Coronavirus Crisis Shows Canada Can’t Rely On Anyone But Ourselves

No nation has as much potential to be as self-sufficient as we do here in Canada. This crisis shows we must take action to improve our self reliance.

Amid the ongoing CCP Coronavirus Crisis, many Canadians are learning how dangerously dependent we are on foreign nations.

While I’ve been saying for sometime that we must become more self-sufficient, that goes against what the political class has pushed, as they relentlessly claim we are a ‘trading nation’ and deepen our dependence on foreign countries.

Yet, amid this Crisis, people are seeing that foreign countries cannot be relied upon.

The failure to close up our borders with China let the virus spread within our nation, as the virus was allowed in for months, seeding the cases and precipitating the transmission.

Meanwhile, the inability to get shipments of masks, including blocks being put in place by the US – and reports of masks being stolen by other countries, has shown that in a crisis, even our allies will look after their own interests.

Finally, even when foreign mask shipments are received, the quality is often terrible, as many countries have seen that China-made products are defective and low quality.

The fact is that Canada can’t rely on anyone but ourselves.

Our country has all the resources we need, and we are a country with a high-level of technology.

As a result, it is entirely possible for us to be self-sufficient in all key items.

A combination of tariffs on select foreign goods, investment in more manufacturing jobs and advanced robotics could power our nation to a level of self-sufficiency that means we are never desperately trying to buy goods from foreign nations amid a crisis.

We live in a world that is often a very ruthless place. We can’t rely on anyone but ourselves.

We must wake up to this reality and take action.

Spencer Fernando

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Yes, its time to grow up.


The Green Party and foreign funded “environmentalists” will be fighting this idea as hard as they can.

shawn harris

Self reliance will lead to success. Which in turn will inspire confidence that we can and should do more, to protect our businesses , industries, to encourage our manufacturers to come back to Canada. By giving them real solid support and not reasons to leave for cheaper low cost countries to produce our nation’s goods and services. Free trade is the garden path road that has helped lead Canada to ruin, leaving us for desperate want of goods and services. While we were lead to believe that we could have it all by opening up to the world, we only… Read more »


I’m with you all the way Spencer as I’m sure most of your readers are. But, we all know what the problem with that is…four more years of this leftists, globalist, criminal government and it will never happen. Trudeau will have finished selling us to the highest bidder The only way we will achieve this is by getting them out before the four years is up. That will never happen; with the conservatives fighting, the block and NDP both far left with nary a brain between them… we are doomed

Thomas Tass

Absolutely true. However an entrenched woke globalist leadership in Ottawa will have none of that.

Clive Edwards

We must do all of those things, Spencer, and be willing and able to defend ourselves when a U.S. president decides he wants to take it for his country. If Trump’s behaviour hasn’t demonstrated that we cannot trust the US, we are beyond saving ourselves.