The BC Premier is currently visiting China these days looking for gold--and no doubt to get the approved tourism destination status (ADS) on track. Will BC kowtow to Beijing in order to get the ADS – ask Sam the man. Saying that China is angry at Falun Gong is putting it mildly since they are harvesting their organs as if there was no tomorrow.
Campbell's visit won't solve all the problems, or even produce immediate benefits. But what's needed is a range of relationship-building efforts, from university exchanges to provincial trade missions to a stronger federal government push. (full report)