Canada's decision to pursue a foreign investment protection agreement with Taiwan, amid its ongoing tension with mainland China, was greeted on Monday, January 10, 2022, with widespread approval in trade and diplomatic circles.
Canada owes no debts to its allies, including the United States, for their help in standing up to China and bringing the Meng Wanzhou-two Michaels affair to a close, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The B.C. Supreme Court judge presiding over the high-profile extradition hearing for the chief financial officer of the Chinese telecom giant Huawei challenged a government lawyer who claimed on Thursday, August 12, 2021, that Meng Wanzhou's case is not unique.
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.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined the chorus of official silence Friday surrounding reports that the United States is seeking to negotiate a plea deal of sorts with detained Huawei scion Meng Wanzhou.