China Brief | Edition 030: Agriculture, ambassador and an anniversary

IN THIS EDITION: Canadian agriculture feels the pain, China’s new ambassador to Canada starts, and the 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. “What is needed next, and what has been lacking for decades, is a measured, principled, and forward-looking China strategy that is complementary to the efforts of our key allies.” – Charles

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China Brief | Edition 029: WTO complaint, rare earth elements and Meng Wanzhou is back in court

IN THIS EDITION: Canada takes China to the WTO, Canadian rare earth elements see an opportunity in the China-U.S. trade war, and Meng Wanzhou is back in court. “The Huawei case will be resolved, eventually. That does not mean China and Canada will resume normal relations. Canada’s business and political elite have spent the past

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BLOG: Canada West Foundation’s influence on energy policy grows

At Canada West Foundation, we champion the responsible development of Western Canada’s natural resources to the benefit of the entire country. And we’re not shy about it. In the last few months alone, we’ve spoken out on tough topics like Bill C-69 impact assessment legislation, Bill C-48 tanker ban and the new Clean Fuel Standard

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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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China Brief | Edition 017

In this edition: Waiting on Huawei, Chinese investment in Canada slumps, and lessons from the Canada-Cuba relationship about how to respond amid U.S. pressure. “The whole affair threatens to demolish Canada’s carefully built relationship with China, with enormous consequences. China is Canada’s second-largest trading partner, with total trade between the countries growing from $11 billion

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China Brief | Edition 016

In this edition: As diplomatic tensions build between Canada and China, Alberta taps the brakes on a trade mission to China and Saskatchewan feels the heat over Huawei. Also, the largest hydroponic factory in China takes root, an electric vehicle start-up revs up, and we dive deep into China’s state-led industrial policy, Made in China

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