China's outgoing ambassador to Canada Lu Shaye, who spoke to reporters at the Chinese embassy on Jan. 17 about Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, is expected to leave Ottawa later this month for a post in Paris, according to media reports. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada has been without an ambassador in China for five months, during a time when relations with China have deteriorated. Now there’s reports Chinese Ambassador Lu Shaye is set to depart for a new post.
Treat the public like a bunch of dazzled rubes, avoid annoying demands for consultation and advance information, personal grudges are as good a basis for public policy as anything else, and other lessons from year one.
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