Canada is a country in the northern part of North America with ten provinces and three territories.
Canada is a federal parliamentary democracy as well as a constitutional monarchy: Queen Elizabeth is the head of state. The country is also bilingual - English and French - at the federal level. The name Canada originates from the Saint Lawrence Iroquoian word for village, 'kanata.'
Freeland, speaking alongside US counterpart Mike Pompeo, said it was a point of agreement between the allies. Earlier Friday, Canada said its ambassador was given access to one of two Canadians jailed in China this week.
Another Canadian businessman has been detained by Beijing. Michael Spavor, who has strong ties to North Korea, is being investigated as a threat to Bejing. Many fear it could be in retaliation for the detainment of a top Chinese executive in Canada.
The arrest of Huawei's CFO is souring international trade relations further and has hit Asian stocks. Tokyo's Nikkei index is down 2 percent, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong sank 1.5 percent. Meng Wanzhou was taken into custody in Canada last week at the behest of US authorities. Beijing summoned the US ambassador to demand the cancellation of the arrest warrant.