China Brief | Special Edition: An on-the-ground look at the Canada-China dispute

Recently, the China Brief took life at our most recent Pop-up Policy event. The Canada West Foundation, along with the Canadian International Council (Calgary branch) hosted China trade expert Brett Stephenson for an “on-the-ground” Asian perspective and insights into the current Canada-China trade and political conflicts. Brett, a native Calgarian, is the Greater China Director

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China Brief | Edition 023

In this edition: China’s ambassador to Canada says adios; Huawei CFO Meng’s trial is postponed until 2020; and Canada Goose thrives in Beijing. “The Canada-China relationship is now a smoking rubble.”– Paul Wells, Maclean’s One Big Story: The China-Canada relationship shows no sign of improvement Since the arrest of Meng Wanzhou at the beginning of

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VIDEO|The Brief: Canola Farmers Caught in the Crossfire from China

Recent economic retaliations against Canada from China – on canola, soybeans, peas and pork – have soured the two countries’ relationship. Here’s a quick recap of what has happened so far, where the two countries sit now and what, if anything, Canada can do next. For more in-depth, up-to-date information on Canada/China economic relations and

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China Brief | Edition 022

In this edition: China’s block of Canadian agricultural exports drags on; the U.S.-China trade war shows no signs of resolving; and Huawei launches a full-court public relations campaign in Canada. There is no shutting the door to China… But we will have to be much more thoughtful about how we do this, moving from comprehensive

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China Brief | Edition 021

China’s ban of Canadian canola drags on, and more crops fall on the chopping block; China’s investment in Canada decreases by nearly half; and Canadian universities debate their relationship with China.

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China Brief | Edition 020

In this edition – Canada responds as China’s blockade of Canadian canola continues. Instead of a quote this time, a cartoon from the Western Producer that (depressingly) sums up Canada’s trade quandary. One big story: Canola tensions continue China’s blockade of Canadian canola continues. A couple weeks ago, the Canola Council of Canada announced that

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