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Charles Burton said : “The PRC authorities’ statement of consequences of ’continuous harm’ to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The PRC authorities' statement of consequences of 'continuous harm' to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation," External link

ctvnews Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The PRC authorities' statement of consequences of 'continuous harm' to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation," External link

simcoe Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The PRC authorities’ statement of consequences of ‘continuous harm’ to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The PRC authorities' statement of consequences of 'continuous harm' to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation," External link

simcoe Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The PRC authorities’ statement of consequences of ‘continuous harm’ to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation,” External link

680news Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The PRC authorities' statement of consequences of 'continuous harm' to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation," External link

timescolonist Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton says : “China has a history of voicing displeasure through trade action. I don’t think there’s any doubt it’s doing that now,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton says : “China has a history of voicing displeasure through trade action. I don’t think there’s any doubt it’s doing that now,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Affairs Canada ) : “One would expect that the government of Canada would engage with the Chinese embassy about such a statement,” “It’s clearly an attempt to interfere with freedom of expression by a Canadian think tank and make allegations against the think tank that are clearly without basis whatsoever” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "I think that it is important that the fact of the matter should be laid bare so that we can avoid future incidents where Chinese misinformation leads to the loss of Canadian lives," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Michael Spavor ) : "The are likely under Chinese imprisonment and being [subjected] to what is common in Chinese imprisonment, which would be torture and interrogation and sensory deprivation, such as we know from consular reports ... has been the case with our own citizens, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "This doesn't just impact people inside China such as the Uighurs in Xinjiang, who are currently being subject to a program of cultural genocide that the Chinese government describes as reeducation, or other groups," "This impacts the whole global community in an increasingly globalized and internationalized world" External link

CBC Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "I think that it is important that the fact of the matter should be laid bare so that we can avoid future incidents where Chinese misinformation leads to the loss of Canadian lives," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Michael Spavor ) : "The are likely under Chinese imprisonment and being [subjected] to what is common in Chinese imprisonment, which would be torture and interrogation and sensory deprivation, such as we know from consular reports ... has been the case with our own citizens, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "This doesn't just impact people inside China such as the Uighurs in Xinjiang, who are currently being subject to a program of cultural genocide that the Chinese government describes as reeducation, or other groups," "This impacts the whole global community in an increasingly globalized and internationalized world" External link

CBC Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “In general, on the Chinese state's penetration into Canada, we don't have adequate laws comparable to other nations about the transfer of classified technologies to agents of the Chinese state,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “I think that’s a legitimate concern,” “They are going to be in very crowded conditions, the standard of hygiene is very low and clearly they’re going to be in a weakened state because of the constant interrogation and the lousy food” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 7, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “So many think tanks are recipients of People’s Republic of China-associated funding, and I think we need to demand much more transparency about where the money comes from,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The real bottom line is that the Chinese leadership got the affirmation of political legitimacy that they wanted from Canada,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “China is a gift giving culture. Any gift accepted creates reciprocal obligation in the recipient. So, I judge that China requesting medical aid from Canada could well lead to concessions in the negotiations over the release of Kovrig and Spavor,” External link

cknw Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “China is a gift giving culture. Any gift accepted creates reciprocal obligation in the recipient. So, I judge that China requesting medical aid from Canada could well lead to concessions in the negotiations over the release of Kovrig and Spavor,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “China is a gift giving culture. Any gift accepted creates reciprocal obligation in the recipient. So, I judge that China requesting medical aid from Canada could well lead to concessions in the negotiations over the release of Kovrig and Spavor,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "There is a cultural proclivity to identify these disasters with the failure of government," "And arguably, in this case, there's some basis for thinking that" External link

thespec Friday, February 7, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “There is a cultural proclivity to identify these disasters with the failure of government,” “And arguably, in this case, there’s some basis for thinking that” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 7, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “There is a cultural proclivity to identify these disasters with the failure of government,” “And arguably, in this case, there’s some basis for thinking that” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 7, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “I think it’s also distressing that some Canadian politicians, who should understand how our system works, would support the Chinese government’s perspective that Meng Wanzhou’s arrest is political,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, January 21, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It would also give tacit consent to the Chinese regime’s gross violations of the international norms of diplomacy and trade, and embolden the PRC government to subject Canada to more coercive outrages in future,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "We would regain the respect of the Chinese government if we showed some backbone," External link

