Michael Kovrig


China sentences Canadian to death for drug related charges

A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death after being charged with manufacturing ketamine as tensions run high between the countries.

Sam Edwards

Chinese Embassy says the arrest of Kovrig and Spavor have nothing to do with the actions of Meng Wanzhou

The Chinese embassy in Ottawa denied claims that Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig are being held pending the release of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

Collin Jones

Trial date still unknown for Canadian prisoners detained in China for 564 days

New pressure has recently been put on the Liberal government to put an end to Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s extradition process and release her.

Sam Edwards

China implies that Meng's release could trigger Spavor and Kovrig's safe return home

A spokesman for China has suggested if Canada releases Meng back to China, they may release the two detained Canadians in return.

Quinn Patrick

BREAKING: Trudeau slams high-profile politicians calling for trade of Huawei CFO for Canadian prisoners in China

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavorwere detained and have been imprisoned since shortly after Canada's arrest of Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Senators demand Trudeau place sanctions on China for human rights violations

Senators are calling on Trudeau to sanction Chinese officials due to restricted freedoms in Hong Kong, its treatment of Muslims and the arrests of Canadians.

Sam Edwards

Central organizer for Communist Party in Canada celebrates detention of Canadians in China

The central organizer for the Communist Party of Canada has shown his support for the detention of two Canadians in a recent Twitter post.

Sam Edwards

BREAKING: Trudeau says he's 'disappointed' with Communist China's decision to charge two Canadians for spying

"We are of course, disappointed with the decision and the next step taken by the Chinese, in the case of the two Michaels, we offer all of our support and sympathies to the families," said Trudeau.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor charged with espionage by China

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have now spent 557 days in incarceration facilities and have now been charged with espionage by Chinese authorities.

Sam Edwards

O'Toole slams Trudeau government for handling of Canadians imprisoned by China

As of today the two men have been detained for 500 days. O’Toole attributes this continuing imprisonment to Trudeau's leadership.

Sam Edwards

WATCH: Tory MP blasts Liberals’ failure to save China detainees

Conservative MP Erin O’Toole released a video on Sunday calling out the Trudeau government for failing to save Canadians detained in China the past year.

Graeme Gordon