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After months of deliberation and high-level pressure from the US, Britain has finally reached a decision on whether or not to allow Chinese technology supplier Huawei to participate in the rollout of 5G networks in the UK. In an announcement made on January 28, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Huawei would be allowed limited […]

Given the ongoing difficult situation that Canada finds itself in our relations with China as a result of the arrest in Vancouver last December of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, and China’s subsequent retaliation by detaining two Canadians, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, and blocking or impeding the entry into China of several key Canadian exports, […]

Canada’s arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on a provisional US Department of Justice warrant on December 1, and the subsequent retaliatory detention in China of two Canadians, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor (and now reports of a third Canadian detainee), raise the obvious question as to what damage has been done to Canada-China relations […]