China, Canda's Moral Dilemma

Majed El Shafie had an op-ed published in Postmedia Sun papers this week.

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The arrest of Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver has brought Canada’s challenges of navigating the rise of China’s influence in global affairs back into the spotlight. Acting on the request of U.S. authorities, Canadian police detained Huawei’s chief financial officer for extradition at the Vancouver Airport.

This further complicates Canada’s already strained relationship with Beijing. Now is the time for Canada to renew a courage for our convictions and take actions to advance human rights. The moral dilemma this presents to Canada will have implications for a generation.