Treatment of the Two Michaels reveals Canada’s lack of leverage in Beijing: Brett Byers and Charles Burton for Global News

Canada’s naïveté toward China has left us impotent and rudderless in the face of Beijing’s aggression. What is desperately needed is for Ottawa to finally acknowledge that China is a clear threat that we must be prepared to stand against, write Charles Burton and Brett Byers in Global News. Below is an excerpt from the… Continue reading Treatment of the Two Michaels reveals Canada’s lack of leverage in Beijing: Brett Byers and Charles Burton for Global News

Ep. 58 – Canada and the Indo-Pacific with Jonathan Berkshire Miller and Brett Byers

Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Pod Bless Canada · Ep. 58 – Canada and the Indo-Pacific with Jonathan Berkshire Miller and Brett Byers In an effort to improve Canada’s approach to the Indo-Pacific region, the Macdonald-Laurier Institute has launched a dedicated “Canada and the Indo-Pacific Initiative.” To discuss this important new project, MLI Communications Manager Brett Byers was… Continue reading Ep. 58 – Canada and the Indo-Pacific with Jonathan Berkshire Miller and Brett Byers

If Australia can shun China, Canada should, too: Brett Byers and Shuvaloy Majumdar in iPolitics

2020 marks a decisive end to an unmitigated fantasy of China as an economic partner. Canada could occupy a strategically advantageous position, but this would require politicians in Ottawa to discover a fortitude that has thus far escaped them, write Brett Byers and Shuvaloy Majumdar. Below is an excerpt from the article, which can be read… Continue reading If Australia can shun China, Canada should, too: Brett Byers and Shuvaloy Majumdar in iPolitics

Holding China to Account for the COVID-19 Coverup: Charles Burton and Brett Byers for Inside Policy

There are plenty of actions that Canada should be taking immediately, in coordination with our allies and partners, in direct response to China’s lethal COVID-19 coverup, write Charles Burton and Brett Byers.  By Charles Burton and Brett Byers, May 26, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, it is clear that it has already… Continue reading Holding China to Account for the COVID-19 Coverup: Charles Burton and Brett Byers for Inside Policy