China-Canada Relations

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Chinese Telecom Company Challenges Order to Divest Its Canadian Investment

The telecom company China Mobile International (CMI) has filed a legal challenge to a Canadian government order, issued on the basis of national security concerns, that it sell off or wind down its Canadian investments. Government reviews based on security concerns tend to be highly confidential, with little information available

Canada Moves Forward with WTO Dispute Against Chinese Restrictions on Canola Seeds

In September of 2019, Canada requested WTO consultations with China in relation to Chinese measures restricting imports of canola seeds from Canada. Consultations were held in October of that year but failed to resolve the dispute. In June of 2021, Canada revived the dispute by requesting a panel. China blocked

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 that calls upon the International Olympic Committee “to move the 2022 Olympic Games if the Chinese

Canadian Spy Agency Director Calls China "A Direct Threat" to National Security

Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) Director David Vigneault, during a  public speech on February 9, identified the Government of China as “a direct threat to our national security and sovereignty.” During a speech to the Centre for International Governance Innovation, Vigneault said that “the greatest strategic threat

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

At the Canadian Parliament’s House of Commons debate on February 5, 2021, 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 5G products. Amos refused to make comments on specific companies, but
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