Media Watch

'19Jan
28

Big city mayors call for emergency federal funding to deal with housing crunch

The mayors of Canada's largest cities are ramping up pressure on the Trudeau government to deliver a major cash infusion to cope with a housing shortage they say has been driven in part by refugees.The Federation...
'19Jan
28

Chinese state media has salty words for Canada over ‘political interference’ in Huawei case

BEIJING - Chinese state-run media on Monday decried the sacking of Canada’s ambassador to Beijing, who was fired after he suggested that it would be “great” for Ottawa to release a detained Huawei executive, using...
'19Jan
25

Community leaders work to head off anti-Muslim backlash as Kingston terror arrests wind up political debate

Community leaders are working to calm fears and find ways to prevent an anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant backlash in the wake of two arrests related to an alleged terrorist plot in Kingston, Ont. — yet the probe already...
'19Jan
22

Canada should ban Huawei from 5G networks, says former spy chief

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada should ban China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks because the security risk is too great, a former spy chief said in an article published on...
'19Jan
18

Canada will make 'the right decision' on Huawei despite Chinese envoy's threats: Goodale

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is brushing off recent threats from China's envoy to Canada, who warned of "repercussions" if the federal government bans the Chinese firm Huawei Technologies from supplying...
'19Jan
17

Canadian's death sentence leaves no way out for Beijing

Shortly after Meng's arrest, two Canadians were placed inChinese detention, vanishing into the system without explanation, before later being given consular assistance. Then on Monday, Canadian Robert Lloyd...
'19Jan
15

Canada issues China travel warning

Beijing has fiercely objected to Meng's capture and subsequent house arrest. Within weeks of her arrest, Chinese authorities detained two Canadians -- former diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor...
'19Jan
15

China blasts Trudeau's remarks on Canadian's death sentence

BEIJING (Reuters) - China blasted Canada for “irresponsible” remarks on Tuesday after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused the country of “arbitrarily” sentencing a Canadian to death for drug smuggling,...
'19Jan
15

Cabinet shuffle shows reconciliation no longer priority for Trudeau, say Indigenous advocates

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to break up the "dream team" that was leading the work of mending Canada's relationship with Indigenous Peoples is triggering concerns Ottawa is pulling back on its...
'19Jan
15

'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China

A CHINESE COURT’S decision to impose the death penalty on a convicted Canadian drug smuggler has escalated a diplomatic row that experts say has descended into a high-stakes game of “hostage politics”.Beijing and...

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