Canada has vowed to stop the import of products made with forced labour, but loopholes and verification challenges make it a difficult ban to enforce, critics have said. Conservative senator Leo Housakos has introduced a bill that would ban all products from Xinjiang, the site of China’s Uyghur labour camps. He joined The Andrew Lawton Show to explain.

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    A Canadian broadcaster and columnist, Andrew serves as a journalism fellow at True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show.

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