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China formally arrests Canadian ex-diplomat and businessman

The men are first accused of activities that "endanger China's security" – a phrase often use by Beijing when alleging espionage.

Trudeau ‘concerned’ as China suspects Canadian of spying

Trudeau reiterated that Canada considers China to have arbitrarily detained both Kovrig and Spavor.

China accuses detained Canadian of stealing state secrets

China has accused Canadian citizen Michael Kovrig of 'stealing and spying on sensitive Chinese information and intelligence via a contact in China'.

Canadian officials make third visit to citizen detained in China

The visit is the first since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired Canada's ambassador to Beijing a week ago for remarks he made about the case of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou.

China says detained Canadians ‘without a doubt’ violated the law

The Chinese government has only given vague details about the detention of the two Canadians.

Social media activity of Canadian detained in China raises questions

Spavor was also shown as being on Facebook and Instagram in late December, after his arrest.

Third Canadian detained in China

Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were both detained on December 10.

China probes Canadian on suspicion of ‘harming’ national security

Spavor is suspected of 'engaging in activities that harm China's national security'.

Ottawa says 2nd Canadian questioned in China now ‘missing’

The arrest and disappearance of 2 Canadian nationals came more than a week after Ottawa infuriated Beijing by arresting Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, at Washington's request.