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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China Brief | Edition 015

Your turn: It’s been more than six months since we launched the China Brief and we’d like to hear what you think. Share your thoughts in this quick survey (and earn the prize of our undying gratitude!). View Survey In this edition: Tension between China and Canada continues to build after the arrest of Huawei CFO

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China Brief | Edition 014

In this edition: it’s all Huawei all the time. Huawei’s CFO is arrested in Vancouver, and the debate over banning Huawei’s 5G tech in Canada rages on. Check out this, and more, in this latest edition. “But Sino-American relations are at a low ebb, which is bad for Canada and bad for the world. And

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China Brief | Edition 013

IN THIS EDITION: Trudeau returns from the China-Canada Leaders’ Dialogue; speculation continues to swirl about the impact of that USMCA clause on the Canada-China economic relationship; and mini terracotta warriors (!). Read more… Quote “We have to be quiet and not grandstand. But we’re about the only country in the world that both [China and

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China Brief | Six Month Special Edition

In this six month special edition: We’ve spent the last several months following China in Western Canadian media. Here’s what we’ve learned – and a look forward to what’s next. See a pdf of the six month special edition China Brief here Canada’s relationship with China is increasingly important, and the Western provinces are paying

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