Michael Spavor reaches settlement with federal government over detention in China

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Michael Spavor has reached a settlement with the Canadian government over his detention in China.

Citing two sources with knowledge of the case, Radio-Canada reports that the total settlement is for $7 million.

John Philips, Spavor’s lawyer, told CBC News that the matter between his client and the government “has been resolved” but would not offer any further comment.

Spavor, a consultant, was one of two Canadians detained by Chinese officials in December 2018 — not long after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada on behalf of U.S. authorities.

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Spavor, along with diplomat Michael Kovrig, spent more than 1,000 days in prison before

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