China’s President Xi Jinping and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend a session on women’s workforce participation, future of work and aging societies at the G20 Summit on 29 June 2019 in Osaka, Japan. Photo: Getty Images.
Canadian Views on China: From Ambivalence to Distrust
Canadian attitudes towards China have undergone a dramatic shift – from ambivalence to distrust – since the two countries became locked in a diplomatic dispute in late 2018. This paper argues that these hardened sentiments are unlikely to dissipate and Canada–China relations seem to have entered a new, warier phase.