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Global Affairs says ambassador visited Kovig and Spavor in Chinese detention

Canada’s ambassador to China has visited two Canadians detained in China for nearly two years, according to a news release from Global Affairs Canada. The release says Ambassador Dominic Barton was granted on-site virtual access to former diplomat Michael Kovig »

Politics, Society

Ontario shelves plan to fly Chinese flag at legislature ceremony

Bowing to pressure, skepticism and criticism, the Ontario government has backed off on a controversial flag-raising ceremony honouring China at the province’s legislature that was to take place shortly after noon today. The legislature was set to commemorate China’s National »