Canada-China: Hu visit caps a triumphant rise in relations

It was June 1 and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Trade Minister Peter Van Loan were both soaking up the spectacle of the elegant, cedar-wood-planked, Cirque du Soleil-designed Canada Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo.

PMO Photo: Jason Ransom
Prime Minister Stephen Harper talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Washington last April.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 06/23/2010 12:00 am EDT

It was June 1 and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Trade Minister Peter Van Loan were both soaking up the spectacle of the elegant, cedar-wood-planked, Cirque du Soleil-designed Canada Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo.

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