A second Canadian went on trial in Beijing on Monday after being detained for more than two years in apparent retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a top executive with Chinese telecom giant Huawei.
Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, the two Canadians detained by China in 2018 as part of a high-stakes trilateral stalemate with the United States, are facing separate court hearings in the next week.
Public comments by former U.S. president Donald Trump will take centre stage at the British Columbia Supreme Court today, March 3, 2021, in the case of a Huawei executive facing extradition to the United States.
Joe Biden granted Justin Trudeau at least one of the items atop his wish list on Tuesday, as they met for the first time as president and prime minister: a pledge to help get two Canadians out of a Chinese prison.
Canada's attorney general says the failure of former U.S. president Donald Trump to win re-election nullifies an argument to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on the basis he was using her to get a better trade deal with China.
More than a dozen federal lawmakers from all parties are calling for the 2022 Winter Olympics to be moved outside China, citing a "genocidal campaign" by the state against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities.