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Selected Articles - 2014

"Christy Clark aims to make B.C. hub for trade using Chinese currency"
The Vancouver Sun
July 15, 2014

“Canada risks missing the boat on Asia growth”
Edmonton Journal
June 10, 2014

“Canada Poll Shows More Risks from Asia Energy Exports”
Bloomberg
June 10, 2014

“Canadians pick Russia as least popular for free trade”
Vancouver Sun
June 10, 2014

“Canadian enthusiasm for China falls sharply, according to survey”
South China Morning Post
June 10, 2014

“Canadians sour on doing business with Asian countries”
The Globe and Mail
June 10, 2014

“China trade ties a concern for Canadians”
CBC.ca
June 10, 2014

“Canadians losing enthusiasm for building closer ties with Asia”
Business In Vancouver
June 10, 2014

“Survey Finds Canadians Less Enthusiastic About Boosting Ties with Asia”
Dow Jones Business Network
June 10, 2014

“Yuen Pau Woo: The future of China and the West”
Embassy News
May 28, 2014

“British Columbia-India trade on the rise”
Business In Vancouver
May 19, 2014

Domestic politics a big hurdle in resetting Canada-China relationship
The Globe and Mail
May 8, 2014

“China presses Canada to ratify investment deal”
Embassy News
April 30, 2014

“Asian countries need to address income inequality: ADB”
Business in Vancouver
April 30, 2014

“Canada-China trade ties stall over cabinet divisions”
CBC.ca and The National
April 21, 2014

“Opinion: Canada needs global talent and companies that can use it”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada
Vancouver Sun 
April 1, 2014

 

"South Korea takes Harper close to fulfilling his promise on trade"
Ottawa Business Journal
March 12, 2014

"Harper close to fulfilling his promise on trade"
Macleans.ca
March 11, 2014

"South Korean, European Trade Deals Prove Harper Can Land The Big One" 
Huffington Post Canada
March 11, 2014

"Harper heads to South Korea to ink free-trade pact"
Canadian Manufacturing
March 10, 2014

"Will Canada Finally Have a Free Trade Agreement with South Korea This Time?"
International Business Times
March 10, 2014

"Stephen Harper heads to South Korea to ink free-trade pact"
Macleans.ca
March 9, 2014

"Harper heads to Seoul as critics warn South Korea free-trade deal could flood Canadian market with foreign cars"
National Post
March 9, 2014

"PM heads to South Korea, eyeing free-trade pact"
The Chronicle Herald
March 9, 2014

"Stephen Harper headed to South Korea to sign long-awaited free-trade pact"
The Globe and Mail
March 9, 2014

"South Korea Free Trade Talks Send Stephen Harper To South Korea" 
Huffington Post Canada
March 9, 2014

"India natural choice of Canada for tie-up in innovation"
Business Standard
February 27, 2014

“China, Taiwan hold ‘breakthrough’ meetings in latest sign of rapprochement”
The Globe and Mail
February 11, 2014

“Challenges to regional integration remain in 2014”
Channel News Asia
February 10, 2014

“Public anger growing over management of Hong Kong’s economy”
Business In Vancouver
February 10, 2014

“Asian clean-energy push powers Ballard potential”
Business In Vancouver
February 3, 2014 

“Ottawa urged to limit assistance for dual citizens abroad"
The Globe and Mail
January 14, 2014

"Indonesia: Canada’s interests in the Asia-Pacific’s Muslim juggernaut"
Diplomat Magazine
January 5, 2014

 

Selected Articles - 2013

"Christy Clark's Asian trade mission to woo investors, focus on LNG"
The Globe and Mail
November 21, 2013

"Canada must try harder to attract Chinese investors; Mixed messages: New rules give foreign businesses a bad impression of Canada"
Vancouver Sun
November 12, 2013

"Government needs to use discretion for foreign investments: Harper"
New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal / Waterloo Regional Record / Calgary Herald / Times Colonist
November 9, 2013

"PM defends takeover rules"
Canadian Press / Toronto Star
November 9, 2013

"City students have leg up on Asia links, report finds"
Edmonton Journal
November 9, 2013

"Brief: Canada not a lure for Chinese investors"
National Post
November 7, 2013

"Survey ranks Canada ninth destination of Chinese investment"
China Economic Information
November 5, 2013

