BC Premier ‘Very Troubled’ by Alleged Chinese Interference in Vancouver Election, Requests CSIS Briefing

British Columbia Premier David Eby has asked for a briefing from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), saying he is “very troubled” by reports of Beijing’s alleged interference in Vancouver’s 2022 municipal election.
Eby said on March 17 that Canadians deserve a “thorough and independent investigation” into the claims made in a Globe and Mail article that cited a secret CSIS report showing how China’s then-consul-general, Tong Xiaoling, orchestrated some in the local Chinese community to help elect a mayor and a city councillor favoured by the Chinese Communist Party.
Eby said he is not in a position to comment on the credibility of the Globe article and the cited CSIS report. He noted that he has asked for a “full briefing” by CSIS but has not received it yet….

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