A good way to separate trustworthy journalism from less-reliable reporting is by assessing whether you are being shown something or told something. It works for politics, too.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau often tells us that he is really keen on doing more business with China. Then he shows us what he really thinks by blocking state-owned China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. from purchasing Toronto-based Aecon Group Inc.
Keep that in mind the next time a federal official tells you about all the great things they want to with China. If Trudeau doesn’t trust Beijing enough to pour concrete, how is he ever going to negotiate a free-trade agreement with President Xi Jinping? Answer: He’s not.
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