"Canada falling short in 'Asia competence,' report says"
Vancouver Sun
November 5, 2013

"National Effort Needed to Build Canada's 'Asia Competence,' Says APF Canada, Munk School Task Force Report"
Morningstar News
November 5, 2013

"Canada ranks 9th as China investment destination"
China Daily
November 5, 2013

"Canada pushes for stronger Asian trade"
Windsor Star / Vancouver Sun
October 15, 2013

"Canadian businesses in Southeast Asia optimistic: Asia Pacific Foundation"
Business In Vancouver
October 8, 2013

"Expansion-minded Canadian firms eyeing Southeast Asia"
The Globe and Mail
October 8, 2013

"Stephen Harper Arrives At APEC Summit With $36B Malaysian Investment Boost"
Huffington Post Canada
October 5, 2013

"Harper has much work to do in Asia"
Leader Post / Windsor Star
October 5, 2013

"Canada has 'lot of catching up to do' in Asia"
Vancouver Sun
October 3, 2013

"B.C. must be a 'gateway economy'"
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada
The Vancouver Sun
Sept. 17, 2013

“Fracking shakes up gas economics”
Vancouver Sun
Sept. 11, 2013

"Hotel competition for Chinese visitor dollars heats up”
Business in Vancouver
Sept. 10, 2013

"APF Canada Policy Recommendations for Canadian Response to Developments in Asia Pacific”
Smart Energy Universe
Sept. 2, 2013

"New opportunities in logistics and transportation"
Canadian Sailings
August 14, 2013

“Asia Pacific report: Report shows Canadians’ interest in Asia Pacific”
Business in Vancouver
August 13, 2013

“Lack of enthusiasm for Asian investment could hurt Canadian economy”
Toronto Sun
August 3, 2013

"The high-risk, high-stakes plan to export LNG from B.C. to Asia"
Hellenic Shipping News
July 14, 2013

"‘Passports of convenience’ stir debate about immigration priorities"
Vancouver Sun
July 12, 2013

"We have pandas, but no trade deal with China"
The Globe and Mail
July 3, 2013

"‘A gastronomic transition’: China’s growing hunger for Canada’s food"
Financial Post
June 8, 2013

"Where does the 'Asian Century' leave the rest of us?"
Vancouver Sun
June 6, 2013

"WTO reaches past-due date as Asian trade grows"
Vancouver Sun
June 4, 2013

"B.C. needs to be more ambitious if it wants to become a major player in Asia: McKinsey"
Business In Vancouver
June 4, 2013

"How Canadian companies can tap into Asia’s consumer boom"
The Globe and Mail
June 3, 2013

"Canadians cooling attitudes towards Chinese investments"
Financial Post
May 30, 2013

"B.C. values Asia -- we just don't like it much"
Vancouver Sun
May 30, 2013

"Fewer Canadians back plans for new oil pipelines to West Coast ports: poll"
The Globe and Mail
May 30, 2013

"Survey cites waning Canadian support for boosting economic ties with Asia"
Edmonton Journal
May 30, 2013

"Fewer Canadians back new oil pipelines to West Coast: poll"
Business News Network
May 30, 2013

"China intenta abrirse paso en el mundo como potencia diplomatic"
El País - Nacional
May 10, 2013

“Asia seeking a new energy bargain; It wants to set its own terms in a buyer's market”
Financial Post
April 6, 2013

“Japan guarantees $10 billion to boost B.C. gas development; Loans backed to companies in effort to encourage infrastructure investments”
Vancouver Sun
April 6, 2013

“Lack of pipeline capacity costing oil producers $15 billion a year: report”
Canadian Press / Calgary Herald / The Hamilton Spectator / Vancouver Sun / National Post / Edmonton Journal / The Telegram / Ottawa Citizen / New Brunswick Telegraph Journal / Saskatoon Star Phoenix
April 3, 2013

“Asian gas buyers likely to leverage lower prices for B.C. LNG, experts suggest”
Vancouver Sun
April 3, 2013

"The high-risk, high-stakes plan to export LNG to Asia"
The Globe and Mail
April 3, 2013

