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Parliamentary association chair defends Canada-China group as critics call for its suspension

By Neil Moss      

'I think we do need to review the activities of the legislative association,' says Conservative MP and vice-chair Michael Cooper.

Independent Senator Paul Massicotte, co-chair of the Canada-China Legislative Association, says that without the parliamentary group, diplomatic dialogue between the two countries would be damaged. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

As Beijing’s behaviour grows increasingly strong-willed and the Canada-China relationship continues to flounder, some are calling for the suspension of a parliamentary association between the two countries, while one of the co-chairs says the group facilitates dialogue.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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