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‘Prisoner Swap’: China releases two Canadians after Canada frees Huawei executive post deal with US

Tensions between Canada and China seem to be ending, after the release of two Canadians held in China and a Chinese tech executive in Canada. Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, arrested on a US warrant in 2018, left Canada on Friday in a deal with US prosecutors. Hours later it was announced that Michael Spavor and […]

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Michael Spavor: Chinese court finds Canadian businessman guilty of spying, sentences him to 11 years in prison

A court in China found Canadian businessman Michael Spavor guilty of spying on Wednesday, sentencing him to 11 years in prison, in a decision likely to further undermine already poor relations between China and Canada. Spavor, who for years ran a travel and cultural exchange business between China and North Korea, “was convicted of espionage […]