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Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Huawei executive back in Canadian court today

It’s a case which has put Canada in the middle between the world’s superpowers, and two of biggest trading partners. The case goes back into court in Vancouver Canada, today. A dispute between the U.S, and China’s tech giant Huawei» 

International, Politics

Canada requests WTO consultations with China over canola ban

Canada has requested formal consultations with China before the World Trade Organization to resolve a Chinese ban on Canadian canola shipments, International Trade Minister Jim Carr announced Friday. The move comes as Ottawa and Beijing find themselves locked in a» 

International, Politics

China urges release of Huawei exec with new Canadian envoy

Chinese officials welcomed Thursday the appointment of a new Canadian envoy to Beijing saying it would “help bring China-Canada relations onto the right track” but also urged Ottawa to “to reflect upon its wrongdoing” and immediately release a top Huawei» 

International

U.S. is working ‘diligently’ to secure release of detained Canadians: Pompeo

There is no equivalence between the U.S. extradition request for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and China’s unlawful detention of two Canadians, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, rejecting suggestions that the top Chinese executive is a bargaining chip» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Consular officials make another visit to Canadian jailed in China

Consular officials in China have met for the 10th time with former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig who appears to remain a pawn in a high-stakes diplomatic dispute between Beijing and Ottawa. Kovrig, who had been working as a China analyst» 

Economy, International, Politics

China suspends all meat imports from Canada

China has asked Canada to suspend all pork and beef exports due to a falsified export certificate, the association representing Canadian meat producers confirmed Tuesday. The Canadian Meat Council said the ban, which came into effect Tuesday evening, was prompted» 

International, Politics

Trump vows to do ‘anything’ to help Canada in row with China

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to champion Canada’s cause during his upcoming meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 leaders’ summit in Japan next week. Speaking to reporters during a meet-and-greet with Prime Minister Justin» 

International, Politics

China suspends imports from another Canadian pork company

China will halt imports from a Quebec-based company after customs officials testing a batch of Canadian pork detected traces of a feed additive that is banned in China but is legal in Canada, the Xinhua state news agency reported Tuesday.» 

International, Politics

Canadian officials met with detained Canadian in China

Canadian consular officials in China visited with Michael Spavor, a China-based Canadian entrepreneur who’s been detained for 186 days on suspicion of “endangering national security,” Global Affairs Canada said Thursday. “Canadian consular officials continue to provide consular services to him» 

International

Canada in ‘difficult situation’ with China, says Trudeau

Canada is in a “difficult situation with China” but diplomatic efforts to resolve differences and secure the release of two Canadians detained by China on spying allegations continue, said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday. Speaking with reporters after touring an»