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Mark Collins – With Serious Chicom Links: “Influential Chinese-Canadians paying to attend private fundraisers with Trudeau”

5 Dec

Further to the end of an earlier post, … Chinese business leaders laud ‘golden era’ for Canadian relations Canada, China at dawn of golden decade [at Chicom mouthpiece, Global Times] Oh, that…

Source: Mark Collins – With Serious Chicom Links: “Influential Chinese-Canadians paying to attend private fundraisers with Trudeau”

Mark Collins – Canada’s Surging Immigration from Asia

31 Oct

A tweet: Lots more at StatsCan. Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds

Source: Mark Collins – Canada’s Surging Immigration from Asia

Mark Collins – Let’s Not Be Beastly to an Afghan-Canadian Cabinet Minister

27 Sep

A retired senior Canadian diplomat makes a heart-felt case: Monsef’s place of birth shouldn’t have ‘serious consequences’ Ferry de Kerckhove is a Former high commissioner of Canada to Pakistan [now…

Source: Mark Collins – Let’s Not Be Beastly to an Afghan-Canadian Cabinet Minister

Mark Collins – NJ/NY Bombings: How a Young Afghan-American Turned to Jihad

26 Sep

Ahmad Rahami’s sad story of a terrible inability to reconcile a clash of cultures–excellent in-depth reporting at the NY Times: Journey From Class Clown to Suspect in Chelsea Bombing If…

Source: Mark Collins – NJ/NY Bombings: How a Young Afghan-American Turned to Jihad

Mark Collins – Top Dragon’s Anti-Corruption Drive, Chicom Spooks in Canada Section

21 Sep

1) Quite the Globe and Mail scoop plus more good journalism below–one wonders furiously who the “insider” leaker is (and note at end of this post the paper’s courage in prin…

Source: Mark Collins – Top Dragon’s Anti-Corruption Drive, Chicom Spooks in Canada Section

Mark Collins – Michael Ignatieff on Liberal (small “l”) Dreams and Central European Realities

19 Sep

Some honest realism from a failed Canadian politician still hard at trying to make a positive difference: Michael Ignatieff’s journey from politician to academic freedom fighter Michael Ignatieff […

Source: Mark Collins – Michael Ignatieff on Liberal (small “l”) Dreams and Central European Realities

Mark Collins – NY Times Notices: Dragon Devouring Canadian Chinese Media

29 Aug

Further to these posts, The Dragon’s Grasp on Canadian Chinese-Language Press… The Dragon vs the Press: Covert (Canada); Overt (Hong Kong) The Dragon’s Squelching Foreign Criticism, Kowtow Se…

Source: Mark Collins – NY Times Notices: Dragon Devouring Canadian Chinese Media