Garbage Grumble: Philippine President Duterte Says He’ll “Declare War” On Canada Over Trash

Duterte is prone to outlandish statements, yet his remarks show another sign of how weak Canada is perceived on the world stage.

Philippine’s President Rodrigo Duterte has ‘threatened’ war against Canada over a garbage dispute.

Between 2013 and 2014, a Canadian company shipped tonnes of garbage to the island nation. The Philippine’s says the containers were supposed to contain plastic, but instead contained waste.

Now, Duterte says he will send the garbage back:

“For Canada’s garbage, I want a boat prepared. They better pull that thing out or I will set sail to Canada and dump their garbage there. Let’s fight Canada. I will declare war against them.”

Duterte regularly makes outlandish remarks, and nobody is taking the war threat seriously.

The Canadian government has responded, saying they are willing to work with the Philippine’s to solve the dispute.

Well there is no concern about a real conflict, Duterte’s remarks are another sign of how weak Canada is perceived to be on the world stage.

With a weak leader like Trudeau in charge, and with the Canadian military being undermined by insane political correctness, other nations have no reason to take us seriously, and we are seen as a joke by much of the world.

Spencer Fernando

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jim

A joke for a pm makes a joke of a country.

Norbert Kausen

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

Dave Allsopp

Heck, I see Liberal voting Canadians as weak and foolish for buying Trudeau’s ridiculous line of BS, and I’m a native* Canadian!
* I was born a Canadian from Canadian born parents. My kids are fifth generation Canadians.

Del

I put $20 on President Rodrigo Duterte to win.

Gary

War on Canada interesting, I was just wondering this morning if there ever was an attack against our country , how many of the migrants would stand up and fight for the country ?? I am thinking zero , probably just migrate somewhere else

Cat

You’re missing the point. Canada is pretending to be virtuously recycling. We don’t. Or the people do, the government doesn’t. We are a joke, not just Trudeau.

Clive

Exporting our garbage! Think of all those good, middle class jobs sorting the stuff…. Once lost, Turdo will never be able to bring those jobs back from overseas!

Perhaps we can swap Turdo for Duterte. At least we’d get the pipelines built, get rid of the carbon tax and send the two female Liberal members who should have resigned but didn’t to some country where they would be more appreciated….