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THE GLOBE AND MAIL – Ontario Liberal contingent cancelled trip to Taiwan

June 19, 2015

Ontario Liberal MPPs abruptly pulled out of an all-party delegation to Taiwan last winter, at a time when the province is forging closer ties with China.

Sources in the Ontario and Taiwanese governments said the visit had been planned for months. Airfare and accommodations, paid for by Taiwan, had already been arranged for seven MPPs, the sources said. The three Liberals scheduled to go – Whip Bob Delaney, and backbenchers Eleanor McMahon and Kathryn McGarry – bowed out roughly two weeks before the trip began March 15. Read More