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News Government General
May 19, 2020  

Technology threatens human rights in the coronavirus fight

Coronavirus shows the symbiosis between big data and AI to provide relevant information upon which governments can take action

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General
January 13, 2020  

BC human rights commissioner asks Canadian government to halt pipeline project

Believes Canada is shirking its obligations as a signatory to the UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 11, 2019  

Chinese officials lash out at US over legislation critical of Hong Kong policies

Part of an ongoing campaign of vilification over what Beijing considers hostile acts aimed at restraining its development as a world power.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 28, 2019  

Furious, China summons US ambassador over Hong Kong bills

Clash could upset already thorny trade negotiations between the two nations.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 30, 2019  

UN watchdog critical of delays with new Canadian corporate ethics ombud

Further legal review, due in June, assessing what the ombudsperson’s powers should be.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 14, 2018  

Saudi-Canada spat: Both countries are wrong

Riyadh’s move to freeze all business with Ottawa impacts opportunities for collaboration and investment.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 9, 2018  

Saudi official says Canada dispute won’t affect oil sales

Kingdom’s energy minister declares firm and longstanding policy that oil is not influenced by “political circumstances.”

News Government Manufacturing General
August 8, 2018  

Trudeau says Canada standing firm on Saudi Arabia’s human rights abuses

An apology or a withdrawal of human rights concerns raised is not on the table.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 8, 2018  

Saudi Arabia directing selloff of Canadian assets after Freeland criticism

Financial Times reports Saudi central bank, state pension funds instructed to dispose of Canadian equities, bond and cash.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 27, 2017  

Trade, human rights on the agenda for Trudeau’s China visit

Aims to promote a progressive trade agenda and tourism initiatives.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 30, 2017  

Human rights on the table in any China free trade deal: McCallum

China says it and limits on investment by state-owned enterprises should not be part of the discussion.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 7, 2017  

Human rights, cybersecurity to be part of Canada-China free trade talks

Liberal government wants to hear from a broad range of Canadians on the proposed deal.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 18, 2015  

Canada way ahead of US on Human Freedom Index

Global think tanks rank us sixth, the US 20th and Hong Kong first.