An editorial by Mel Rothenburger.
I’VE ALWAYS BELIEVED that the most effective form of diplomacy takes place between regular folks far from the halls of power.
It’s time to put some of that diplomacy to work.
A Canadian has been sentenced to death in China. Two other Canadians are under detention for reasons that aren’t clear. The Chinese ambassador accuses Canada of “white supremacy.”
Canadians are under a travel advisory warning of the risks of travel to China.
Mel Rothenburger is a former mayor of Kamloops and newspaper editor. He publishes the ArmchairMayor.ca opinion website, and is a director on the Thompson-Nicola Regional District board. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.