Everything Old Is New Again It was back in 2012 when I first started following Canada-China relations, prompted by then CSIS director RIchard Faddens comments that CSIS was investigating foreign influence on Canadian politicians. The research I did lead to this post, which gives insight based on research and reports relevant to current events:Continue reading Playing with the Dragon III : Why the LPC’s historical alliance with China is one to watch amid current disputes
Originally posted in June of 2012, this post took a deeper look at how and who has played an integral role in the development of Canada’s foreign policy with China…and why Harper seemed to do an about-face when it comes to the Chinese government. Playing with the Dragon II – The architects behind Canada’s China policy.Continue reading Coming next week, final installment of Playing with the Dragon- read the second in the series now to catch up.
While many if not most Canadians were celebrating Thanksgiving with their families yesterday, distracted by tummies full of turkey, the news that Governor General David Johnston was headed to China came out. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/governor-general-heading-to-china-to-push-canada-sino-relations-forward/article14851243/ Governor-General David Johnston will serve as the sharp end of a political stick that the Harper government is pointing at China thisContinue reading The bastardization of the Governor Generals office.
It’s time to set the stage for the one of two stories I have been working on, and re-post an article from December regarding Kevin Falcon and the Gateway project. It clearly shows the relationship between Falcon, Campbell and the federal Conservatives, ( nothing new about this to most political junkies, but I still find it remarkableContinue reading Prelude to coming post : ” Just the facts.”