Bill Blair is blaming Canadian Security Intelligence Service director David Vigneault for the fact that he didn't receive a memo warning about the alleged targeting of Conservative MP Michael Chong and his family by a Chinese diplomat.
New Democrat MP Jenny Kwan said on Monday, May 29, 2023, that Canada's spy agency has confirmed her long-held belief she is being targeted by the Chinese government, as the prime minister granted the NDP's wish to allow more party members to review top-secret intelligence.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says everyone in China should be allowed to express themselves amid Beijing's crackdown on COVID-19. He also says an Ottawa university should not have barred reporters from filming China's ambassador this week.
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly urged countries to uphold women’s rights and abortion access on Monday, September 26, 2022, while Canada announced looming sanctions on Iranian officials over the death of a young woman who was detained by the country's morality police.
Members of Parliament unanimously voted on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, to clamp down on modern slavery by backing a bill requiring Canadian companies to ensure they are not using forced labour or exploiting child workers overseas.