September 05, 2019

Trudeau's $42 billion Chinese steel project will cost thousands of Canadian jobs

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

On last night's episode of The Ezra Levant Show, the President and CEO of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Ed Whalen joined me for an in-depth explanation of the Liberal government's handout of $42 billion worth of construction projects to China instead of Canada.

The job calls for two liquid natural gas (LNG) projects to be assembled in British Columbia. But, under the Trudeau deal, the LNG projects will be assembled on arrival in Canada from prefabricated modules built in China. These steel modules include components spanning multiple trades — the electrical, piping and plumbing needed for the final design will all be fitted in China.

Import duties on fabricated structural steel — which apply to these prefab modules — were put in place against several countries including China after they were found illegally dumping steel here in Canada. Steel dumping occurs when steel is sold very cheaply to a foreign market in order to wipe out domestic producers.

The tariffs on Chinese steel are being dropped for this project.

A few weeks ago at a press conference in Ottawa, I encouraged the Canadian media to ask Chrystia Freeland to defend the decision to allow this project to go ahead. They had never heard of it!

According to Whalen, steel fabricators all across Canada are capable of doing this work but they're not even being asked to bid — it's all going straight to China.

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commented 2019-09-06 08:48:45 -0400
How much did the project’s owners donate to the Trudeau Foundation and the Liberal Party?
commented 2019-09-06 07:07:39 -0400
With an election just around the corner it would seem like a good time for all those unionized steel workers and tradesmen (woops, tradepeoplekind) to go out and block a highway in order to bring some attention to the issue.

It won’t happen of course.
commented 2019-09-06 00:36:08 -0400
Say “No” To Mass Immigration commented 17 mins ago
Did anybody see that argument between the leader of the Canadian National Alliance Federal Party and Jagmeat’s brother about SHARIA LAW at MUSLIMFEST?
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I saw it and it was staged. The NDP also staged the link below; I know this as I saw 3 different versions with the same actors.
It turns out that this video had 1 million 300 thousand views showing Singh handling a racist woman like a pro, and a good ending. Maybe the PPC should try this free strategy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGp3FflT3mM
commented 2019-09-06 00:04:29 -0400
Did anybody see that argument between the leader of the Canadian National Alliance Federal Party and Jagmeat’s brother about SHARIA LAW at MUSLIMFEST?

The CBC and those politicians who have yet to command the definition of RACISM, they were saying that he was shouting RACIST RANTS because he doesn’t agree with SHARIA LAW!

Since when did SHARIA LAW become a RACE? That’s all he spoke about, was SHARIA LAW. How is that racist? Does that make Federal Law a race? How about Provincial Law? Is that a race also? Do the other politicians think that it is RACIST to criticize any Law? Any Law at all Does Canada have room in it for “THAT KIND of RACISM” which critisizes laws and what-not???

#TrudeauMustGo
commented 2019-09-05 23:01:11 -0400
commented 2019-09-05 22:37:38 -0400
All the top donors to the Trudeau foundation are money laundering criminal “businessman” from China.
Trudeau completely works for China as does the entire liberal establishment.
They have been bought and paid for…..Canadian jobs and people are irrelevant to them.
It’s astonishing how easy it was for China to corrupt “our” entire establishment
commented 2019-09-05 19:53:42 -0400
Why are labour unions silent on this one. If I were president of a big union, I’d be sounding the alarm and rallying the members. War has been declared on the working people of Canada but not a peep is heard from those who will be most effected.
commented 2019-09-05 18:34:21 -0400
The unions have been backing the NDP and Liberal Parties for decades. When will the members figure out their leadership sells them down the river to these corrupt leftists and start voting conservative for jobs.
I’m not happy with Scheer but at least the trailer Trudeau can be turfed.
commented 2019-09-05 16:48:10 -0400
they continue to screw us over and over and this completly ignorant useless govt. allows dumping on to our market now? trudeau go to china and run there. they love screwing canada and you love it to.
commented 2019-09-05 16:37:08 -0400
SHELDON EISLER commented 1 hour ago
Trudeau is living up to his treasonous traitor moniker everyday and now following it up with action.
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Sheldon, do you mean the moniker known as Betraydeau?
commented 2019-09-05 15:51:29 -0400
They are trying to kill capitalism while bending over for the Chinese. Just like Jean Chretien wants them to do.
commented 2019-09-05 15:22:01 -0400
Trudeau is living up to his treasonous traitor moniker everyday and now following it up with action. What kind of PM would deliberately betray its own people,this prancing fruitcake Trudeau needs to feel the wrath of the people.
commented 2019-09-05 15:16:24 -0400
the question as to why trudeau would okay this is simple. he is following the clinton model to enrich himself. the clintons have the clinton foundation, and trudeau has the trudeau foundation. i would be interested in seeing if any of the players involved in this deal have or had made donations to trudeau’s foundation. follow the money to reveal the corruption.