The United States has denounced a death sentence imposed on a British Columbia man in China as "politically motivated," adding heft to Ottawa's effort to intensify international pressure on Beijing to spare his life and to release two other detained Canadians.
The federal government's big-ticket efforts to support high-growth tech firms are offering little for emerging companies that have already outgrown the fledgling start-up phase, according to a new survey of CEOs in Canada's sector.
Chinese authorities have detained a third Canadian but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there's no reason yet to believe the case is linked to the recent arrests of two other Canadians in the country.
Canada's cumbersome extradition system means Chinese business executive Meng Wanzhou could wait years before her case is resolved even if she will inevitably be committed to stand trial in the United States, legal experts say.
A second Canadian is missing in China after alerting Global Affairs Canada that he was being questioned by Chinese authorities, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday, December 12, 21018.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government has contacted Chinese authorities about the detention of a sometime Canadian diplomat in China at a time of intensifying tensions between the two countries.
Quebec's finance minister brushed off complaints from Alberta on Monday, December 10, 2018, about his province's share of the federal equalization-funding pie, calling them pre-election posturing in the Prairie province.
Provincial and federal leaders alike conceded the futility on Monday, November 26, 2018, of trying to persuade General Motors to keep its Oshawa, Ont., automotive plant running beyond 2019, and instead focused on ways to ease the pain of more than 2,500 workers who stand to lose their jobs.