Canadian Parliament

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Canadian Senate Debates Bill that Would Ban Goods from Xinjiang

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

U.S., Canada Explore Critical Minerals Strategies, Emphasizing Competition with China

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 area.

Canadian MP Discusses Huawei 5G and Lithium Company Sale with Government Minister

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 the approval of the

Canadian MP Calls for Huawei 5G Ban

During a December 2 session of the Canadian House of Commons, Conservative MP Ed Fast pressed [https://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/44-1/house/sitting-9/hansard#Int-11438928] François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of of Innovation, Science and Industry in the Trudeau government, on whether a ban on Huawei in Canadian 5G networks

Canadian Senator Introduces Bill To Ban Goods from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region; Senate Discusses Enforcement of Existing Laws

There were two developments last week in the Canadian Senate related to imports of goods made with forced labor, with China specifically mentioned in both instances: (1) Amending existing law and (2) changing how the current law is implemented. First, Canadian Senator Leo Housakos of the opposition Conservative party introduced

Canadian Parliament Passes Resolution Calling for Moving the Beijing Olympics

On February 18, as part of the consideration in the Canadian House of Commons of a “non-binding resolution” on whether the treatment of the Uighurs constitutes genocide, a provision was added [https://www.ourcommons.ca/Content/House/432/Debates/061/HAN061-E.PDF#page=17] that calls upon the International Olympic

February 5th Canadian Parliament Discussion of Huawei and 5G Networks

At the Canadian Parliament’s House of Commons debate on February 5, 2021 [https://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/43-2/house/sitting-58/hansard#Int-11121889] , MP James Cummings of the Conservative party pressed William Amos, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, on a ban on Huawei
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