thespec Tuesday, November 26, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “We would regain the respect of the Chinese government if we showed some backbone,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “We would regain the respect of the Chinese government if we showed some backbone,” External link

cknw Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “We would regain the respect of the Chinese government if we showed some backbone,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The assumption was that as China developed and became more integrated into the global economy, [it] would come into compliance with international norms of trade and diplomacy,” “That has proven not to be the case” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Yang ) : “My feeling is that the Chinese government wants Yang returned,” “And that’s why they’ve facilitated the matter in this way, which is not typical of their practice” External link

cknw Friday, August 30, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Yang ) : “My feeling is that the Chinese government wants Yang returned,” “And that’s why they’ve facilitated the matter in this way, which is not typical of their practice” External link

globalnews Friday, August 30, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton says : "I am the same now as I was when I was four," External link

bbc Friday, August 23, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton added : “I have not heard a single (prominent figure within the protests) speak up in favour of independence for Hong Kong,” External link

ottawacitizen Thursday, August 22, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The government of the People’s Republic of China appears to be sending a strong signal of severe dissatisfaction and disappointment with the Trudeau government in general,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, August 22, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton added : “I have not heard a single (prominent figure within the protests) speak up in favour of independence for Hong Kong,” External link

ottawacitizen Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton added : “I have not heard a single (prominent figure within the protests) speak up in favour of independence for Hong Kong,” External link

ottawacitizen Thursday, August 22, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton says : “I think that these kinds of threats have been quite effective in encouraging people to remain silent about their concerns in regards to China. It’s a highly organized campaign on the part of the Chinese regime in Canada, as in other countries,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “is fully committed to protecting them from the apparently permanent brain damage the Havana Syndrome causes,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton uvedl : "Ale je otázka, jestli mohou mít stoprocentní jistotu. Zkoumají miliony řádků kódu, software se aktualizuje, hardware dodaný k testům nemusí být tentýž, který se pak použije," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "Diana was fearless in her determination to get the Canadians in Beijing to safety," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "Diana was fearless in her determination to get the Canadians in Beijing to safety," External link

CBC Monday, June 10, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "Diana was fearless in her determination to get the Canadians in Beijing to safety," External link

CBC Monday, June 10, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

yorkpress Friday, June 7, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

worcesternews Friday, June 7, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

southwalesargus Friday, June 7, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

irishexaminer Friday, June 7, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

wandsworthguardian Friday, June 7, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

newsandstar Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

worcesternews Thursday, June 6, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "It's nice to take part to be here but it's very difficult as you remember the others who died" External link

msn-uk Thursday, June 6, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explained : “The Swiss government agreed to immediate access for Chinese goods and services, tariff-free in Switzerland, but the access of Swiss goods and services in China would be on a phased-in basis and would still maintain blacklist areas that don’t allow the Swiss goods and services to get a level playing field in that market,” External link

cknw Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explained : “I think the main message for Canada is that time and time again, the Chinese government is able to not fulfill their negotiated agreements in an honest way, and the advanced industrial nation really has no effective recourse against this because of the asymmetrical power relationship between the two countries,” External link

cknw Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “I think arguably the reason for Canada’s very large trade imbalance with China is because China has not been abiding by its commitment to the WTO,” External link

cknw Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explained : “The Swiss government agreed to immediate access for Chinese goods and services, tariff-free in Switzerland, but the access of Swiss goods and services in China would be on a phased-in basis and would still maintain blacklist areas that don’t allow the Swiss goods and services to get a level playing field in that market,” External link

globalnews Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explained : “I think the main message for Canada is that time and time again, the Chinese government is able to not fulfill their negotiated agreements in an honest way, and the advanced industrial nation really has no effective recourse against this because of the asymmetrical power relationship between the two countries,” External link

globalnews Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “I think arguably the reason for Canada’s very large trade imbalance with China is because China has not been abiding by its commitment to the WTO,” External link

globalnews Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton says : "Weeds in the canola, I think we can call that a spurious excuse," External link

