Canada Must Become More Self-Reliant & Build Up Our Internal Strength

More trade between the provinces, more pipelines, more refineries, lower business taxes, scrapping the carbon tax, building up our military, and honouring our history would all go a long way towards making Canada a more self-reliant nation.

In the wake of Canada’s fight with Saudi Arabia, many people are waking up to how needlessly dependent on foreign countries we are.

Everything said by the elites in the wake of the crisis was externally focused, whether it was fears about Saudi Arabia’s retaliation, or demanding that our allies agree with with us.

However, an external focus is the real problem here, and it’s why our nation is in such a vulnerable position in the first place.

If we had real national leadership, we wouldn’t need to be concerned about Saudi Arabia at all, and we wouldn’t need to beg our allies to come to our rescue when we get in trouble.

The truth is that Canada has everything we need here at home to become a much more powerful and self-reliant nation. But to make use of our full potential, we must shift our focus inward.

Here are some very simple things we can do to build up our internal strength:

Get rid of inter-provincial trade barriers. Why should we focus on ‘free trade’ with other countries when we don’t even have free trade within Canada?

Build more pipelines. It’s a sad and pathetic joke that we use Saudi oil, or oil from any other country. We need to build more pipelines to get our oil from the West and into the East, so we become fully energy independent.

We also need more refineries. As more pipelines are built, more refineries should be constructed as well.

Of course, under the current business environment created by the Trudeau Liberals, investment is fleeing the country. So, to encourage the investment that makes more pipelines and refineries possible, we must lower our business taxes, scrap the destructive carbon tax, and bring in big-time de-regulation.

We must end our sad dependence on the US for our national defence. While the US remains our close ally, it is unfair both to them, and to our own nation to put the burden for our defence on them. Canada is a rich, and technologically advanced nation, and there’s zero reason why we can’t have a strong military force that is up to the task of defending Canada. While it would cost many billions of dollars, that money could be easily found with a few years of spending restraint in federal government hiring. A truly independent nation must be able to defend itself.

It is also essential that we honour our history. We must oppose those who want to wipe out our historical past (like those who shamefully removed the John A. Macdonald statue in Victoria). We should never apologize for having pride in our country.

These changes are all within our power to implement in Canada. All that is required is a shift in mindset. For too long our ‘leaders’ have looked outside our own nation for answers, following others and making us dependent on foreign countries. It’s time to put that mindset to rest, and start focusing on our own country and building up our own internal strength. That’s how our true potential will be fulfilled.

Spencer Fernando

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Eleanor Merkus
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Eleanor Merkus

Easily obtained if Trudeau would not have given 10 billion to Islamic countries, trying to be their friend. Absolutely shameful!

Del
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Del

So far during the Trudeau dictatorship, he has gifted almost $100 million to Hamas. They do more with Canadian dollars than just build kites to set fires.

Our veterans could really benefit from $100 million but of course it is too much to give. Other arrogant politicians waste money tearing down history to make themselves feel good.

Why do leftists and Liberals have such a hatred for Canada?

shawn harris
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Canada must become truly strong, independent and free: from the thinking and believing that we can’t achieve anything unless we copy some other nation’s ideas,methods or laws, or by whatever elite socialists say. For this freedom to take root, the provinces and the federal government must all stop seeing themselves as 13 seperate powers with no accountability to each other or to Canada, for their decisions and actions. Because that is exactly how Canada got into this disastrous situation in the first place. For any nation that lacks a vision for it’s citizens are doomed to failure. Right now under… Read more »

Norbert Kausen
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Norbert Kausen

Canada has been systematically destroying our very food supply, for technologies and profits and now for overinflated real estate! We cannot eat our technologies, we cannot eat profits and we csnnot eat our over-inflated real estate! We are now dependent on our food-stuufs comng from other countries and they hold a proverbial gun to our collective heads!

NancyW
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NancyW

Ah Spencer, that is a dream, it could be wonderful here, it used to be a great country to live in, when it was Canada and we lived in communities and knew our all neighbors and looked after each other, the men had jobs but we all worked, had a great education system, kids were allowed to play outside when not helping out, and grow strong, develop great imaginations ,learn to do things independently and were proud in a quiet way, trust, respect, your word meant something, so we were careful, we treated each other with dignity there were still… Read more »

Pg
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Pg

“More trade between the provinces more pipelines, more refineries lower business taxes, scrapping the carbon tax building up our military and honouring our history would all go a long way towards making Canada a more self-reliant nation.” We’ve all been starving for these words to play out in real-time for much too long, so it inspired me right away – you know, that feeling that we’re finally going to succeed, drop the stress, move forward and take care of our own first and foremost. A true national leader would be speaking and doing the same but doesn’t, because the minions… Read more »

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grandpaspeaks

As long as we have a debt based fractional reserve monetary system things will never truly change for the better. We can try rearranging the deck chairs but the banking elite have us pointed squarely at the iceberg on purpose. We are witnessing their end game. This one is for all the marbles and we are late in awakening. Strategic thinkers like Spencer are too few and far between. We want to be led. We need to be led. But until we realize that it is the people that have to change their ways of thinking the fundamentals will never… Read more »

Ron Werner
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Ron Werner

Seems everyone knows this but politicians. We ship all our resources offshore raw then buy back the finished products at a loss. Lumber, oil, are 2 big ones we need to be refining these here and selling around the world as well as buying our own.

Duke Magoo
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Duke Magoo

Every country has an army, theirs or someone else’s.