Huawei funds $56M in academic research in Canada. That has some experts concerned

Huawei funds $56M in academic research in Canada. That has some experts concerned

Chinese telecom giant Huawei funds millions of dollars in technology research in Canada, and that has some tech and national security experts alarmed.


Huawei has been singled out by intelligence and security agencies around the world. It's been called a "Trojan horse" and a threat to Western nations. It's believed by many to be linked to the Chinese government and is regularly accused of spying and intellectual property theft — all allegations it denies.


CBC News has found Huawei's financial ties to Canadian universities total more than ..