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Majority of Canadians for banning Chinese investment in telecom amid Huawei row

telecom | 02/01/2019 3:57 pm EST

A strong majority of Canadians say the country should ban Chinese investment in “sensitive industries” like telecommunications, according to a new poll by the Angus Reid Institute that focuses on the diplomatic spat stirred up between Canada and China over the arrest of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd CFO Meng Wanzhou and detention of Canadians in China. About 70 per cent of Canadians polled online said China shouldn’t be allowed to invest in Canada’s telecom or finance industries, while...

US files charges against Huawei in two cases

telecom | 01/28/2019 6:49 pm EST

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a highly-anticipated criminal case against Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. Monday, issuing a spate of charges against the company, two affiliates and its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, along with several other unnamed individuals -- and followed that up with a second equally-staggering case in another U.S. district court. One unsealed indictment makes public 13 charges filed against the global telecom giant and Meng, including allegations of bank and wire fraud stemming from millions of dollars in transactions that violated sanctions against Iran....

House of Commons could face Huawei debate next week

telecom | 01/25/2019 2:26 pm EST

The Official Opposition may be gearing up to force a debate and vote in the House of Commons on a motion...

Huawei 5G ban likely ‘manageable’ for telecoms: analyst

telecom | 12/14/2018 4:38 pm EST

A ban on technology from Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. in Canada’s...

Huawei CFO’s arrest renews political criticisms about 5G access

telecom | 12/06/2018 6:51 pm EST

The Opposition Conservatives are re-upping calls for a ban on Huawei...

China protests arrest of Huawei CFO in Canada

telecom | 12/06/2018 1:28 pm EST

The Chinese embassy in Canada is demanding the release of telecom Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.’s chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou (Sabrina Meng), who was arrested in Canada last weekend and faces extradition to the U.S....