Tories Call on Trudeau to Retract ‘Anti-Asian Racism’ Comments He Made When Asked About Chinese Military Scientists

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The Conservatives are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to retract his accusation of “anti-Asian racism” on the part of the Conservatives after Tory MPs questioned him about the collaboration of Chinese military-linked scientists with scientists in a high-security Canadian laboratory. Conservative Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Michael Chong says conflating “legitimate criticism of China’s government with Anti-Asian racism” is falling into a propaganda trap set up by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).  “Prime Minister Trudeau played right into that propaganda when he … implied that questions about China’s threats to Canada were driving anti-Asian racism,” Chong told The Epoch Times. During a House of Commons session on May 26, several Conservative MPs asked the prime minister questions related to scientists at the National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) in Winnipeg collaborating with researchers tied to the Chinese military. NML, Canada’s only Level 4 lab, has come under scrutiny after scientists Xiangguo …

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