Chinese state media urges Canada to defy U.S., free Huawei executive 12:16am EST

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Canada should distance itself from U.S. "hegemonism" and grant unconditional freedom to Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of China's Huawei detained in Vancouver on Washington's request, state-owned tabloid Global Times said in a Thursday editorial.  Full Article

China says second Canadian being probed for harming state security 1:42am EST 

BEIJING (Reuters) - Canadian businessman Michael Spavor, who worked with North Korea, is being investigated on suspicion of harming China's state security, officials said, days after a former Canadian diplomat was detained in China in an escalating diplomatic row.  Full Article  

Canada warns U.S. not to politicize extradition cases Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday warned the United States not to politicize extradition cases, a day after President Donald Trump said he could intervene in the affair of a Chinese executive detained in Canada at Washington's request.  Full Article