Highlights / Huawei

International, Politics

China slams Canada over Trudeau’s ‘coercive diplomacy’ remarks

Chinese officials said on Wednesday they have lodged “stern representations” with Canada following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s comments criticizing China over its arbitrary detention of two Canadians and Beijing’s policies in Hong Kong and Xinjiang. During a news conference on »

Internet, Science & Technology

Huawei 5G ban could mean huge compensation demand from Canadian telcos

Canada is under pressure from its allies and 5 Eyes partners to ban China’s Huawei telecommunications firm from providing equipment for the coming 5G communications systems. It’s over alleged concerns about the security of the equipment and the company’s close »

International, Politics

A setback for Huawei executive’s case against extradition to U.S.

Lawyers for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou have lost their case to have secret government documents released to them. The Chinese executive was detained December 1, 2018,  by authorities in Vancouver. She was on a stopover flight following an extradition request »

Politics, Society

Meng Wanzhou’s defence team calls for release of confidential documents

Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou and her defence team are attending hearings in a Canadian courtroom via telephone for the second day today, hoping to convince a judge to release documents they believe could prove she was a »

International, Politics

Canadian detainees mark 603 days in Chinese custody

The release of Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor arbitrarily detained by China on trumped up charges for more than 600 days remains “a top priority” for the federal government, says a spokesperson for Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne. “Canada »

International, Politics, Society

Meng Wanzhou asks Canadian court to stay ‘poisoned’ extradition case

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou are asking a Canadian court to stay extradition proceedings against the top Huawei executive, claiming U.S. President Donald Trump has “poisoned” the judicial process and undermined its integrity and fairness. In court documents filed in the »

International, Politics, Society

Majority of Canadians support Trudeau’s refusal to swap Meng for Two Michaels

The majority of Canadians support Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s refusal to consider exchanging a top Huawei executive held in Canada under house arrest for two Canadians jailed in China in apparent retaliation for her arrest, according to a new poll. »

International, Politics

Do not appease China with ‘prisoner exchange,’ experts warn Trudeau

A group of Canadian security experts is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to resist growing pressure for a Cold War-style swap of a top Huawei executive held under house arrest in Canada in exchange for two Canadians jailed in China »

International, Politics

Trudeau stands firm on refusing to trade Huawei exec for jailed Canadians

Trading the two Canadians jailed in China for the top Huawei executive held under house arrest in Canada on a U.S. extradition request would put millions of Canadians at risk, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday. Speaking at his daily »

International, Politics

Trudeau rejects idea of exchanging jailed Canadians for Huawei exec

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday unequivocally rejected the idea of a Cold War-style prisoner exchange between Canada and China to secure the release of two Canadians charged with espionage by Beijing in an apparent retaliation for the arrest by »