'One would have thought that if the Chinese government feels that they are in the right in the current downturn in relations ... the ambassador would welcome an opportunity to explain,' says Charles Burton.
Plus, Lieutenant-General Mike Rouleau has been named Canada's next vice-chief of the defence staff and NDP MP Charlie Angus hosts an online St. Patrick's Day concert.
Plus, PROC to have probe on early release of assisted dying bill to press, and a new book is released on military trials and a discriminatory court.
China is still unable to understand that Canada's legal process is separate from its governmental process, says former diplomat Charles Burton.
'I believe that our relationship for all these years has been guided by state policy,' says Marcelino Medina González.
Plus, MPs, family members in quarantine amidst COVID-19 concerns, and Bob Rae named PM's humanitarian and refugee ambassador.
Plus, de Adder wins U.S. Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning, and HT story gets This Hour Has 22 Minutes spotlight.
'You're ultimately there to set the conditions to allow the Afghans to sort of handle their own internal security challenges,' Conservative MP Alex Ruff says.