He says Canada will compete with China on issues like trade and cooperate on climate change, while challenging it on its treatment of the Uighur, Tibetans and Hong Kong as Ottawa has done in the past.
The resolution of the case removes a deep thorn in the relationship between Beijing, Washington and Ottawa, with China accusing the US of a political attack on one of the Asian giant's technology titans.
US President Joe Biden has promised to work with Canada to ensure the men's safe return.
Out There Now
Some fear that if a diplomatic spat between their government and Beijing occurs while they are visiting China they could become a target.