"Seize the continent; Report urges Canada to become North American Gateway leader"
Canadian Transportation and Logistics
April 1, 2013

“South Korea free-trade deal ‘very close'; As Ottawa nears pact, auto makers and pork producers worry about uneven playing fields in Canada and Asia”
The Globe and Mail
March 26, 2013

“Lynch and Woo: Canada must act before Asia finds energy supply”
Op-Ed by Kevin Lynch, Vice-Chair of BMO Financial Group and Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada
Calgary Herald
March 19, 2013

“The Future Rolls on - Forget Keystone ...Canada's potential lies in its rails and roads, report says”
The Winnipeg Sun / Toronto Sun
March 10, 2013

“What's next?; Chinese-Canadian energy relations are in the early stages of exploration after Ottawa's ruling to allow majority state-owned enterprise investment in oil sands”
Financial Post / Vancouver Sun / Calgary Herald / Edmonton Journal / Regina Leader Post / Saskatoon Star-Phoenix / Montreal Gazette / Ottawa Citizen
March 8, 2013

“Canada's energy superpower dreams”
National Post
March 7, 2013

“Study overlooks Atlantic ports"
New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal / The Daily Gleaner (Fredericton)
March 7, 2013

“Canada could steal port business from U.S.: report; Asia Pacific Foundation says greater collaboration could create jobs at expense of stalled American operations” Vancouver Sun
March 6, 2013

“Report urges Canada "seize the continent"; become North American gateway leader”
Canadian Transportation & Logistics
March 6, 2013

“Message to Canada: Develop a North American logistics gateway”
Materials Management and Distribution
March 6, 2013

“China's "two sessions" agenda has world impact: foreign experts”
Xinhua News Agency
March 3, 2013

“Rising China trade eclipses U.K. Asian giant surpasses Old World partner as Canada's No. 2 export destination as thirst for resources spurs inevitable shift. ‘It was just a question of time'”
The Globe and Mail
February 21, 2013

"Qui a peur de la Chine? Le Canada doit accepter l’invitation à négocier un accord de libre-échange, dit un expert"
Le Devoir
February 20, 2013

“'Room For Growth'; China seems like Promised Land for Canadian companies”
National Post
February 5, 2013

“Spoiling for a fight; As China flexes muscles, tensions in region rise”
National Post
February 4, 2013

“Retail revolution; In China, where pollution & consumption reign, the success of the regime threatens to be its undoing”
National Post
February 2, 2013

“Canada's future linked to foreign investment”
Calgary Herald
January 5, 2013

Selected Articles - 2012

“Nexen approval fails to provide a gateway to China”
The Globe and Mail
December 12, 2012

“Challenges lie ahead for CNOOC following approved takeover of Nexen”
Xinhua News Agency (China)
December 9, 2012

“Move signals new openness; CNOOC and Petronas approvals seen as a shift from 2010's rejection of Potash Corp. takeover”
Toronto Star
December 8, 2012

“Energy firms salute Canada-first oil sands; New foreign takeover rules make it more difficult for sovereign companies to control areas of Canada’s oil patch”
The Globe and Mail
December 7, 2012

“Government OKs foreign bids for Nexen, Progress Energy”
CBC: The National
December 7, 2012

“Petronas to sweeten the payoff if Ottawa says yes”
The Globe and Mail
December 5, 2012

“Canadian think-tank calls for more Asia-related education investment”
Xinhua News Agency (China)
December 4, 2012

“B.C. schools must reflect our ties to Asia, report says”
The Vancouver Sun
December 3, 2012

“Canadians lack 'Asia competency'”
Winnipeg Free Press
December 3, 2012

“On oilsands, look at big picture”
Portage La Prairie / Calgary Sun / Toronto Sun / Edmonton Sun / Winnipeg Sun / Fort McMurray Today / Daily Miner and News
November 19, 2012

“China's leadership affects Canada; More humane policies could make a big difference”
Vancouver Province
November 13, 2012

“The ripple effect of China's new leadership on Canada”
Edmonton Journal / Montreal Gazette
November 12, 2012

“China’s America problem. China-bashing is all the rage in the U.S. Beijing is pushing back”
Macleans.ca
October 29, 2012

