Thursday, November 28, 2019

Burton: Trudeau government at a crossroads in its dealings with China

Burton: Trudeau government at a crossroads in its dealings with China

https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/burton-trudeau-government-at-a-crossroads-in-its-dealings-with-china

The new Trudeau government’s approach to China’s Communist Party regime is rife with dilemma. Support the business and political interests of the Laurentian √©lite, who are entwined in and conflicted by a Beijing engagement approach that eschews established norms of trade and diplomacy? Or adhere to Canadian middle-class values that make Canada the harmonious and tolerant society it is: decency, fairness, reciprocity, honesty, openness?

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