Stuff Thursday, March 21, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Even if China continues to engage in retaliation,” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 9, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "She has, possibly, information about Huawei's connection to security and intelligence apparatus and in China that would be very damaging to China's interests if it became known," "Our farmers seem to be the collateral damage in a geo-strategic struggle between China and the west over intelligence and security matters" External link

CBC Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Even if China continues to engage in retaliation,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 4, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Even if China continues to engage in retaliation,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 4, 2019 9:17:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Even if China continues to engage in retaliation,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 4, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The nationalistic feeling can be genuine for some. Others feel obligated to engage in that kind of behaviour and support China's official perspectives if they want to return home," External link

thespec Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The nationalistic feeling can be genuine for some. Others feel obligated to engage in that kind of behaviour and support China's official perspectives if they want to return home," External link

thespec Tuesday, February 19, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The nationalistic feeling can be genuine for some. Others feel obligated to engage in that kind of behaviour and support China’s official perspectives if they want to return home,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, February 19, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “promote Canadian prosperity and to reduce our dependence on the United States,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:33:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “promote Canadian prosperity and to reduce our dependence on the United States,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Canada China Business Council ) : “Presumably his [speaking] program was at the behest of the government of Canada, especially since he was doing a tour and briefing the cabinet, so it does give the impression the government was trying to give out two messages,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 1, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

wsau Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

kualalumpurtimes Monday, January 28, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

dailysabah Monday, January 28, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

iran-daily Sunday, January 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, January 27, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

trendnews-az Sunday, January 27, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

hurriyetdailynews Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

AsiaOne Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

clickittefaq Sunday, January 27, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, January 27, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, January 27, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:40:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

themalaymailonline Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, January 27, 2019 4:41:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

trust Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:55:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

wsau Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “China’s domestic audience … have a lot of reservations about the nature of Chinese state power and the lack of justice in the courts, because the courts are under the direction … of the Chinese Communist Party,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, January 4, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Affairs Canada ) : “If Mr. Schellenberg is condemned to death, Canadians would be distressed as Canada abolished the death penalty completely many years ago,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, December 30, 2018 2:09:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Affairs Canada ) : “If Mr. Schellenberg is condemned to death, Canadians would be distressed as Canada abolished the death penalty completely many years ago,” External link

nytimes Saturday, December 29, 2018 7:58:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Mr. Schellenberg’s arrest in 2014 and subsequent court process starting in 2016 was not made public, so this is both unexpected and a cause for concern,” External link

nytimes Saturday, December 29, 2018 5:24:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I can’t help but determine (Kovrig’s arrest) in that way, because of the timing, and it seems to respond to Chinese government statements of serious consequences,” “My heart goes out to Mr. Kovrig in this time. I believe that he will be tortured in interrogation” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7:07:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I can’t help but determine (Kovrig’s arrest) in that way, because of the timing, and it seems to respond to Chinese government statements of serious consequences,” “My heart goes out to Mr. Kovrig in this time. I believe that he will be tortured in interrogation” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:38:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “She is someone that is very well connected to the Chinese senior elite,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:38:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explained : “According to Chinese law, citizens of the People’s Republic of China who are working in sensitive areas are obligated to respond to the requests from government to provide information that will be of use to the Chinese state,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 7, 2018 2:30:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “I do think that Mr. Trudeau is probably meeting a different Xi — a Xi who is much more confident and who is much more dismissive of accommodating the concerns of the West,” External link

680news Wednesday, December 6, 2017 2:36:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about China Institute ) : “Uncertainty over the US imposing tariff and non-tariff barriers on Canadian goods and services increases the pressure on Canada to proceed with free trade with China,” External link

scmp Sunday, December 3, 2017 4:13:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about North ) : "Strategically, North Korea perhaps hopes to engender some goodwill from Canada as tensions rise," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:54:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about North ) : "Strategically, North Korea perhaps hopes to engender some goodwill from Canada as tensions rise," External link

reuters-in Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:34:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "We can't wait to see him," External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:04:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about North ) : "Strategically, North Korea perhaps hopes to engender some goodwill from Canada as tensions rise," External link

