Canada’s former ambassador to China, John McCallum, says relations between Beijing and Ottawa are likely to improve as tensions dial back over the Huawei case. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Beijing should avoid ‘punishing’ Canada over Huawei case, cautions Ottawa’s ex-ambassador to China

  • Further curbs may bolster rise of new government unfavourable to Beijing, says Canada’s former ambassador to China, John McCallum
  • Expect Beijing-Ottawa relations to normalise ahead of 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties next year, McCallum says
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Canada’s former ambassador to China, John McCallum, says relations between Beijing and Ottawa are likely to improve as tensions dial back over the Huawei case. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Eric Ng

Eric Ng

Eric joined the SCMP in 1998 after brief stints in a trading company and translation and editing roles at Dow Jones and Edinburgh Financial Publishing. He has close to 20 years of experience covering China's energy, mining and industrial materials sectors, and has recently added biotechnology to his coverage. Eric has a Masters of Business Administration degree.