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Ontario Has A Moral Obligation To Remember The Nanjing Massacre

Karen Lin | Posted 05.18.2017 | Canada Politics
Karen Lin

The Nanjing Massacre saw 300,000 innocent civilian lives killed by the Japanese army within six short weeks. Bill 79 will provide a unique opportunity not only to remember the innocent lives that were lost, it also invites Canadians to become involved in remembrance activities that will help preserve their legacy.

China Publishes Locations Of Corruption Suspects Living In Canada

HuffPost Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 05.01.2017 | Canada Business

They're trying to name and shame suspects into turning themselves in.

Is The Paris Agreement A Toothless Tiger?

Gerard Montpetit | Posted 05.01.2017 | Canada Politics
Gerard Montpetit

With the swearing in of Donald Trump as president of the United States last January, political analysts foresaw a marked regression in American enviro...

United Passenger's Violent Removal Sparks Outrage In China

CP | Matthew Brown, The Associated Press | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Business

"This airline must be boycotted!"

Foreign Money Is Quite At Home In B.C. Politics

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.04.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

B.C. politics already has its dark money donations that are difficult to trace back to an actual donor. But the free for all when it comes to political fundraising in the province has given rise to another murky practice: raising campaign cash from some dark corners of the world.

Beijing Tackles Toilet Paper Theft With Dispensers That Scan Faces

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 03.21.2017 | Canada

If you need more than 60 centimetres at a time, urine trouble.

China's Cash Outflow Crackdown Could Crash Vancouver Real Estate

Stephen Punwasi | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada Business
Stephen Punwasi

Global real estate markets are breaking a sweat, and Vancouver should be no exception. Those same foreign buyers that sent property values soaring around the world are now a little short on foreign currency.

Canada Is Juggling A Hot Potato

Gerard Montpetit | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Politics
Gerard Montpetit

Mr. Trudeau must choose between the anti-pipeline provinces like Quebec and British Columbia, and the interests of Alberta; between the oil industry magnates and the citizen opposition; between the oil economy with its short term goals and our international commitments for the reduction of greenhouse gases.

Carbon Tax Won't Make Canada A Climate Leader If Nobody Follows

F. Larry Martin | Posted 01.25.2017 | Canada Politics
F. Larry Martin

Climate change is "Made in China," but they get off scot-free. We need to admit one simple truth: handicapping Canadians with a tax will have zero effect on global climate change. However, that doesn't mean we can't exert influence and pursue real solutions.

3 Things I Learned From President Obama's Speech In Athens

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Politics

The whole speech was an hymn for democracy, aiming to remind us that after all this time, since democracy was first born here in Greece, its flame still fuels the progress of our society. He reminded us that democracy is neither perfect, nor complete.

What Donald J. Trump Means For Canadian Foreign Policy

Shuvaloy Majumdar | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Politics
Shuvaloy Majumdar

The pressures on Canadian interests abroad will be significant, so long as the United States remains the guarantor of Canadian national security and the major partner in economic prosperity. So what does the U.S. election mean for Canada in the world?

The Global Stage: A 14-Year-Old's Perspective

G(irls)20 | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Business

This past summer, I covered the 7th G(irls)20 Summit. As the Official Global Correspondent I learnt about the G20 and how it operates. I worked with high potential young women from around the world to develop and formulate a detailed communiqué, which was presented to G20 Leaders before they met in China.

Growing Up Asian Meant Cool Eyelids And Gourmet Lunches

Michelle Suarly | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Living
Michelle Suarly

When I was ten years old, my babysitter offered to give my friend Jimmy a ride home. As I sat in the back beside my friend, he turned to me and said, "Michelle, can you close your eyes for a second? They're different! You don't have a crease in your eye. I've never noticed this before. They are so cool!" This was my first introduction to the concept of having double eyelids.

We Are Challenging China And Fighting For Our Fathers' Freedom

Ti-Anna Wang | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Politics
Ti-Anna Wang

My father, Wang Bingzhang, is a Chinese political prisoner currently serving the 14th year of a life sentence for his work in pro-democracy activism. In 2002, while in Vietnam, my father was abducted into China and arrested by Chinese police. Six months later, he had a sham trial, found guilty, and sentenced to life in prison.

Foreign Buyers And Insane Home Prices: Get Used To It, Toronto

YPNextHome | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Business

Prospective homebuyers in Toronto -- get used to one thing: ever-increasing prices. Either that or move further out in the GTA. Or rent. These are the limited options -- and unfortunate unintended consequences -- caused by government policy and market forces in the Toronto area.

Tories Ask If Canada Will Back Human Rights Abusers At UN

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Politics

Russia, China, Saudi Arabia, and Cuba seek re-election on UN Human Rights Council.

Put Human Rights At Heart Of Canada-China Relationship

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Politics
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

We, the undersigned organizations and supporters, call on the Canadian government to put human rights, especially free expression and press freedom, at the heart of the "renewed" Canada-China relationship.

It's 'Concerning' Trudeau Won't Criticize China: Tory MP

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Politics

PM’s office won’t weigh on on country’s justice system.

How Chinese Canadians Relate To China's Politics

Karen Lin | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Politics
Karen Lin

As China flexes its muscles and embarks on its territorial ambitions, it has quietly tried its hand at influencing the Chinese diaspora abroad. From the much disgraced Confucius Institute to pressuring a Vancouver based Chinese newspaper to dismiss their writer because he consistently produces what the Chinese government considers "Anti-China" content, I am starting to feel the anxiety of Beijing looming over my shoulder. And I don't like it.

Althia Raj

PMO's Silence On China's Human Rights Record Troubling: Critics | Althia Raj | Posted 09.30.2016 | Canada Politics

“I’m personally very distressed by this attitude,” one professor said.

Top 10 Destinations For Your First Solo Trip

travelcuts | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Travel

Whether you're joining an organized trip or setting out with nothing but a backpack and a guidebook, your first solo trip can be daunting. Yet, you'll soon find it's one of the most rewarding ways to travel. If you're teetering on the edge of going solo, or already planning where to visit, we have ten suggestions to kick-start your wanderlust.

Reaching The Next Level Of Female Empowerment In Saudi Arabia

G(irls)20 | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Business

Saudi Arabia stands out as a country where entrepreneurship is well-perceived and is seen as a worthy career choice for women. This type of advancements will not only be an important factor in the social advancement of women, but will more broadly result in potential economic development for the country.

Catherine Lévesque

I'm Not A Guy You Can Censor: PM Trudeau's Brother | Catherine Lévesque | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Politics

"I'm a principled man and I follow my principles no matter what."

G20 Summit Offered Little Of Substance For The World's Poorest

Development Unplugged | Posted 09.12.2016 | Canada Politics
Development Unplugged

China intended this summit be a break from the past, a substance discussion on global issues, with a focus on oft-neglected international development. This would indeed have been very timely, energizing support for Agenda 2030 and a big plus for China's leadership. However, it never seemed to happen.

Canada Will Open 7 New Visa Offices In China

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada Politics

Trudeau's in China to strengthen Canada's business and cultural ties.