The Michaels Came Home: What Biden’s Visit Meant to Canada

Barry Gander
4 min readMar 25

Michael Korvig and Michael Spavor, known as the “two Michaels,” returned to Canada after spending over 1000 days detained in China.

Their story is a harrowing example of China’s human rights violations and its willingness to use people as a tool for geopolitical gain.

Barry Gander

A Canadian from Connecticut: 2 strikes against me! I'm a top writer, looking for the Meaning under the headlines. Follow me on Mastodon @Barry