National Newswatch

The Conservative Party is asking Canada’s spy agency to investigate whether recent comments from Ottawa’s former ambassador to China pose a threat to the upcoming fall election.

John McCallum, who was fired as ambassador in January amid mounting tension between Canada and China, said in a recent interview he has warned former contacts in China’s Foreign Affairs Ministry that any further “punishments” imposed on Canada’s exports could trigger a change of government that is unfavourable to Beijing

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