Opinions

Politicians’ anti-China language prompted anti-Asian violence, battleground voters say in new poll

The results are proof that voters “see through the scapegoating,” said EunSook Lee, director of the National AAPI Power Fund. By Kimmy Yam   A demonstrator holds a sign during an AAPI Rally...

In the face of anti-Asian racism, report finds some Chinese Canadians feeling ‘wu nai’ — helpless and hopeless

Study also found different generations respond to anti-Asian racism differently. By Vanessa Balintec   Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Pak-Kei Wong couldn’t always tell when he was the...

Don’t let the housing crisis fan flames of xenophobia

We must hold our governments accountable for their role in the housing crisis instead of laying the blame at the feet of hard-working new Canadians.  by Hans Jain   As a first-generation Canadian...

For bright young minds in China and US, curiosity and pragmatism outpace nationalism, distrust

    Overall, while acknowledging that he had seen only a sliver of some of the country’s most cosmopolitan cities, he said he saw “a real United States” with “warm-hearted and passionate...

Blind Spots in Canadian Foreign Policy

  Speech to The Canada Committee 100 Society The Honourable Yuen Pau Woo Independent Senator for British Columbia    Good afternoon. I have been asked to speak on “blind spots” in Canadian...

Economists worry growing conflict with China will make Canada and the world poorer

Cold War effect could slow the economy and weaken dialogue on crucial issues.  by Don Pittis Canadian domestic politics have helped magnify the most recent dispute between Beijing and Ottawa into a...

The Canadian ship of state leaks again

It is an easy strategy to transfer blame onto other nations when your own failures are so evident. Meanwhile, we stumble in the dark with unverified data leaked by the responsible Canadian agencies...

Justice Department drops China spy initiative as past target speaks out

written by Michael Kaplan, Jim Axelrod, and Robert Legare     The “China Initiative” was designed to tackle a top national security priority: identifying and prosecuting those...

Is Canadian paranoia hurting relations with China and India?

  In the recent media frenzy, Canada has been portrayed as the victim of foreign countries trampling on its sovereignty. It is not clear whether the Trudeau government is fully in control of its...