Canada may not succeed in reducing its reliance on the United States if a free trade deal with the EU fails.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has fired Canada's envoy to China. Ambassador John McCallum had said it would be "great" if the US dropped its extradition request for a top Huawei executive arrested in Vancouver.
China is holding a former diplomat and a businessman after Canada arrested a prominent Chinese executive. The European Union, the US and Canada are demanding the release of the pair.
EU nations have agreed to give the UK citizens visa-free travel even at the event of a no-deal Brexit. However, London responded with anger after the bloc described Gibraltar as a British "colony."
The EU is increasing the pressure on Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro to call elections, after a raft of EU states recognized his rival Juan Guaido as interim president. Italy reportedly blocked a joint EU statement.
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