smh Thursday, August 10, 2017 9:46:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about North ) : “Strategically, North Korea perhaps hopes to engender some goodwill from Canada as tensions rise,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:40:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about North ) : “Strategically, North Korea perhaps hopes to engender some goodwill from Canada as tensions rise,” External link

in-cyprus Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:53:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton told ( about Liberal Parti ) : “That is an agency of the Chinese Communist Party,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 2, 2016 1:57:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton told : “The fact that a significant portion of the funding is going to a statue of the Prime Minister’s father does raise some concerns,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 25, 2016 1:26:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Certainly, there is an overall strategy on the part of the government of China to try to gain influence [with] critical Canadian decision-makers. This kind of interaction clearly serves that purpose,” “It is part of an overall co-ordinated strategy to try to enhance influence here” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 25, 2016 1:26:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton souligné : «En Chine, c’est vraiment, vraiment difficile d’arriver à être riche sans avoir une relation forte de collaboration mutuellement bénéfique avec les dirigeants du Parti communiste chinois» External link

lactualite Monday, October 17, 2016 1:19:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Canada China Business Council ) : "In China, it's really very difficult to achieve great wealth unless you have a strongly collaborative, mutually beneficial relationship with the Chinese Communist Party's decision makers," External link

CBC Monday, October 17, 2016 12:19:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton souligné : «En Chine, c'est vraiment, vraiment difficile d'arriver à être riche sans avoir une relation forte de collaboration mutuellement bénéfique avec les dirigeants du Parti communiste chinois» External link

lapresse-CA Sunday, October 16, 2016 11:16:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Canada China Business Council ) : "In China, it's really very difficult to achieve great wealth unless you have a strongly collaborative, mutually beneficial relationship with the Chinese Communist Party's decision makers," External link

timescolonist Sunday, October 16, 2016 8:46:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton says : “From Mr. Trudeau’s point of view, he wants to get the prosperity out of a rising China, he sees it as inevitable to Canada’s future, and therefore he’s trying to satisfy Canadians’ concerns over human rights and environment, but this seems to be mostly superficial and lacking in substance,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 24, 2016 4:54:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “These issues which, last month, were an intractable barrier to free trade have somehow been resolved,” External link

nytimes Friday, September 23, 2016 6:14:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton says : "They see it as helping create an asymmetrical power relationship where China has more power," External link

CBC Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:11:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton says : "They see it as helping create an asymmetrical power relationship where China has more power," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 21, 2016 6:19:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton says : "They see it as helping create an asymmetrical power relationship where China has more power," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:28:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The Chinese government is just a very sophisticated actor with a lot of experience in dealing with Western governments and it seems we may not have been operating with the same degree of care and sophistication in our negotiations with them,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 20, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “We don’t have an extradition treaty with China for fairly clear reasons. The rules of evidence are not the same there. There are reports of death sentences for white-collar crime and pervasive evidence of torture and interrogation,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 20, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Practically speaking, if we started to send back quite a number of Chinese nationals to China that we had concerns about, I don’t think we really have the capacity to monitor all of them in prison,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 20, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "It's hard to proceed with free trade when Canada feels the Chinese aren't being straight with them," External link

cnbc Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:20:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "By supporting this institution that's primarily initiated by China indicates that we're trying to build trust that China will use this institution for the greater good in a liberal, internationalist way and not simply as a device to expand its geopolitical reach," External link

durhamregion Wednesday, August 31, 2016 4:41:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The legacy of Pierre Trudeau ... is an enormous boon for Justin Trudeau,” External link

scmp Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:41:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The legacy of Pierre Trudeau ... is an enormous boon for Justin Trudeau,” External link

scmp Monday, August 29, 2016 9:26:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explique : «nous pouvons aider les clients à comprendre ce qui est important et ce qui ne l'est pas» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT



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adviser4.63%EN09/22/201622/09/2016
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Names Lang Count
Charles BurtonEN83.10%
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Charles Burton said : “The PRC authorities’ statement of consequences of ’continuous harm’ to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The PRC authorities' statement of consequences of 'continuous harm' to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation," External link

ctvnews Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The PRC authorities' statement of consequences of 'continuous harm' to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation," External link

simcoe Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The PRC authorities’ statement of consequences of ‘continuous harm’ to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The PRC authorities' statement of consequences of 'continuous harm' to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation," External link

simcoe Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The PRC authorities’ statement of consequences of ‘continuous harm’ to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation,” External link

