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Canada looks to boost trade, innovation ties with Indo-Pacific in new strategy

OTTAWA — Canada wants its businesses to trade more in more Indo-Pacific markets and to expand innovation links to Asia as part of a new regional plan responding to a “generational global shift” in world affairs. The Liberal government is also looking to contain China’s economic influence, promising new foreign investment controls and IP safeguards. Here’s what you need to know about the new federal Indo-Pacific Strategy, unveiled on Sunday:

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