Stephen Harper's approach to China is inadequate and inconsistent, PM's former foreign policy adviser says - 2015-03-04

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F0.png Stephen Harper's approach to China is inadequate and inconsistent, PM's former foreign policy adviser says March 4, 2015, Postmedia News, National Post

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper's former top foreign policy adviser has published a scathing critique of the Conservative government's handling of relations with China.

David Mulroney, Canada's ambassador to China from 2009 to 2012, says Canada should boost its economic and diplomatic ties with China and even reinforce its naval presence off the west coast to show its serious about being a player in the region.

But Harper has failed to show adequate leadership and has been wildly inconsistent, with periods of estrangement and hostility followed by flurries of activity to try to woo Beijing, according to the ex-diplomat.

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{{cite news | title = Stephen Harper's approach to China is inadequate and inconsistent, PM's former foreign policy adviser says | url = https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/china-canada-foreign-policy-critique-david-mulroney | work = Postmedia News | publisher = National Post | date = March 4, 2015 | accessdate = June 3, 2019 }}