FUREY: China has now fully lost the PR game in Canada

Less than two months ago, Canada’s concerns with China were very different than they are today.

At the end of November, Finance Minister Bill Morneau was in Beijing to give a talk to the Canada China Business Council.

It was one of those events that wouldn’t have garnered much attention back home were it not for the fact that Canadian media ended up being inexplicably barred from entering the event by the Chinese government. They’ve never been into freedom of the press but it was troubling to see our own media on the receiving end