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David Ljunggren

General Dynamics warns Canada: Canceling Saudi deal would cost billions

Dec 17 2018

OTTAWA General Dynamics Corp on Monday put pressure on Ottawa over the sale of armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia, warning that the federal government would incur "billions of dollars of liability" by unilaterally scrapping the deal.

Canada gets consular access to second man detained in China

Dec 17 2018

OTTAWA/BEIJING Canadian diplomats gained consular access on Sunday to the second of two men detained by China over the past week, Canada's foreign ministry said in a statement that gave few details, as China said it was ensuring their rights were protected.

China should free Canadians held after Huawei arrest, U.S.'s Pompeo says

Dec 14 2018

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday China should free two Canadian citizens who were detained this week after authorities in Canada arrested a senior Chinese technology executive on a U.S. extradition warrant.

Canadian ex-diplomat detained in Beijing knows China well, colleagues say

Dec 13 2018

TORONTO/OTTAWA Canadian ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig, who was detained in Beijing earlier this week, is a fluent Mandarin speaker with a great love of China who has traveled to some of the most sensitive parts of the Asian country, people who have worked with him said.

Detained in China: Canadian businessman known for ties to North Korean leader

Dec 13 2018

SEOUL/OTTAWA Canadian Michael Spavor has jet skied with Kim Jong Un, felt the ground shake from a North Korean nuclear test, and now it appears, been detained by Chinese authorities.

Canada warns U.S. not to politicize extradition cases

Dec 13 2018

OTTAWA Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday warned the United States not to politicize extradition cases, a day after President Donald Trump said he could intervene in the affair of a Chinese executive detained in Canada at Washington's request. | Video

China urges Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

Dec 09 2018

BEIJING/OTTAWA China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] chief financial officer, calling the case "extremely nasty".

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