On December 1, Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese tech company Huawei Technologies, was arrested in Vancouver at the request of the U.S. Justice Department. Our experts spoke about the arrest, security concerns surrounding Huawei, and how Canada’s role in the U.S. investigation affects its relationship with both China and America.

Munk school expert commentary

Dec. 11 – David Mulroney: China detains Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat (Wall Street Journal)

Dec. 10 – Lynette Ong: Huawei CFO arrest puts Canada in between a rock and a hard place (BBC)

Dec. 10 – David Mulroney: China’s threats over Huawei CFO’s arrest rattle Canadian business (CBC)

Dec. 9 – David Mulroney: Canada set for ‘penalty box’ with China over arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou (Global News)

Dec. 7 – Lynette Ong: China retaliation against Canadian companies unlikely for now (Calgary Herald)

Dec. 6 – Lynette Ong: Canada will pay a price no matter what for its part in the worsening U.S.-China conflict (Globe and Mail)

Dec. 6 – David Mulroney: Huawei arrest risks ‘deep freeze’ between Canada and China (BNN Bloomberg)

Dec. 6 – Chris Parsons: Canada has rolled out the welcome mat to Huawei, even in hockey (Toronto Star)

Updated on December 11, 2018