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Taiwan president awarded John McCain Prize despite 'poking Chinese bear' fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was bestowed the John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service by the Halifax International Security Forum (HFX) on Tuesday (Ma...

Canada's trade minister praises virtual meeting with Taiwan's economics minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canadian International Trade Minister Mary Ng (伍鳳儀) on Thursday (March 11) tweeted her appreciation for a virtual meeting with Taiwanese Economics Minister Wang Mei-hua (王...

Canadian magazine calls on Ottawa to increase support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The online magazine Open Canada on Monday (Jan. 25) published an article calling on Ottawa to do more to support Taiwan on the international stage. In the article, titl...

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 ...

Toronto TECO director calls for Taiwan support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Director-General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Toronto, Catherine Hsu (徐詠梅) on Friday (Sept. 25) submitted a short article to the Toronto Sun in...

Taiwan envoy urges Canadian government to pursue stronger ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative in Canada, Winston Chen (陳文儀), expressed hope that the Canadian government will model the U.S. and send cabinet-level officials to Taiwan in pu...

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 shares experience in fighting coronavirus with US, Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In a video conference held on Wednesday morning (May 6), Taiwan shared its approach to tackling the coronavirus (COVID-19) with officials from local governments in the U.S. and ...

Taiwan envoy to Canada urges Ottawa to pursue closer ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s official representative in Canada, Winston Chen (陳文儀), has been busy in Ottawa promoting increased Taiwanese-Canadian ties. As diplomatic relations between ...

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...

Canada signals interest in investment protection deal with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Canadian government has for the first time publicly declared its interest in negotiating an investment protection agreement with Taiwan, reported CNA. Canadian Fore...

Taiwan’s UN participation aligned to Canada’s goals: Fmr Sec. of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the day before the beginning of the 73rd session of the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly, Canada's The Hill Times published a special article calling on the C...

Taiwan, Canada should deepen security cooperation: Canadian academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former senior Canadian military official and academic, Eric Lerhe called for the Canadian government to review its strategic cooperation with Taiwan, and to loosen its tie...