Opinion

Time to lead on human rights, including with China

Promoting human rights is like hitting the treadmill; essential, if not always enjoyable for world leaders.

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland delivered a speech in the House of Commons June 6 outlining, in broad strokes, Canada's foreign policy priorities. Canada needs to back up its words with actions when it comes to promoting human rights, including in its dealings with China, writes Pitman Potter.Photograph by Adam Scotti courtesy of the PMO

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, July 19, 2017 12:00 AM

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