Parliamentary committee agrees to take on probe of Winnipeg lab scandal

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A parliamentary committee has agreed to question key witnesses about how two scientists studying deadly viruses at a special lab in Winnipeg were able to work closely and covertly with China.

Conservative MP Michael Chong brought forward a motion to the Canada-China committee Tuesday morning to study the recent release of federal documents related to the dismissal of two scientists — Dr. Xiangguo Qiu and her husband Keding Cheng — from the National Microbiology Lab.

According to the documents made public last month, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) concluded Qiu was “intentionally” sharing scientific information and materials with China — potentially

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