Canadian politicians voice support for closer ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple Canadian politicians and the Taiwanese envoy to Canada have voiced support for closer Taiwan-Canadian ties in an article published in Ottawa-based paper The Hill ...

Canada should increase engagement with Taiwan: Vancouver TECO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Canada looks to expand into Asia-Pacific markets, Ottawa should consider expanding engagement with Taiwan, according to an op-ed by Andy Kang-I Chen (陳剛毅), director gen...

University of British Columbia to fix listing for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a protest by Taiwan's government, Canada's University of British Columbia (UBC) has said it will use the correct designation for Taiwan in the futur...

Taiwanese users of Ashley Madison swell by 70% after adultery ruling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New accounts on Ashley Madison soared by 70 percent less than two weeks after adultery was decriminalized in Taiwan last month, primarily among women. On May 29, Taiwan...

Air Canada grounds Taipei flights until March 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air Canada is planning on extending the suspension of its Taipei - Vancouver route until late March of next year due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Earli...

Canadian Conservative Party members sign letter supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Forty members of the Canadian Conservative Party signed a letter delivered to Minister of Foreign Affairs Francois-Philippe Champagne on Wednesday (May 6), calling on the ...

Canada foreign minister avoids thanking Taiwan for 500,000 masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In apparent deference to Beijing, Canada's foreign minister on Thursday (May 7) twice avoided mentioning Taiwan's name when asked to thank the country for donating...

Taiwan donates 500,000 medical masks to Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday (April 28) that it had delivered 500,000 medical masks to Canada on April 22, and the Canadian Trade O...

China throws tantrum over former Canadian PM's visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China complained on Monday (Oct. 14) about a visit former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper made to Taiwan last week. On Oct. 8, Harper joined a delegation of for...

Canadian officials back Taiwan's participation in WHA

A member of the Canadian Parliament voiced support Sunday for Taiwan's participation in the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva. "Taiwan's meaningful participation in intern...

57 international scholars sign open letter urging Canadian PM to reconsider Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 57 international Taiwan studies scholars have signed an open letter supporting the Canadian government’s management of its current China dispute. The letter was p...

The time is right for Canada to switch diplomatic recognition from Communist China to Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- It is not often that a country’s ambassadorial changes make headlines around the world. However, the revelation on Jan. 27 that Canada had effectively sacked its Chine...

Canadian expert recommends improving relations with Taiwan to counter China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Canada could respond to the escalating dispute with China by immediately expelling its ambassador and by improving relations with Taiwan, the head of a Canadian think tank wrote...

Taiwanese blogger, plastic surgeon husband flee to Canada to evade fraud charges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Famous Taiwanese blogger Su Chen Tuan (蘇陳端), her cosmetic surgeon husband, and father-in-law have been charged with fraud and have fled to Canada where they are seeking "r...

Conflict between China and Canada likely to escalate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Media analysts as well as Chinese propagandists are forecasting stormy relations between Canada and China as the saga of Meng Wanzhou, the CFO and “Princess of Huawei,&rd...