The disparity in power between Canada and China has led some observers to comment that “we need China – and China doesn’t need us” or that we were only “a flea sitting on China’s shoulder.” The suggestion is that there’s little the Canadian government can or should do in response to Chinese economic coercion.

Yet, as a new MLI report by Munk Senior Fellow Duanjie Chen makes clear, Canadians must reject the view that China has all the economic power and Canada has none. Check out this new MLI infographic to learn more, or read the full report here.

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