680news Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The PRC authorities' statement of consequences of 'continuous harm' to Canada if Ms. Meng is not returned to China forthwith suggests that there will be further retaliation," External link

timescolonist Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton says : “China has a history of voicing displeasure through trade action. I don’t think there’s any doubt it’s doing that now,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton says : “China has a history of voicing displeasure through trade action. I don’t think there’s any doubt it’s doing that now,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Affairs Canada ) : “One would expect that the government of Canada would engage with the Chinese embassy about such a statement,” “It’s clearly an attempt to interfere with freedom of expression by a Canadian think tank and make allegations against the think tank that are clearly without basis whatsoever” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "I think that it is important that the fact of the matter should be laid bare so that we can avoid future incidents where Chinese misinformation leads to the loss of Canadian lives," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Michael Spavor ) : "The are likely under Chinese imprisonment and being [subjected] to what is common in Chinese imprisonment, which would be torture and interrogation and sensory deprivation, such as we know from consular reports ... has been the case with our own citizens, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "This doesn't just impact people inside China such as the Uighurs in Xinjiang, who are currently being subject to a program of cultural genocide that the Chinese government describes as reeducation, or other groups," "This impacts the whole global community in an increasingly globalized and internationalized world" External link

CBC Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "I think that it is important that the fact of the matter should be laid bare so that we can avoid future incidents where Chinese misinformation leads to the loss of Canadian lives," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Michael Spavor ) : "The are likely under Chinese imprisonment and being [subjected] to what is common in Chinese imprisonment, which would be torture and interrogation and sensory deprivation, such as we know from consular reports ... has been the case with our own citizens, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "This doesn't just impact people inside China such as the Uighurs in Xinjiang, who are currently being subject to a program of cultural genocide that the Chinese government describes as reeducation, or other groups," "This impacts the whole global community in an increasingly globalized and internationalized world" External link

CBC Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “In general, on the Chinese state's penetration into Canada, we don't have adequate laws comparable to other nations about the transfer of classified technologies to agents of the Chinese state,” External link

tricitynews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “I think that’s a legitimate concern,” “They are going to be in very crowded conditions, the standard of hygiene is very low and clearly they’re going to be in a weakened state because of the constant interrogation and the lousy food” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, April 7, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “So many think tanks are recipients of People’s Republic of China-associated funding, and I think we need to demand much more transparency about where the money comes from,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The real bottom line is that the Chinese leadership got the affirmation of political legitimacy that they wanted from Canada,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “China is a gift giving culture. Any gift accepted creates reciprocal obligation in the recipient. So, I judge that China requesting medical aid from Canada could well lead to concessions in the negotiations over the release of Kovrig and Spavor,” External link

cknw Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “China is a gift giving culture. Any gift accepted creates reciprocal obligation in the recipient. So, I judge that China requesting medical aid from Canada could well lead to concessions in the negotiations over the release of Kovrig and Spavor,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “China is a gift giving culture. Any gift accepted creates reciprocal obligation in the recipient. So, I judge that China requesting medical aid from Canada could well lead to concessions in the negotiations over the release of Kovrig and Spavor,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "There is a cultural proclivity to identify these disasters with the failure of government," "And arguably, in this case, there's some basis for thinking that" External link

thespec Friday, February 7, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “There is a cultural proclivity to identify these disasters with the failure of government,” “And arguably, in this case, there’s some basis for thinking that” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 7, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “There is a cultural proclivity to identify these disasters with the failure of government,” “And arguably, in this case, there’s some basis for thinking that” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 7, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “I think it’s also distressing that some Canadian politicians, who should understand how our system works, would support the Chinese government’s perspective that Meng Wanzhou’s arrest is political,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, January 21, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It would also give tacit consent to the Chinese regime’s gross violations of the international norms of diplomacy and trade, and embolden the PRC government to subject Canada to more coercive outrages in future,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "We would regain the respect of the Chinese government if we showed some backbone," External link

