Category Archives: China

“Kicking against pricks”: China rebukes Canada for suspending extradition treaty with Hong Kong

China described Ottawa’s decision to suspend the extradition treaty with Hong Kong as “kicking against pricks” and threatened to take more action against Canada for interfering in “China’s internal affairs”. “Hong Kong is China’s special administrative region. Hong Kong affairs

Don’t give in to China’s hostage diplomacy, Trudeau urged

More than 20 prominent Canadian thought leaders have penned an open letter to the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warning that ending Meng’s extradition process would set a dangerous precedent.  The letter comes in response to the call by several high-profile

Group looking to sue Canadian media insists federal minister shares their concerns

A campaign raising money to sue a Canadian media promoted on a federal minister’s social media account is insisting that the minister shares their concerns. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced tough questions last week about why Digital Government Minister Joyce

3 in 4 Canadians reject Huawei in Canada’s 5G network

Three in four Canadians want to keep China’s Huawei out of Canada’s 5G network, according to the latest results of a Research Co. tracking poll, which mark a new high water level in Canadians’ rejection of the telecom giant from

Senate bill targeting organ harvesters could bar Chinese officials from Canada

A bill making its way through Canada’s Senate to bar anyone involved with organ harvesting from entering the country could make China’s Communist Party officials inadmissible to Canada. Bill S-204 makes it a criminal offence to do “anything in connection

Canada, UK and Australia ‘concerned’ about China’s plan to end democracy in Hong Kong

Canada joined the UK and Australia to express concern about China’s plan to ram through draconian security laws in Hong Kong effectively ending democracy in the special administrative region. “We are deeply concerned at proposals for introducing legislation related to

7 in 10 Canadians blame China for COVID-19 pandemic but reject the term “Chinese virus” – poll

More than seven-in-ten Canadians blame China for the COVID-19 outbreak, but a similar number oppose referring to the novel coronavirus as the “Chinese virus”, a new Research Co. survey has found. The tracking poll found that 72% think the Government

Frontline doctor calls Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine deal with China “dangerous”

By Lisa Tanh A frontline physician based in the Greater Toronto Area is warning the public that Canada’s new deal with China to develop a COVID-19 vaccine is “counterproductive” and “dangerous” because of the Chinese government’s longstanding history of secrecy.

China threatening, harassing, intimidating human rights advocates in Canada – Amnesty International

The Chinese government is threatening, harassing and intimidating human rights advocates across Canada for sounding the alarm on serious human rights concerns in China, according to a new report by Amnesty International. Amnesty International Canada and Canadian Coalition on Human

4 in 5 Canadians dislike and distrust China, poll finds

Four in five people in Canada view China unfavourably, while even more agree that the Chinese government has not been transparent or honest about the COVID-19 situation in that country, the latest study from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds.