Premiers' China Trade Mission

Published: Thursday, 11/06/2008 12:00 am EST

A Canadian trade delegation of four provincial premiers and more than 100 business folks soared through China this week and closed deals worth $110 million, Canwest News Service reported. The tour has been considered a political coup for the premiers who led the mission in the face of what was described as a lack of federal diplomatic action with the Asian giant on the part of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the federal government.

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