December 4, 2023
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#942 How Canada Became An International Joke
What is going on with Canada’s international relations? With all the recent stories about India and the Two Michaels time in China coming to the front again, reporter Sam Cooper helps break it all down.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Bruce Thorson
Senior Producer
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer
Karyn Pugliese
Editor-in-Chief

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this episode contained characterizations of slain Sikh activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar that Canadaland has been unable to independently verify, and as such have been removed.

To put it lightly, Canada’s relations with India and China have lately been a mess, with allegations of assassination, retaliation, interference, and spying. And that was before a recent Globe report raised new questions about why China detained the “Michaels,” and before U.S. prosecutors charged an Indian national in a “murder-for-hire conspiracy” apparently connected to the killing of a Sikh activist in Surrey. 

Today’s conversation with Sam Cooper, the reporter who broke the story about alleged Chinese interference in Canadian elections, will take you inside the mess — and help make sense of it.

 

Host: Jesse Brown 

Credits: Tristan Capacchione (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Bruce Thorson (Senior Producer), Jonathan Goldsbie (News Editor), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)

 

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