thespec Tuesday, November 26, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “We would regain the respect of the Chinese government if we showed some backbone,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “We would regain the respect of the Chinese government if we showed some backbone,” External link

cknw Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “We would regain the respect of the Chinese government if we showed some backbone,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The assumption was that as China developed and became more integrated into the global economy, [it] would come into compliance with international norms of trade and diplomacy,” “That has proven not to be the case” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Yang ) : “My feeling is that the Chinese government wants Yang returned,” “And that’s why they’ve facilitated the matter in this way, which is not typical of their practice” External link

cknw Friday, August 30, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Yang ) : “My feeling is that the Chinese government wants Yang returned,” “And that’s why they’ve facilitated the matter in this way, which is not typical of their practice” External link

globalnews Friday, August 30, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton says : "I am the same now as I was when I was four," External link

bbc Friday, August 23, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton added : “I have not heard a single (prominent figure within the protests) speak up in favour of independence for Hong Kong,” External link

ottawacitizen Thursday, August 22, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The government of the People’s Republic of China appears to be sending a strong signal of severe dissatisfaction and disappointment with the Trudeau government in general,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, August 22, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton added : “I have not heard a single (prominent figure within the protests) speak up in favour of independence for Hong Kong,” External link

ottawacitizen Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton added : “I have not heard a single (prominent figure within the protests) speak up in favour of independence for Hong Kong,” External link

ottawacitizen Thursday, August 22, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton says : “I think that these kinds of threats have been quite effective in encouraging people to remain silent about their concerns in regards to China. It’s a highly organized campaign on the part of the Chinese regime in Canada, as in other countries,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “is fully committed to protecting them from the apparently permanent brain damage the Havana Syndrome causes,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton uvedl : "Ale je otázka, jestli mohou mít stoprocentní jistotu. Zkoumají miliony řádků kódu, software se aktualizuje, hardware dodaný k testům nemusí být tentýž, který se pak použije," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "Diana was fearless in her determination to get the Canadians in Beijing to safety," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "Diana was fearless in her determination to get the Canadians in Beijing to safety," External link

CBC Monday, June 10, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "Diana was fearless in her determination to get the Canadians in Beijing to safety," External link

CBC Monday, June 10, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

yorkpress Friday, June 7, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

worcesternews Friday, June 7, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

southwalesargus Friday, June 7, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

irishexaminer Friday, June 7, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

wandsworthguardian Friday, June 7, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

newsandstar Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “It’s nice to take part to be here but it’s very difficult as you remember the others who died” External link

worcesternews Thursday, June 6, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "It's nice to take part to be here but it's very difficult as you remember the others who died" External link

msn-uk Thursday, June 6, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explained : “The Swiss government agreed to immediate access for Chinese goods and services, tariff-free in Switzerland, but the access of Swiss goods and services in China would be on a phased-in basis and would still maintain blacklist areas that don’t allow the Swiss goods and services to get a level playing field in that market,” External link

cknw Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explained : “I think the main message for Canada is that time and time again, the Chinese government is able to not fulfill their negotiated agreements in an honest way, and the advanced industrial nation really has no effective recourse against this because of the asymmetrical power relationship between the two countries,” External link

cknw Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “I think arguably the reason for Canada’s very large trade imbalance with China is because China has not been abiding by its commitment to the WTO,” External link

cknw Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explained : “The Swiss government agreed to immediate access for Chinese goods and services, tariff-free in Switzerland, but the access of Swiss goods and services in China would be on a phased-in basis and would still maintain blacklist areas that don’t allow the Swiss goods and services to get a level playing field in that market,” External link

globalnews Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explained : “I think the main message for Canada is that time and time again, the Chinese government is able to not fulfill their negotiated agreements in an honest way, and the advanced industrial nation really has no effective recourse against this because of the asymmetrical power relationship between the two countries,” External link

globalnews Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “I think arguably the reason for Canada’s very large trade imbalance with China is because China has not been abiding by its commitment to the WTO,” External link

globalnews Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:29:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton says : "Weeds in the canola, I think we can call that a spurious excuse," External link

Stuff Thursday, March 21, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Even if China continues to engage in retaliation,” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 9, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "She has, possibly, information about Huawei's connection to security and intelligence apparatus and in China that would be very damaging to China's interests if it became known," "Our farmers seem to be the collateral damage in a geo-strategic struggle between China and the west over intelligence and security matters" External link

