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International, Politics

China-Canada: Two Michaels, two years in prison, trial?

UPDATE- Global Affairs Canada released a statement after this story was filed saying there has been no change in case of the two Michaels and they had not been sent to trial as the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson »

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 »

Economy, International, Politics

China’s angry reaction to court decision on Huawei executive’s extradition case

On Wednesday, the British Columbia Supreme Court ruled in the long-standing court case involving Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. Detained, but free on bail with conditions, she had been fighting an extradition request from the U.S on charges of »

International, Politics

Canada China relations in balance over Meng Wanzhou decision today

Hours from now, a British Columbia court will decide whether Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou will be free or face further legal hurdles. The Chinese executive was detained on December 1, 2018, in Canada during a flight stopover in Vancouver following »

Highlights, International, Politics

China withholding contact with imprisoned Canadians

Within days of the Canadian detention of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on a U.S extradition request on December 1, 2018,  China arrested two Canadians. Former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig who was working with the International Crisis Group, and businessman Michael »

International, Politics

Controversial hearing for Huawei exec begins today

A year after she was detained in Vancouver on a U.S extradition request, Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is in a British Columbia court today. The U.S Justice Department alleges that she fraudulently misled banks into processing financial transactions with Iran »

International, Politics

Canadian public opinion turning against China

With the announcement that China will proceed with prosecution of two Canadians, a new national  poll by the Angus Ried Institute finds Canadians have an increasingly negative view towards China. The two Canadians Michael Spavor, and Michael Kovrig, are being »


China issues new threat to Canada

China issued a sharp warning to Canada about the consequences of helping the United States in the case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. Canada arrested Meng in December 2018 at the request of the U.S. where she is wanted on »


U.S. experts call on China to release Canadian

Fifteen leading foreign policy experts are calling for the immediate release of Canadian Michael Kovrig who has been detained in China since December 10, 2018. He and another Canadian, Michael Spavor, were arrested in apparent retaliation for the Canada’s arrest »


China ratchets up accusations against Canadians

China has made new allegations against two Canadians it has detained in apparent retaliation for Canada’s arrest of Huawei top executive Meng Wanzhou, according to China’s state-controlled news agency. Xinhua News Agency quotes unnamed Chinese authorities as saying former diplomat »