March 19, 2021 12:19 pm
China arrested Canadian businessman Michael Spavor and fellow Canadian Michael Kovrig in December 2018, soon after Canadian police detained Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies, on a US warrant.
June 13, 2020 3:52 pm
In a redacted December 1, 2018 memo, CSIS said it was advised by the U.S. FBI of plans to arrest Meng when she arrived on a flight to Vancouver International Airport later that same day. "The arrest is likely to send shockwaves around the world," CSIS said.
August 22, 2019 8:56 pm
Meng's arrest put Canada in the center of a diplomatic struggle between China and the United States, which sought her arrest and is seeking her extradition.
May 09, 2019 8:37 am
Meng’s arrest has also created a rift between China and Canada. China has detained — in retaliation, some say — two Canadians and accused them of espionage, and it has sentenced two other Canadians to death on drug-related accusations.
January 24, 2019 11:57 am
Canada arrested the daughter of Huawei's founder at the request of the US on Dec 1. Meng is wanted on fraud charges that she misled banks about the company's business dealings in Iran.
January 19, 2019 3:57 pm
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Canada has been abundantly clear it will not compromise national security. "It's a difficult challenge but we'll not be deterred by what we believe to be right and what we believe to be in the interests of Canada," Goodale said.
December 12, 2018 10:29 am
Meng Wanzhou, 46, Huawei's chief financial officer and the daughter of its founder, faces US claims that she misled multinational banks about Iran-linked transactions, putting the banks at risk of violating US sanctions.
December 11, 2018 12:09 am
With global pushback against Huawei, India needs to revisit old arguments against the company.
December 10, 2018 10:32 am
The arrest of Meng Wanzhou places Huawei in the cross-hairs of an escalating technology rivalry between China and the U.S., which views the company, a critical global supplier of mobile network equipment, as a potential national security risk.
December 10, 2018 7:09 am
The move has led to China warning Canada and calling in the US Ambassador in Beijing to lodge its protest.