CBC Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Even if China continues to engage in retaliation,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 4, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Even if China continues to engage in retaliation,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 4, 2019 9:17:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Even if China continues to engage in retaliation,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 4, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The nationalistic feeling can be genuine for some. Others feel obligated to engage in that kind of behaviour and support China's official perspectives if they want to return home," External link

thespec Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "The nationalistic feeling can be genuine for some. Others feel obligated to engage in that kind of behaviour and support China's official perspectives if they want to return home," External link

thespec Tuesday, February 19, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The nationalistic feeling can be genuine for some. Others feel obligated to engage in that kind of behaviour and support China’s official perspectives if they want to return home,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, February 19, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “promote Canadian prosperity and to reduce our dependence on the United States,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:33:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “promote Canadian prosperity and to reduce our dependence on the United States,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Canada China Business Council ) : “Presumably his [speaking] program was at the behest of the government of Canada, especially since he was doing a tour and briefing the cabinet, so it does give the impression the government was trying to give out two messages,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 1, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

wsau Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

kualalumpurtimes Monday, January 28, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

dailysabah Monday, January 28, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

iran-daily Sunday, January 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, January 27, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

trendnews-az Sunday, January 27, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

hurriyetdailynews Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

AsiaOne Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

clickittefaq Sunday, January 27, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, January 27, 2019 8:31:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, January 27, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:40:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go,” External link

themalaymailonline Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, January 27, 2019 4:41:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

trust Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:55:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "He really made it untenable for the prime minister to sustain him (in his post) for any length of time and he had to go," External link

wsau Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “China’s domestic audience … have a lot of reservations about the nature of Chinese state power and the lack of justice in the courts, because the courts are under the direction … of the Chinese Communist Party,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, January 4, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Affairs Canada ) : “If Mr. Schellenberg is condemned to death, Canadians would be distressed as Canada abolished the death penalty completely many years ago,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, December 30, 2018 2:09:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Affairs Canada ) : “If Mr. Schellenberg is condemned to death, Canadians would be distressed as Canada abolished the death penalty completely many years ago,” External link

nytimes Saturday, December 29, 2018 7:58:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Mr. Schellenberg’s arrest in 2014 and subsequent court process starting in 2016 was not made public, so this is both unexpected and a cause for concern,” External link

nytimes Saturday, December 29, 2018 5:24:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I can’t help but determine (Kovrig’s arrest) in that way, because of the timing, and it seems to respond to Chinese government statements of serious consequences,” “My heart goes out to Mr. Kovrig in this time. I believe that he will be tortured in interrogation” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7:07:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “I can’t help but determine (Kovrig’s arrest) in that way, because of the timing, and it seems to respond to Chinese government statements of serious consequences,” “My heart goes out to Mr. Kovrig in this time. I believe that he will be tortured in interrogation” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:38:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about François Bissonnette ) : “She is someone that is very well connected to the Chinese senior elite,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:38:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explained : “According to Chinese law, citizens of the People’s Republic of China who are working in sensitive areas are obligated to respond to the requests from government to provide information that will be of use to the Chinese state,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 7, 2018 2:30:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “I do think that Mr. Trudeau is probably meeting a different Xi — a Xi who is much more confident and who is much more dismissive of accommodating the concerns of the West,” External link

680news Wednesday, December 6, 2017 2:36:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about China Institute ) : “Uncertainty over the US imposing tariff and non-tariff barriers on Canadian goods and services increases the pressure on Canada to proceed with free trade with China,” External link

scmp Sunday, December 3, 2017 4:13:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about North ) : "Strategically, North Korea perhaps hopes to engender some goodwill from Canada as tensions rise," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:54:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about North ) : "Strategically, North Korea perhaps hopes to engender some goodwill from Canada as tensions rise," External link

reuters-in Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:34:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "We can't wait to see him," External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:04:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about North ) : "Strategically, North Korea perhaps hopes to engender some goodwill from Canada as tensions rise," External link

