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Canadian NATO soldiers in Latvia targeted by disinformation campaign

The NATO battle group in Latvia currently led by Canadians, has apparently been the victim of a disinformation campaign over COVID-19. Last month some media outlets in the Baltic and Eastern Europe suggested that the military encampment located outside Riga »

International, Politics

Ruling on Huawei executive extradition expected next week

Amid all the concern over the COVID-19 crisis, one of the world’s major international diplomatic disputes involving Canada, the U.S. and China, has been pushed to the back pages so-to-speak. Huawei executive Meng Wanzou was detained on December 1, 2018 »

International, Politics

China ‘doesn’t seem to understand’ Canada’s independent judiciary, says Trudeau

Chinese authorities “don’t seem to understand” that Canada has an independent judiciary free from political interference, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday as he called on Beijing to release two Canadians who have been detained since December of 2018. Former »

Health, International

COVID-19: Influx of counterfeit Chinese face masks, other protective gear

In the global rush to procure high quality medical-grade face masks, literally millions have been found to be substandard and had to be rejected. Now comes word of even more concerns as counterfeiters from China have become involved. the KN-95 »

International, Politics

China will have to answer questions about COVID-19, says Trudeau

Countries around the world, including Canada, have questions about the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic and about China’s behaviour during the early days of the outbreak that need to be asked “in the coming months,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said »

Economy, International, Politics

Canadians view of China continues to decline, but also that of the U.S,

The latest national poll conducted by the non-profit Angus Reid Institute shows a new low in Canadians opinion of China. That said, Canadians opinion of the U.S is also down to a 40 year low The poll shows only 14 »

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Chinese nurses celebrate the International Nurses Day in Wuhan

Nurses wearing face masks take part in an event held to mark the International Nurses Day, at Wuhan Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, the Chinese city hit hardest by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Hubei province, China May 12, 2020. China Daily via REUTERS »

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A visitor dressed as a Disney character takes a selfie in Shanghai

A visitor dressed as a Disney character takes a selfie while wearing a protective face mask at Shanghai Disney Resort as the Shanghai Disneyland theme park reopens following a shutdown due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

COVID-19: Promotion of conspiracy theory angers many Canadians

While the origins of the deadly SARS-CoV-2 virus haven’t been absolutely determined, it is widely believed in scientific circles that it originated in Asian bats. Jason Kindrachuk,is a Canada research chair in emerging viruses at the University of Manitoba, Quoted »

Politics

Canada calls for virtual consular access to detained Canadians amid COVID-19

Foreign Affairs Minister Fracois-Philippe Champagne is calling on Chinese authorities to allow virtual consular access to Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor who marked 500 days in Chinese detention on Thursday. Kovrig, who took a leave of absence from Global »