Canada’s Probe of Alleged Chinese Interference Gets Mixed Reviews

April 5, 2023

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“I think it’s a wake-up call for Canadians,” Aaron Shull, managing director at Ontario's Center for International Governance Innovation, said in a phone interview [on the alleged interference]. “You cannot pick up a newspaper in Canada right now or listen to the radio without there being a story front and center on this issue.”

Shull said the charge of Chinese political interference “goes right to the core fabric of who we are as Canadians, which is premised on democracy and the rule of law, that we get to choose how to govern ourselves.” To have a foreign government try to …

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