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Guy Saint-Jacques, Canada’s ambassador to China, in Foreign Minister John Baird’s office in 2012.
Guy Saint-Jacques
Published: Tuesday, 06/10/2014 1:18 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 06/10/2014 1:26 am EDT

Guy Saint-Jacques, Canada’s ambassador to China, gave the keynote speech at the 4thNational Forum on Chinese Investment in Canada organized by the University of Alberta’s China Institute on May 2 in Calgary. The following is an excerpt from his talk from a China Institute recording of the event transcribed by Embassy reporter Shahed Al-asadi. It has been edited for style and length.

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