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News Government General
December 10, 2020  

After two years, China says the two Michaels have been indicted, tried

Canada’s ambassador to China Dominic Barton is inspired by how they are coping with their imprisonment.

News Government General
December 9, 2020  

Kovrig, Spavor ‘inspiring’ and ‘robust’ in Chinese prison: Barton

Two Michaels were denied consular access to the two men from January to October because of Chinese paranoia about COVID-19.

News Government General
October 22, 2020  

Think tank appears at UN Security Council to appeal for Korvig’s release

Canada pushes for release of Kovrig and Spavor who have limited access to Canadian consular officials.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 13, 2020  

Chinese pandemic ‘excuse’ barring access to two Michaels dismissed

Tory MP said a direct in-person visit should have taken place a long time ago with appropriate social distancing.

News Government General
August 26, 2020  

China firm over detention of 2 Canadians after foreign ministers meet

Wants Canada to make the first move to resolve the impasse arising from the 2018 arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 6, 2019  

Consular officials visit Canadian Michael Kovrig detained in China

Freeland discussed the detentions with her Chinese counterpart during a summit of Southeast Asian Nations in Bangkok.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 12, 2019  

Ex-envoy’s advice to China about election ‘highly inappropriate’: Freeland

Comments came as Chinese authorities block key imports from Canada and detain two Canadians on espionage charges.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 16, 2019  

China formally arrests 2 Canadians in case linked to Huawei

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the pair have been arrested for allegedly stealing state secrets.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 12, 2018  

Trump’s willingness to intervene in Meng case roils Canada’s justification

Said he could step into the case against if it would help him forge a trade deal with China.