Politically correct Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has some serious trash to deal with, literally.
According to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Canada shipped TONS of garbage to Manila in 2013 and 2014. More than 100 of the containers full of trash sent over were labeled as ‘plastics for recycling,’ but were actually filled with toxic waste. He said that unless they take their trash back, the Philippines will ‘declare war.’
On top of threatening to ‘fight Canada,’ Duterte has also threatened to ship all the mounds of toxic waste back to the North American country.
While speaking to officials on Monday, Duterte stated that even if the dispute turned the countries into enemies, he will still demand that they take their waste back.
“I want a boat prepared. I’ll give a warning to Canada maybe next week that they better pull that thing out, or I will set sail for Canada and dump their garbage back there.” He continued, “Let’s fight Canada. I will declare war against them. I will advise Canada that your garbage is on the way. Prepare a grand reception. Eat it if you want to.’
The president boldly added, “Your garbage is coming home.”
Customs inspectors discovered the shipments actually contained garbage, including soiled adult diapers and kitchen trash, according to Philippines news website Rappler.
The piles of recycling is among several festering issues that have soured ties between the two governments.
In 2016, a court in the Philippines ordered the waste to be shipped back to Canada at the expense of the importer.
In a statement today, Canada’s embassy in Manila said officials from both countries were working on issues related to removing the waste ‘with a view to a timely resolution’ and ‘to ensure the material is processed in an environmentally responsible way’.
Will our northern neighbor take their rubbish back, or will we watch as the country filled with drag queens and SJWs goes to war?