Canada is naive in its response to corruption cases brought by China against Chinese expatriates and economic ties may be discouraging it from questioning Beijing’s motives, a Canadian immigration lawyer said in an interview.
Canada is believed to be home to about a quarter of 100 expatriates China is seeking under an operation called “Sky Net,” which aims to repatriate Chinese suspected of corruption. Some 5 percent of Canada’s population is of Chinese descent.
Last week, Canada’s ambassador to China, Guy Saint-Jacques, was quoted by China Daily as saying Ottawa was closely collaborating with Beijing on the issue and finalising an agreement to share assets transferred to Canada by Chinese fugitives.
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