National Newswatch

Canadian parliamentarians push China to immediately free two detained Canadians

Jan 7 2019 — Robert Fife and Michelle Zilio — A delegation of Canadian parliamentarians pressed Chinese officials on Monday to immediately release two jailed Canadians, warning the continued detentions have caused a “major chill” in relations between both countries. Conservative MP Michael Cooper, one of the six lawmakers visiting China, said the delegation protested the treatment of former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and entrepreneur […]