fredag 1. januar 2016

Justin Trudeau and Canada-China Relations

With a new government and a new prime minister in Ottawa, experienced policy commentators see an opportunity to redirect the future of Canada’s relations with China. Professors Paul Evans at UBC and Wendy Dobson at the University of Toronto have called for “a new approach to China“ that would build on the complementarity of the Chinese and Canadian economies, while supporting “Canadian” (i.e. democratic) values. This new approach would also see Canada play a more proactive middle-power role in the Asia-Pacific and make relations with China and Asia a strategic priority, along the lines of the commitment made by Australia. Read more