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Trump just unveiled the new trade world order. Canada not included.

Canada has been relegated to third-wheel status and now depends on Trump’s graces.


How a federal agency helps finance some of the world’s most corrupt regimes

Export Development Canada has perfected the art of lending billions of taxpayer dollars to scandal-ridden foreign buyers. But its transparency could use some work. Patricia Adams of Probe International shares her experience with EDC “disclosure”.

Rights lawyer Xie Yang’s trial postponed

The trial of Chinese rights lawyer, Xie Yang, who is facing charges for inciting subversion and disrupting court order, was postponed this week after a crowd of supporters, including diplomats, gathered outside the courtroom. China Digital Times reports on Xie’s case – a case which drew international attention after Xie’s account of torture was circulated via worldwide news outlets.