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Chinese customers flock to Canada Goose?s first China flagship store opening despite calls for boycott

Chinese customers flock to Canada Goose?s first China flagship store opening despite calls for boycott

The first China flagship store of luxury parka-maker Canada Goose opened in Beijing to long queues despite tensions between Beijing and Ottawa over the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. The 600-square metre flagship store, which opened its doors on Friday, was originally scheduled to kick off on December 15. […]

China releases Canadian teacher Sarah McIver, arrested amid furore over detention of Huawei?s Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver

China releases Canadian teacher Sarah McIver, arrested amid furore over detention of Huawei?s Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver

Canada?s government said a Canadian teacher detained in China over a problem with her work permit had been released and was back in Canada. Albertan Sarah McIver was arrested earlier this month for issues related to her teaching job, but Global Affairs Canada spokesman Richard Walker said Friday that she […]

Canada aspirant given fake visa, stabbed

Canada aspirant given fake visa, stabbed

MOHALI: A travel agent provided a and work permit to a aspirant and attacked him with a sharp-edged weapon when he asked him to return his money, said on Tuesday. The accused has been identified as Amit Chobrala of Gurugram, Haryana. He was booked on the complaint of D L […]

50% rise in Canadian citizenship for Indians this year

50% rise in Canadian citizenship for Indians this year

MUMBAI: Indians residing in are taking their immigration journey a step forward, with several thousands opting for Canadian citizenship, after having lived in the country for the specified duration as permanent residents. Responding to a request from TOI, Canadian authorities shared some statistics. During the 10-month period ending October 2018, […]

Third Canadian was held for working in China illegally

Third Canadian was held for working in China illegally

BEIJING: The third Canadian detained in China is being held for working illegally in the country, the Chinese foreign ministry said Thursday amid diplomatic tensions over the previous two detentions on national security grounds. The Canadian, a woman named Sarah McIver, faces “administrative penalties”, said Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman at […]

Forget chill over HUAWEI row, Canada a hot draw for Chinese

Forget chill over HUAWEI row, Canada a hot draw for Chinese

NEW DELHI: At the fag end of 2018, China and find themselves caught in a diplomatic kerfuffle over the arrest at US? behest of Chinese telecom giant Huawei?s CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. But away from official power games, the ordinary Chinese traveller has found Canada an inviting destination in […]

Canada again demands that China immediately release two of its citizens

Canada again demands that China immediately release two of its citizens

Canada repeated calls that China immediately release two citizens it claims were arbitrarily detained there, soon after the arrest of a high-profile Chinese businesswoman. The Canadian government is concerned about the ?worrying precedent? the detentions set, Canada?s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday. Michael Kovrig, a diplomat on […]

Arrests of Canadians fuel anxieties among expatriates in China

Arrests of Canadians fuel anxieties among expatriates in China

The arrest of a third Canadian in China has heightened anxiety even in an expatriate community accustomed to some level of fear and uncertainty. Beijing on Thursday confirmed it arrested Canadian Sarah McIver for ?working illegally? in the country, following the detention of two other Canadians on national security grounds. […]

China blasts Ottawa and allies for hypocrisy over detained Canadians, calling Meng Wanzhou?s arrest ?truly arbitrary?

China blasts Ottawa and allies for hypocrisy over detained Canadians, calling Meng Wanzhou?s arrest ?truly arbitrary?

China?s foreign ministry has blasted Canada and its allies for hypocrisy concerning their criticism of Beijing?s detention of two Canadian citizens, with a spokeswoman mimicking Ottawa to say that it was the arrest of Huawei Technologies CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou that ?truly merits the name of arbitrary detention?. At a […]

US-China Tensions Enter a New Phase

US-China Tensions Enter a New Phase

In his masterpiece , the Ukrainian playwright Mikhail Bulgakov envisions a debate on the streets of Moscow between Satan and two intellectuals, an editor and young poet, who question the existence of God. The devil, masquerading as a foreigner, asks: ?If there is no God, then who, one wonders, rules […]