuire on November 16, 2006 in Canadian Politics, International Affairs | Permalink

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PM Harper is brave, unlike those coward Fiberals who did nothing but to fill their pockets with taxpayers' money. PM Harper deserve a majority...

Posted by: Winston | 2006-11-16 9:20:48 AM


Unfortunately Winston, he will not get one. In fact, I don't think he'll even be PM after the next election. The sheeple in this country don't vote FOR governments, they vote
AGAINST them. Hell, the Libs could run a chimp in a suit (er, didn't they already? Jean Crouton anyone)and he'd be elected PM. Too bad really.

Posted by: Stevie | 2006-11-16 10:13:19 AM


Well done Prime Minister Harper.
Now if we could only round up all those PRC spys that CSIS and the RCMP have been watching since the Little Liar from Shawinigan was PM we could have a nice big show trial to embarass Beijing, because nothing burns Asians up like losing face.
Of course we could leave a few in place and feed them disinformation.

Posted by: Speller | 2006-11-16 10:30:35 AM


Somebody pointed out on TV yesterday the Little Liar from Shawinigan's reason for not wanting to upset the Mao's too much.

Seems that our favourite company, Power Corporation, who happen to be Little Liar's in-law's, had considerable interests in China.

It's something I did not know, even though I did know Liar's in-laws did have interest in developing the oil fields in Iraq, ones that Saddam licensed his French friends to develop through Total Elf Fina.

Posted by: Set you free | 2006-11-16 10:35:12 AM


You gotta admit...no matter where you are on the political spectrum...that having a leader and government that actually TAKE ACTION instead of just yak,yak,yakking endlessly about everything is pretty refreshing.

Posted by: Canadian Observer | 2006-11-16 11:16:01 AM


Kudos to PM Harper.

I suggest we do everything in our power so he gets a majority. Our country is on the line.

We do need a strong reformation for the well being of everyone. Let us pray earnestly to that goal, dear fellow Canadians.

Posted by: Rémi Houle | 2006-11-16 11:33:02 AM


Excellent move by our Conservative government, it's about time Canadians took a stronger stand against human rights violators. The Liberal Party of Toronto flapped their mouths about issues - but never did a thing. It's no wonder Canada's international stature fell off the radar completely during their reign.

Posted by: Philanthropist | 2006-11-16 11:47:13 AM


There are those who talk and there are those who do.

Posted by: Brent Weston | 2006-11-16 11:49:50 AM


If the PM thing doesn't work for Mr. Harper, there's always President Harper of the Republic of Alberta, or even Governor Harper of the Commonwealth of Alberta, the 51st State.

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2006-11-16 11:53:03 AM


Well done indeed. Good comment Brent.

Posted by: Cheri | 2006-11-16 12:00:27 PM


Easy now Zebulon - I realize you say these things "in a good way" but that's not how the blogtrolls see it.
BTW Canadian Observer - I wish your comment about the political spectrum was true, but alas it is not. Using the Globe and Mail blog as a marker for the complacency of central Canada, the Left is spitting venom all over Mr. Harper for China's perceived APEC snub over the Chalil file. Even China's apparent capitulation today is not enough to calm the anger of the so-called liberals who believe we should sacrifice one of our own citizens for the sake of continued imports of cheap consumer goods.

Posted by: Greg R | 2006-11-16 12:08:15 PM


Agreed Remi.

Let us pray and whatever else it takes to get that majority for the Harper Conservatives.

SYF: Le Petit Gar from Shawinigan has a soft spot for China, spends time there too. Not sure what the reason for the soft spot is.
The other Liberal Toady and Jackass, Mo Strong, is there making things right on the Environmental front, as long as it doesn't interfere with business.

Posted by: Liz J | 2006-11-16 1:01:13 PM


Moe has recently bought into an automobile plant in China.China,being a developing country,is allowed considerable slack under Kyoto. If we buy carbon credits under Kyoto,China gets our money to improve thier industrial base,industries like automobile plants.The liberals through cbc and bellglobal media need to make Kyoto an election issue so we can send our money to Moe.Pretty neat trick if they can pull it off.BTW,powercorp is invested in an Iranian oil play,where a Canadian was tortured,raped and then murdered. The liberals stood by and did nothing. Why would anyone expect them to care about the fellow in China?

Posted by: wallyj | 2006-11-16 9:14:36 PM


Mo Strong and his henchmen, Demarais and Chretien
signed a huge deal with Fina to develop the Kurdish oil fields. Only trouble was that the Kurds had other ideas. Any surprise that the Lieberals were against the Iraq war? Those bastards WANTED Sadam to take the Kurds out. THESE are the people that Canada has been duped into believing are caring "progressive" human beings and the absolute worst part is that these guys will be back in power soon 'cause the Canadian sheeple are to busy being smug and entitled to realize that they truly do not give a SHIT about YOU or ANYBODY but themselves.

Lefty troll;
now what do you say about that little bit of caring and sharing by your glorious leaders.

Posted by: Stevie | 2006-11-17 10:35:59 AM



This will go on and on and on, retaliate each other......

Posted by: yachi | 2006-11-17 10:50:02 AM


wallyj,

You have hit the nail on the head!

Kyoto buy-in was as well thought out as the selection process of the governor general of Canada.

Posted by: Lady | 2006-11-17 11:09:44 AM


Lady:

Yes - and both have an international component.

Posted by: Brent Weston | 2006-11-17 11:25:59 AM


Good news -- mainstream media has picked up the story...see.

China denies spying report
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/story.html?id=452de2cb-16b9-4067-ae98-3beda3347102

Chinese envoy sent packing for 'spying'
Paper says he was collecting info on Falun Gong
http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=c6a29fb2-cedb-46a7-a815-3c8b1a5651f9

Diplomat spied, paper says
Falun Gong practitioners targeted by China
http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=22820e9c-4e7c-41cf-84e9-8f6bfdfaf1ab

Canada sends Chinese official home over snooping charges: Epoch Times report
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2006/11/17/2390766-cp.html

Canada sends Chinese official home over snooping charges: Epoch Times report
http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/story.html?id=9bf6a2f9-4a97-4d2d-b908-3401895dbbc9&k=90496

Canada sends Chinese official home over snooping charges: Epoch Times report
http://www.mytelus.com/news/article.do?pageID=canada_home&articleID=2454490

Posted by: Makina | 2006-11-17 12:09:05 PM


and in was reported in the National Post too.

China denies spying report
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=452de2cb-16b9-4067-ae98-3beda3347102

Posted by: Makina | 2006-11-17 12:12:06 PM



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