B.C.’s Eby says Asia trade mission that omitted China helps prepare for ‘the worst’

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British Columbia Premier David Eby is wrapping up an Asian trade mission that omitted China and instead focused on Japan, South Korea and Singapore, a move Eby said was to guard against "the worst" happening in the region. Eby said the trip is part of an effort to grow trade and reduce the risks that come with international uncertainties, including those surrounding China, B.C.'s second-largest trade partner. The premier and his delegation have met, so far, with a range of businesses including a large Japanese rental housing company looking to break into the Canadian market. "Right now we see the...