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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Canada and China. Now that the relationship is at its lowest ebb since 1970, Canada can neither decouple from this relationship nor take a ‘business-as-usual’ approach that ignores the new realities of China’s international behavior and domestic practices. The CIC has offered to host an article series commissioned by the China Policy Centre, in cooperation with the University of Alberta’s China Institute, and the support of Global Affairs Canada.