Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay will be speaking at the first formal hearing on China of the Canadian House of Commons Special Committee on Canada-China Relations (CACN) on Thursday, August 6, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Ontario local time) Watch here
Sikyong who is officially invited as the first speaker to the committee’s hearing will be joined by former Ambassador of Canada to the People’s Republic of China, David Mulroney.
Established amidst the worsening bilateral relations between Canada-China, the special Canadian parliamentary committee is mandated to examine and review all aspects of the Canada–China relationship, including, but not limited to, consular, economic, legal, security and diplomatic relations. Canada-China ties have been strained since a year ago by diplomatic and trade disputes.
The committee is chaired by Hon MP Geoff Regan, Liberal party and MP Dan Albas, Conservative MP Stéphane Bergeron, Bloc Québécois and MP Jack Harris of New Democratic Party as its vice-chairs.
Its members include MP Leona Alleslev, MP Emmanuel Dubourg, MP Peter Fragiskatos, MP Garnett Genuis, MP Robert Oliphant, MP John Williamson, MP Jean Yip and MP Lenore Zann.