Seeking a Strategic Vision for Canada-China Relations
Jiang, Wenran, International Journal
In celebrating the 25th anniversary ofthe establishment ofthe Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, a key task is to reflect critically on Canada-China relations. As a rising global superpower and Canada's second-largest trading partner, China is rapidly becoming one ofthe most important countries for Canadian foreign policy. Canada's relations with China have undergone memorable and significant developments in recent decades. Ottawa opened trade with China in the early 1960s by selling it wheat, a scarce commodity in the world's most populated country, which at the time was experiencing famine on a massive scale. In 1970, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau established diplomatic relations with …
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Publication information: Article title: Seeking a Strategic Vision for Canada-China Relations. Contributors: Jiang, Wenran - Author. Journal title: International Journal. Volume: 64. Issue: 4 Publication date: Autumn 2009. Page number: 891+. © Canadian Institute of International Affairs Fall 1997. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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