Star : Harper blasts foreign money in oil sands debate while welcoming China
CBC : Harper ties China trade deals to Canadian values
"Canada does not — and cannot — disconnect our trading relationship from fundamental national values."Meanwhile ...
CTV : Chinese dissident writer gets 7 years' jail for poem
"a poem he wrote urging his countrymen to gather at a public square"Sinopec seeks appeal in oilsands death case
A Chinese state-owned corporation wants the Supreme Court of Canada to overturn an Alberta court judgement ruling that would force it to stand trial in the deaths of two oilsands workers and 53 safety charges.
In the Great Hall of the People, Harper told Premier Wen Jiabao that Canada and China enjoy “a strategic partnership based on respect and admiration.” Wen answered that Harper’s visits “opened a new page in our bilateral relationship,” which translated into English means, “We’re glad you finally got with the program.”
Then Harper said he would be raising human rights and consular issues. That’s when the journalists were ushered out of the room. It felt just like Ottawa.
Mound of Sound explains : Okay, I Get It.
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