Michael Spavor

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Police officers stand next to Jim Nickel, the charge d’affaires of the Canadian embassy in Beijing, as he stands outside the court   during the trial of Michael Kovrig, a Canadian detained more than two years ago in China on espionage charges. Photograph: Nicolas Asfori/AFP/Getty

Canadian diplomats were denied entry to the trial of a former colleague on espionage charges in China, as more than two dozen western countries expre(...)

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou. Photograph: Getty Images

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, have applied to a Canadian court seeking stays in the proceedings for her extradition(...)

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, has criticised the Chinese prosecution of two Canadians. File photograph: Bloomberg

China lashed out at Canada on Saturday over criticism about Chinese prosecution of two Canadians, saying the matter is based on evidence and urging Ot(...)

Pictures of detained  Canadians Michael Spavor  and Michael Kovrig outside a court in Vancouver, Canada,  last May during a  court appearance of  Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou.  Photograph:  Getty Images

Chinese prosecutors have charged two Canadians for alleged espionage after 557 days of interrogation and incarceration in a case widely described as a(...)

Criticism over China’s handling of coronavirus has led Beijing to adopt a prickly and pugnacious approach to diplomacy. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty

“Throw away your illusions and prepare for a fight!” That was the headline of an editorial in a newspaper run by China’s People’s Liberation Army rec(...)

Huawei’s vice-president for corporate communications Joe Kelly: “The West is quite individualistic. China is more collective”

As 5G and Huawei’s key role in its global development evolves into a geopolitical battleground, a former junior postman from Letterkenny is in the thi(...)

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou arriving at a parole office with a security guard in Vancouver, Canada on December 12th. Photograph: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP

Canada has said it will allow the US extradition case against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to proceed. Canadian department of justice officials issu(...)

Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg appears in court for a retrial of his drug smuggling case in Dalian, Liaoning province on Monday. Photograph: Intermediate People’s Court of Dalian/Handout via Reuters

A Canadian man sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said on Tuesday, arguing that the court should not h(...)

Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg attends his retrial at the Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in Dalian, northeast China, on Monday. Photograph: CCTV via AP

A Canadian citizen convicted of drug smuggling in China has been sentenced to death by a Chinese court in the north-eastern port city of Dalian, overt(...)

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou arriving at a parole office with a security guard in Vancouver, Canada on December 12th. Photograph:  Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP

A third Canadian citizen has been detained by Chinese authorities, Canada’s ministry of global affairs said, as the high-profile arrest of a senior te(...)

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