Jason Kenney appeared on the Danielle Smith show this week and tore into Trudeau for his comments at the G20 that attacked male construction workers.
Smith asked the United Conservative Party leader if he could make sense of Trudeau’s bizarre comments. “This guy was my critic in opposition for two and a half years. I worked very closely with him and… I can’t understand… I don’t think he understands what he says. What I learned working closely with Mr Trudeau is that he kind of memorizes various lines and cliches and he just sort of strings them together incoherently.”
“It’s like the Emperor’s clothes, everybody around him nods and they pretend they know what he’s saying. It’s embarrassing. It’s utterly embarrassing,” Kenney said.
Kenney got more into what Trudeau may have meant by referencing what Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has said in the past.
“McKenna put the same argument much more coherently… a few months ago when she argued in favour of ‘gender based analysis’ in Bill C-69 for proposed pipelines where she said that, and I’m paraphrasing, when these construction workers ‘invade rural areas’… she’s implying the crime rate goes up, that there’s sexual assaults, and exploitation and so on. And that’s why there needs to be a ‘gender based analysis’ on pipelines.”
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“You know, if that’s true, when are they going to have a gender based analysis on Hollywood films?” he added before launching into a tirade into the entertainment industry and its controversy.
Kenney then went on a rant defending construction workers from the unfair attacks. “And what I find so offensive is here you have hard-working people. The vast, vast majority of whom are positive, contributing, law-abiding family people making enormous sacrifices for their families. Who keep rural economies vibrant as they go around building these major projects, contributing to the national wealth and here they are being defamed – implicitly defamed – by our national leader. This is outrageous.”
Smith asked Kenny if there were any consequences for Trudeau’s way of thinking to which he responded by saying, “What’s the upshot of the ‘gender-based analysis’? So, lets cut to the chase here. Pipeline company applies for approval, say to build a new version of Energy East. And they have to, among other things, go through a ‘gender based plus analysis’ – I don’t know what that means. And then you get environmental groups bringing up feminist academics who say that this may result in negative gender effects in local communities. How does the pipeline company even respond to that? What do they say?”
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The United Conservative Party leader also questioned where this data for the analysis came from. “Where’s the data by the way? Fort McMurray, the crime rate is lower than the national crime rate. The crime rate in Toronto is higher than it is in Fort McMurray. Which is a resource town. So does that mean we should put a gender-based analysis on new construction in Toronto? This makes no sense at all. It’s insulting and it’s once again targeting this core industry that has created so much wealth for Canadians.”
Many individuals have taken issue with Trudeau’s comments on construction workers. An Alberta waitress became a viral sensation for her Facebook post on the issue. Conservative leader Andrew Scheer also called out the Prime Minister and Facebook page Alberta Proud posted several memes including a video.
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