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Based on Human Rights Concerns, Canadian Parliament Committee Recommends Limits on Investment Funds' Exposure to China
The Special Committee on the Canada-People's Republic of China Relationship, established by the Canadian House of Commons, has issued a report on "The Exposure of Canadian Investment Funds to Human Rights Violations in the People's Republic of China."
As the Canadian Parliament debates an amended version of its investment screening legislation, concerns about Chinese investment have been prominent, especially from the Conservative opposition.
Earlier this month, the Canadian Parliament's Special Committee on the Canada–People’s Republic of China Relationship held a meeting that focused on Canadian investment funds and their investments in China.
The Canadian Parliament has been debating legislation proposed by the Liberal Trudeau government that would amend Canada's investment screening procedures. During the debate, concerns about China have been raised a number of times by the Conservative opposition party, who are pushing to strengthen the bill in several ways.
As we reported last November, Canadian Senator Leo Housakos of the opposition Conservative party introduced a bill to amend the Customs Tariff so as to prohibit the importation of goods manufactured in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. Last week, the Canadian Senate debated the bill as part of
The U.S. and Canadian governments have both held hearings and discussions, as well as taking specific actions, in recent weeks in response to China's dominance of the critical minerals market and with the objective of pushing forward with plans to develop their own supply chains in this
In a February 1 discussion in the Canadian House of Commons, conservative MP Ed Fast, a former Minister of International Trade, pressed François-Philippe Champagne, the Trudeau government's Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, on issues related to allowing Huawei to participate in Canada's 5G network and