Documentary film and panel discussion highlight the need for awareness and solidarity with the Chinese people
The opposition questioned whether the government was "bullying" the group, whose Shen Yun shows are hosted by local associations of Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, a Chinese spiritual belief being persecuted in China. Guaranteeing that our energy products ...
We should not be selling ownership of our oil sands to the totalitarian government in Beijing. That is the bottom line.
—David Kilgour, former Canadian cabinet minister
The absence of or the failure of the rule of law in China [is] a fundamental problem that Canada has to take into account in its dealings with China.
—David Harris, terrorism and security specialist
Guaranteeing that our energy products end up in China rather than a global market will contribute to China’s military rise.
—Scott Simon, University of Ottawa professor and chair of Taiwan StudiesTerry Glavin urged democratic countries like Canada not to sell out “the last shred of its decency and its sense of solidarity with the people of China,” where “thousands and thousands of little Arab Springs are erupting now … every week.”