Category Archives: China

Canada Pension Plan invests in China’s tech giant accused of censorship, surveillance and facilitating Beijing’s human rights violations

Canada’s Pension Plan has become a major shareholder of Tencent Holdings Ltd, the Chinese tech giant who’s being accused of carrying out censorship and surveillance at Chinese Communist Party’s behest and aiding Beijing’s gross human rights violations. CPP now owns

Petition calling for Derek Sloan to resign gathers momentum

An online petition calling for the resignation of the embattled federal Tory MP Derek Sloan has collected nearly 14,000 signatures as of Monday. The petition accuses the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hastings—Lennox and Addington of “dangerous dog-whistling” fanning the

Complaint to CBC: Painting critics of China’s Communist Party as “racist” hurts real victims of racism

Dear CBC Ombudsman, I’m writing to you as a CBC Radio listener who wakes up every morning to The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn. I have appeared numerous times on your news programs on radio and television. I’m a Canadian

Canada liable to compensate Chinese companies for COVID-19 losses under Harper govt trade agreement

Canada is liable to compensate Chinese companies for losses incurred due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, under the terms of a trade agreement the Harper government signed with China. Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government signed the Agreement

Beijing demands Twitter – banned in China – uphold “freedom of speech” after platform bans Chinese embassy official account

Beijing is demanding that Twitter uphold “freedom of speech” after the platform, which is banned by censors in China, temporarily banned a Chinese embassy official account. Twitter yanked @ChinaEmbSL account belonging to the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka on April

Morneau attended event in China sponsored by “Liberal bagman” seeking billions in tax dollars for affordable housing

By Lisa Tanh Finance Minister Bill Morneau attended an event in China sponsored by a Vancouver real estate developer that is asking the federal government for billions in tax dollars to build affordable housing. Recently, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce