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Spying, industrial espionage and the arrest of Huawei's CFO

CBC reporter Peter Armstrong explains the broader story behind Canada's arrest of Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou.
China is demanding Canada release Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou. (Huawei via The Associated Press)

"It's incredibly hard to overstate the significance of this arrest." CBC's economics reporter Peter Armstrong breaks down why Canada's arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou for extradition to the U.S. is such a big deal.

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