Canadian Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole holding a copy of the party’s platform during a campaign stop in Mississauga, Ontario, on Friday. The platform mentions China dozens of times. Photo: Reuters Canadian Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole holding a copy of the party’s platform during a campaign stop in Mississauga, Ontario, on Friday. The platform mentions China dozens of times. Photo: Reuters
Canadian Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole holding a copy of the party’s platform during a campaign stop in Mississauga, Ontario, on Friday. The platform mentions China dozens of times. Photo: Reuters
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China weighs in on Canada’s election after Conservatives promise to ‘stand up’ to Beijing

  • Chinese state media says Canada’s Conservative opposition is inviting ‘counterstrikes’ with an election platform that is harshly critical of China
  • But Canadian observers say that whichever party wins this month’s Canadian election, Ottawa will remain bound by how US-China relations play out

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Canadian Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole holding a copy of the party’s platform during a campaign stop in Mississauga, Ontario, on Friday. The platform mentions China dozens of times. Photo: Reuters Canadian Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole holding a copy of the party’s platform during a campaign stop in Mississauga, Ontario, on Friday. The platform mentions China dozens of times. Photo: Reuters
Canadian Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole holding a copy of the party’s platform during a campaign stop in Mississauga, Ontario, on Friday. The platform mentions China dozens of times. Photo: Reuters
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