Mike Pompeo calls China's detention of two Canadians 'wrong'

World / Politics Aug 23, 2019

Mike Pompeo calls China's detention of two Canadians 'wrong'

The United States is working to secure the release of two Canadians held by China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, calling their detention "arbitrary and unacceptable" after he met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other Canadian officials. The two Canadians — former ...

World May 17, 2019

Trudeau calls Chinese arrests of two Canadians 'unacceptable'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday called the arrest of two Canadians in China "unacceptable" and vowed to stand up to Beijing over the detentions. "We will consistently and always stand up for Canadians, particularly these Canadians who have been arbitrarily detained," he told ...

China says detained Canadian is suspected of spying

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Mar 4, 2019

China says detained Canadian is suspected of spying

China suspects detained former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig of spying and stealing state secrets, state media reported Monday, turning up the heat in a diplomatic row between Beijing and Ottawa as a top Huawei executive faces possible extradition. Another Canadian in Chinese detention — businessman ...