Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is accusing Chinese telecom company Huawei of stealing defunct Canadian firm Nortel’s technology. O’Toole made the allegation of industrial espionage as he announced his party is pushing the Liberals to make a decision within 30 days on which companies can provide Canada’s next-generation 5G wireless internet technology. The Tories are tabling a motion in the House of Commons demanding the government decide whether Huawei ought to be banned. O’Toole wants the matter debated in the Commons and is pushing for a new strategy to deal with China, saying the Liberals have not done enough stand up to its intimidation.
It is time we stand as one. It is time we stand for Canada.
Conservatives are calling on the Liberal government to finally grow a spine and ban Huawei from Canada’s 5G network.
Questioning Justin Trudeau NOW: https://t.co/Fmhe6TtkaY
— Erin O'Toole (@erinotoole) November 17, 2020
The Canadian Press
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