The arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, pictured arriving at a court hearing in Vancouver in May, has affected China-Canada relations. Photos: AFP and EPA
The arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, pictured arriving at a court hearing in Vancouver in May, has affected China-Canada relations. Photos: AFP and EPA
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Chinese immigration and visitor visa applications to Canada plunge since arrest of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

  • Permanent residency and visitor applications hit their lowest point in recent years after Beijing issued a travel warning about ‘arbitrary detention’
  • Some would-be Chinese immigrants now ‘choose not to even look at Canada’, an expert says, while the growth rate in Chinese visitor numbers has plummeted

The arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, pictured arriving at a court hearing in Vancouver in May, has affected China-Canada relations. Photos: AFP and EPA
The arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, pictured arriving at a court hearing in Vancouver in May, has affected China-Canada relations. Photos: AFP and EPA
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