The U.S. extradites a Canadian citizen on terror charges, Canada debates its relationship to China and other Canadian national security news.
Preston Lim is a first-year student at Yale Law School. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton and a Master’s in Global Affairs from Tsinghua University, where he studied as a Schwarzman Scholar.
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On Sept. 13, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)—Canada’s national police service—arrested Cameron Ortis, formerly the director-general of the service’s National Intelligence Coordination Center. Ortis was one of the RCMP’s top civilian officials.
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The next Canadian federal election, which will largely pit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party against Andrew Scheer’s Conservative Party, is set to take place on Oct. 21.
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On Aug. 12, the Trump administration announced a delay in plans to impose new tariffs on Chinese imports. President Trump had previously said that starting on Sept. 1, the United States would issue a “small additional tariff of 10 percent on the remaining 300 Billion Dollars of goods and products coming from China into our country.” Combined with the 25 percent tariffs that the U.S.