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 | One Year Special Edition

In the year since the China Brief launched, the relationship between China and Canada has been on a rollercoaster. This happened as economic and political worlds collided between the U.S. and China, with major implications for the West. The next year will see the federal and provincial governments grapple with how to deal with China,

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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 019

In this edition – We take a deep dive into China’s ban of canola imports, and what this could mean for Canada. “Everything goes back to relations between China and Canada. Look at the volume of canola and canola oil China imported from Canada in the past. It’s huge. How could that be cut so

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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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