smh Thursday, August 10, 2017 9:46:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about North ) : “Strategically, North Korea perhaps hopes to engender some goodwill from Canada as tensions rise,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:40:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about North ) : “Strategically, North Korea perhaps hopes to engender some goodwill from Canada as tensions rise,” External link

in-cyprus Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:53:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton told ( about Liberal Parti ) : “That is an agency of the Chinese Communist Party,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 2, 2016 1:57:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton told : “The fact that a significant portion of the funding is going to a statue of the Prime Minister’s father does raise some concerns,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 25, 2016 1:26:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Certainly, there is an overall strategy on the part of the government of China to try to gain influence [with] critical Canadian decision-makers. This kind of interaction clearly serves that purpose,” “It is part of an overall co-ordinated strategy to try to enhance influence here” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 25, 2016 1:26:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton souligné : «En Chine, c’est vraiment, vraiment difficile d’arriver à être riche sans avoir une relation forte de collaboration mutuellement bénéfique avec les dirigeants du Parti communiste chinois» External link

lactualite Monday, October 17, 2016 1:19:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Canada China Business Council ) : "In China, it's really very difficult to achieve great wealth unless you have a strongly collaborative, mutually beneficial relationship with the Chinese Communist Party's decision makers," External link

CBC Monday, October 17, 2016 12:19:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton souligné : «En Chine, c'est vraiment, vraiment difficile d'arriver à être riche sans avoir une relation forte de collaboration mutuellement bénéfique avec les dirigeants du Parti communiste chinois» External link

lapresse-CA Sunday, October 16, 2016 11:16:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said ( about Canada China Business Council ) : "In China, it's really very difficult to achieve great wealth unless you have a strongly collaborative, mutually beneficial relationship with the Chinese Communist Party's decision makers," External link

timescolonist Sunday, October 16, 2016 8:46:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton says : “From Mr. Trudeau’s point of view, he wants to get the prosperity out of a rising China, he sees it as inevitable to Canada’s future, and therefore he’s trying to satisfy Canadians’ concerns over human rights and environment, but this seems to be mostly superficial and lacking in substance,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 24, 2016 4:54:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “These issues which, last month, were an intractable barrier to free trade have somehow been resolved,” External link

nytimes Friday, September 23, 2016 6:14:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton says : "They see it as helping create an asymmetrical power relationship where China has more power," External link

CBC Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:11:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton says : "They see it as helping create an asymmetrical power relationship where China has more power," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 21, 2016 6:19:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton says : "They see it as helping create an asymmetrical power relationship where China has more power," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:28:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The Chinese government is just a very sophisticated actor with a lot of experience in dealing with Western governments and it seems we may not have been operating with the same degree of care and sophistication in our negotiations with them,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 20, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “We don’t have an extradition treaty with China for fairly clear reasons. The rules of evidence are not the same there. There are reports of death sentences for white-collar crime and pervasive evidence of torture and interrogation,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 20, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “Practically speaking, if we started to send back quite a number of Chinese nationals to China that we had concerns about, I don’t think we really have the capacity to monitor all of them in prison,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 20, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : "It's hard to proceed with free trade when Canada feels the Chinese aren't being straight with them," External link

cnbc Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:20:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : "By supporting this institution that's primarily initiated by China indicates that we're trying to build trust that China will use this institution for the greater good in a liberal, internationalist way and not simply as a device to expand its geopolitical reach," External link

durhamregion Wednesday, August 31, 2016 4:41:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The legacy of Pierre Trudeau ... is an enormous boon for Justin Trudeau,” External link

scmp Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:41:00 AM EAT

Charles Burton said : “The legacy of Pierre Trudeau ... is an enormous boon for Justin Trudeau,” External link

scmp Monday, August 29, 2016 9:26:00 PM EAT

Charles Burton explique : «nous pouvons aider les clients à comprendre ce qui est important et ce qui ne l'est pas» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT



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professor11.11%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
diplomate canadien4.63%FR09/01/201601/09/2016
ancien diplomate canadien4.63%FR09/01/201601/09/2016
former counsellor3.70%EN08/30/201630/08/2016
explorer3.70%EN07/16/201616/07/2016
directeur général4.63%FR06/29/201629/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Charles BurtonEN83.10%
Charles BurtonFR16.90%


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