Believes Canada is shirking its obligations as a signatory to the UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Part of an ongoing campaign of vilification over what Beijing considers hostile acts aimed at restraining its development as a world power.
Clash could upset already thorny trade negotiations between the two nations.
Further legal review, due in June, assessing what the ombudsperson’s powers should be.
Riyadh’s move to freeze all business with Ottawa impacts opportunities for collaboration and investment.
Kingdom’s energy minister declares firm and longstanding policy that oil is not influenced by “political circumstances.”
An apology or a withdrawal of human rights concerns raised is not on the table.
Financial Times reports Saudi central bank, state pension funds instructed to dispose of Canadian equities, bond and cash.
Aims to promote a progressive trade agenda and tourism initiatives.
China says it and limits on investment by state-owned enterprises should not be part of the discussion.
Liberal government wants to hear from a broad range of Canadians on the proposed deal.
Global think tanks rank us sixth, the US 20th and Hong Kong first.