Chinese communities in Vancouver tell public safety minister about intimidation by foreign powers and proxies

Federal Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says Chinese community members in Vancouver have told him of  “intimidation, harassment and abuse” linked to foreign governments or their proxies.

Mendicino said Wednesday’s meeting with a “robust cross-section” of community members reinforced the need for a registry of agents who are acting on behalf of foreign governments in Canada. 

“Foreign interference is a phenomenon that has existed for many years, but it has become a more insidious threat to our national security landscape,” Mendicino said after the meeting.

“And so that’s why we have [been], and will continue to be, very proactive in putting in place the people, the resources and the tools that are necessary to combat foreign interference.”

The federal government announced in

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