Canada-China Relations After Meng


October 4, 2021

In this episode of The Global Exchange, Colin Robertson speaks to Deanna Horton, Rob Wright, and Gordon Houlden about Canada-China relations now that the two Michaels have been released

Participant Biographies:

  • Deanna Horton is a Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, focusing on interactive mapping projects and related research. Ms. Horton is a Distinguished Fellow at the Asia-Pacific Foundation, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Ontario Museum, the International Women’s Forum, and Quadrangle Society of Massey College. 
  • Professor Gordon Houlden is Director Emeritus of the China Institute, Professor of Political Science and Adjunct Professor of the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the National Institute for South China Sea Studies. He was born in Calgary, Alberta, and attended the University of Calgary where he received his B.A., and subsequently did graduate work at Carleton University in Ottawa, and at the University Nacional in Lima, Peru.
  • Rob Wright served as Canadian Ambassador to China from 2005-2009. He served as Ambassador to Japan from 2001-2005. He has also served as a Director of Export Development Canada (EDC), Chairman of the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) and Commissioner of the Northern Pipeline Agency. During his appointment in China he was concurrently accredited as Canadian Ambassador to Mongolia. He retired from public service in 2009. In addition to enjoying retirement, he writes, lectures and consults on Canada’s relations with China and Japan and on Canada’s foreign and trade policies.

Host Biography:

  • Colin Robertson is a former diplomat, and Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.


Showing 1 reaction

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.

Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Suite 2720, 700–9th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 3V4


Calgary Office Phone: (587) 574-4757


Canadian Global Affairs Institute
8 York Street, 2nd Floor
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 5S6


Ottawa Office Phone: (613) 288-2529
Email: [email protected]


Making sense of our complex world.
Déchiffrer la complexité de notre monde.


©2002-2024 Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Charitable Registration No. 87982 7913 RR0001


Sign in with Facebook | Sign in with Twitter | Sign in with Email