2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Cambodia and China. What has changed, and what are the future implications?
After media broke the news that Canada had arrested Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on December 5, 2018, the Chinese government responded with initially a series of severe warnings, then detainment of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, and next the death sentence to a Canadian for drug trafficking. Since understanding China is obviously the key to bringing the two Michaels home and repairing Sino-Canadian relations, we must examine this question in depth: why is China angry?
Since Canada’s legalization of recreational cannabis, the border running along the 49th parallel has become thicker. American Customs and Border Protection officers fear they are ill-equipped to do their jobs in the face of more Canadians having easy access to the drug. Are we next in line for a border wall?
Vancouver has been facing a community deficit that contributes to general feelings of isolation and loneliness for various people. All the mechanisms are in place to alleviate the social problem, yet there are no facilitators to consistently enact them. What can be done?