FUREY: Huawei spat or not, let’s ask why Canada is part of China’s big bank

It’s time to hit back against China as the Huawei spat continues — that’s the message Conservative leader Andrew Scheer delivered to Canadians at a news conference on Monday.

The latest escalation has been China’s rejection of Canadian canola-seed shipments, made on the dubious claim that they come with pests. This has been a major hit to canola farmers, since Chinese shipments accounted for around 40% of what they produced.