Liberal Cabinet Will Abstain From Vote On China Motion As Some Liberal MPs Indicate They’ll Support It

With the Conservatives, NDP, Bloc, and Greens indicating support for motion declaring China’s actions against the Uyghurs as a genocide, it seems the motion will pass.

If there were backroom efforts from the Trudeau government to try and derail the motion declaring China’s actions a genocide from passing, those efforts appear to have failed.

With MPs from all parties, including Liberal backbenchers, indicating support, the Liberal cabinet has indicated they will abstain from the vote.

The move indicates that Trudeau doesn’t want the motion to pass, but knows he that opposing it directly would look terrible, while also wanting to leave room to claim to China that ‘the government’ doesn’t support it.

At this point, we really wouldn’t expect anything more from Trudeau when it comes to China.

That said, it is a positive sign that some Liberal MPs will be voting for the motion:

“Today I will vote in support of the House of Commons motion to recognize the #UyghurGenocide. I will also support the Bloc amendment to call upon the IOC to move the Olympics from China. However, that vote does not signify support for a boycott if the Games are not moved.”

With some Liberal MPs now indicating their support, and with all the Opposition parties planning to vote for the motion, it seems certain that the motion will pass and Canada’s House of Commons will take a principled and courageous stand for what is right, despite the Liberal cabinet abstaining.

Spencer Fernando

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Jan Rogers

Is it any wonder Trudeau is silent ,? Biden calls it a “cultural Norm ” and will not condemn the Genocide. Trudeau is working in concern with the Biden admin , This why he cannot get a majority next election , We cannot let Trudeau have a majority Voting him out would be the best option Just look at what is happening in the US. now the Communists have full power. I say Communism because that is what is happening ,They are trying shut down any criticism of the Biden government , They want to control the narrative .There is… Read more »

Del

We need CSIS to investigate the entire Liberal Cabinet. Every phone call, every letter, every text, including their staff.

Garlet Farlett

And yet, with all this and his complete failure on the covid front as well as scandal after scandal and ethics violations, they are UP in the polls once again. I’m beginning to think Canadian’s are a very stupid bunch of people.

Thomas Tass

The smell of the rot within the Liberal party is beginning to fill the nostrils of some honest Liberal MP’s.

Brian Dougan

Apart from a rare display of cross-party unity; this vote will accomplish…nothing. Trudeau remains in power, and the two Michaels remain imprisoned in a Chinese dungeon.

NORBERT KAUSEN C.D.

Those cowards should be forced to resign! They are NOT government… they are a DISGRACE and they have proven THAT time and time again!

Lsd

A courageous Liberal whistle blower is now urgently needed to spill the beans on this sinister move by the untrustworthy Trudeau clique.

Heather Featherstone

It is common knowledge the atrocities that take place in China. Liberals are simply cowering from CCP in abstaining from voting to recognize the Uyghur Genocide.