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
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.
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.
Furious, China summons US ambassador over Hong Kong bills
Clash could upset already thorny trade negotiations between the two nations.
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.
Saudi-Canada spat: Both countries are wrong
Riyadh’s move to freeze all business with Ottawa impacts opportunities for collaboration and investment.
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.”
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.
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.
Trade, human rights on the agenda for Trudeau’s China visit
Aims to promote a progressive trade agenda and tourism initiatives.
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.
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.
Canada way ahead of US on Human Freedom Index
Global think tanks rank us sixth, the US 20th and Hong Kong first.