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CBC: NDP questions Trudeau’s response to Venezuela crisis

“This is not about the US. This is a story about Venezuela, Venezuelans have been taking to the streets time after time under Maduro because they want to be able to choose their government”, Ben Rowswell on Power & Politics

CTV: Canada won’t stop extradition process

The U.S. confirmed it will ask Canada to extradite Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou. Ben Rowswell told the CTV News what we can watch for on the diplomatic side as this progresses.

MLI: Policy Maker of the Year: Chrystia Freeland

Ben Rowswell, Canada’s ambassador to Venezuela when the country’s democratic wheels came off, gives Chrystia Freeland credit for the directness of her approach. She was “one of the first world leaders to call a spade a spade in Venezuela.”

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