A timeline of Harper government-Chinese relations

Nov 10, 2014 | International, News, Politics

 

Canadian Prime Minister shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of the 2014 APEC summit in Beijing.

Canadian Prime Minister shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of the 2014 APEC summit in Beijing.

By Adriana Zhang

As Prime Minister Stephen Harper wraps up his third visit to China, he leaves with a number of signed commercial and trade deals with China worth over $2 billion CAD.

These agreements have met some criticism as Harper historically held strong disapproval of China’s approach towards human rights issues.

Humber News takes a look at some milestones of the Harper-government bi-lateral relations with China over the years.