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Canada must move quickly to stand up for democracy in Hong Kong, activists say

OTTAWA – Canada must swiftly censure China’s ruling Communist Party over its crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong, activists told MPs studying Ottawa’s fractious relationship with Beijing. Canada should work with other countries to invoke sanctions against Chinese officials for human rights violations, said Cherie Wong, executive director of Alliance

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Canada restricts dealings with Hong Kong over new security law

OTTAWA – Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong as part of a package of responses to the new security law China has imposed on the territory. In a statement, Champagne says Canada will also treat sensitive goods being exported to Hong

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Canadian universities encourage exchange students in Hong Kong to head home

The Canadian Press Published Monday, November 18, 2019 8:45PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 18, 2019 8:48PM EST Some Canadian universities are urging their exchange students in Hong Kong to consider returning home as the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is beset by escalating violence between government officials and pro-democracy protesters. Dozens

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Group plans to give away pro-Hong Kong T-shirts at Raptors’ season opener

Bryann Aguilar, CP24.com Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:46PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:51PM EDT A group is planning to show their support for Hong Kong protesters by handing out pro-democracy T-shirts at the Toronto Raptors’ season opener next week. Torontonian HongKongers Action Groupis hoping to distribute

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Dozens marched in downtown Toronto in support of Hong Kong protesters

Bryann Aguilar, CP24.com Published Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:38PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:39PM EDT Dozens gathered in downtown Toronto for a rally in support of Hong Kong protesters who are in their 17th weekend of pro-democracy demonstrations. The group marched from the Roundhouse Park across the

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Unrest in Hong Kong not spilling over to demands on Canadian consulate

Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press Published Monday, August 19, 2019 2:32PM EDT Last Updated Monday, August 19, 2019 5:15PM EDT OTTAWA – Canadians in Hong Kong are watching nervously as tensions escalate between pro-democracy protesters and police but so far, the Canadian consulate in the region is seeing no obvious

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Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, sparking backlash from China

OTTAWA – Chinese officials accused Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland of “meddling” in China’s internal affairs Sunday after her weekend statement condemning violence in Hong Kong in the wake of escalating tensions between pro-democracy protesters and police. Freeland made the remarks in a joint statement issued Saturday with her counterpart

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