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on April 5, 2017 in World News

Chinese ambassador says human rights, democracy shouldn’t factor in trade deal

The newly arrived ambassador says changing Canadian public opinion of China will be one of his biggest priorities during his mandate in Ottawa. By CHELSEA NASH PUBLISHED : Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12:00 AM China’s new ambassador to Canada, Lu Shaye, disagrees with his counterpart John McCallum when it comes to including mention of human rights in a free trade agreement between the two countries. Just last week, Mr. McCallum said human rights would be part and parcel of a potential free trade agreement between Canada and China, as reported by the Canadian Press. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau backed the statement...

The newly arrived ambassador says changing Canadian public opinion of China will be one of his biggest priorities during his mandate in Ottawa. By CHELSEA NASH PUBLISHED : Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12:00 AM China’s new ambassador to Canada, Lu Shaye,...

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