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China Releases Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig
Canadians are breathing a sigh of relief after two Canadian nationals, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor — who have spent close to 3-years in the Chinese prison system — touched down on Canadian soil after...
Ahead of Federal Election, Canada’s Leaders Have Vastly Different Approaches to Beijing
Canadians are heading to the polls on Sept. 20 after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called an early election in what is widely believed to be an attempt to secure a majority government. Had Trudeau not...
Canadian Extradition Hearing for Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou Enters Second Day
After over two-and-a-half years following the arrest of Meng Wanzhou at a Canadian airport in the province of British Columbia for alleged violations of U.S. sanctions on Iran, lawyers for the Government of Canada have...
Canadian Michael Spavor Sentenced to 11 Years in China for Espionage
Canadian citizen, Michael Spavor, after years of detention in one of China’s many “residential surveillance at a designated location” (RSDL) prisons was been sentenced on Wednesday, Aug. 11, by a court in Dandong city to 11...