8 reasons the average Canadian should not trust China
In almost every political science class I took in university, my professors would admiringly tell us China was on its way to being the next global superpower. "Whatever you say," I would think to myself, with a shrug.
But with more information coming to light about how China has mishandled the coronavirus pandemic - and the possibility that the virus leaked from a bioweapons lab in Wuhan - I have become awakened to China's place on the world stage, and irked by their authoritarianism, aggressiveness and lies.
As Conservative leader Andrew Scheer noted on Sunday, "It's becoming more and more clear we cannot depend on China as a reliable ally, as a partner in our values. We need to rethink our relationship with China."
We cannot trust China. Here are 8 reasons why