“SOEs: a struggle over values”
National Post
October 27, 2012

"Stephen Harper readies for all-out trade push with India"
Postmedia News / Montreal Gazette /Vancouver Sun
October 26, 2012

“A ring fence won't build national champions”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada
The Globe and Mail
October 19, 2012

"With Petronas-Progress review set to end, all eyes on CNOOC-Nexen"
Financial Post | Business
October 19, 2012

"The challenge with China; What separates China from other countries, and which raises fears about corporate espionage, is its economic foothold on the world stage and its importance to Canada, experts say."
Ottawa Citizen / Times Colonist / The Province / Vancouver Sun / Calgary Herald
October 11, 2012

"Chinese firms set to increase investment in western Canada"
BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific
October 10, 2012

"Business forum promotes Chinese investment in Western Canada"
Xinhua News Agency (China)
October 10, 2012

“Chinese partnerships with Canadian companies 'have not disappointed'”
Financial Post
September 25, 2012

“Securing Canada's Place In Asia: Means, Institutions And Mechanisms”
September 25, 2012
Mondaq Business Briefing (UK) September 25, 2012

“India finally bids for Canadian energy assets; Following China; 'They don't have as deep pockets as the Chinese'”
Financial Post
September 25, 2012

“Chinese partnerships have not disappointed'; With huge cash reserves, more sensitivity to IP and enviable expertise, fostering economic relationships with China can help increase Canada's productivity in the oil patch”
Financial Post
September 25, 2012

“Red giant's spat with Japan could hurt Canada”
The Toronto Sun / Calgary Sun / Edmonton Sun
September 23, 2012

“Chinese $15B Nexen oil takeover approved by shareholders”
CBC – The National
September 20, 2012

“Muddled thinking on SOEs; A few state takeovers like Nexen deal won't destroy market”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada
National Post
September 14, 2012

“Coherent strategy required to secure Canada's place in Asia; APF Canada report contends”
eSource Canada Business News Network
September 11, 2012

“Harper promises playbook for takeovers”
The Globe and Mail
September 7, 2012

“Links with China bring 'long-term pain': study; Caution to Ottawa”
Financial Post
September 7, 2012

“Canada needs more Asian engagement”
The Vancouver Sun / Edmonton Journal
September 7, 2012

“CIBC’s Prentice Decries Canada Lagging Asian Trade”
BloombergBusinessweek
September 7, 2012

“Harper says onus on China to show it plays by rules as feds mull Nexen deal”
The Canadian Press / Vancouver Sun / Global Saskatoon / Calgary Herald
September 6, 2012

“Harper talks trade, PQ win ahead of APEC summit”
CBC The National
September 6, 2012

“Le Canada a besoin d'une stratégie cohérente en Asie”
La Presse Canadienne
September 6, 2012

“Canada Needs “Comprehensive Engagement” with Asia, Study Says”
The Wall Street Journal
September 6, 2012

“Ottawa must pursue more than just economic links with Asia, study urges”
The Globe and Mail
September 6, 2012

“China heading for "soft landing," remains key for Latin America's growth – experts”
Business News Americas (Chile)
August 24, 2012

“China deberá escoger entre un aterrizaje suave o forzoso"
El Mercurio (Chile)
August 23, 2012

“Clarity urged for foreign takeovers"
The Globe and Mail
August 16, 2012

“Foreign firms covet Canada's energy; Asian observers see potential for growing business, trade relations as China bids for Nexen”
Vancouver Sun
July 28, 2012

“Oil-patch ironies aside, many questions for Harper”
The Globe and Mail
July 28, 2012

“Poll Shows Canadians Want Trade Deal With China”
Dow Jones News Service
July 24, 2012

“Alberta's Nexen to be acquired by Chinese oil giant for $15.1 billion US Deal examined for benefit for all, not just investors”
Waterloo Region Record
July 24, 2012

“Chinese company to buy oil giant; China's CNOOC buying Nexen for US$15.1B and making Calgary its HQ for North and Central American operations”
The Daily Courier (Vernon) / Daily News (Kelowna) / Daily News (Truro)
July 24, 2012

“Chinese firm makes big oilsands play”
Prince George Citizen / Times Colonist (Victoria) / Telegram (St. John’s) / Cape Breton Post / Regina Leader Post
July 24 2012

“Nexen to be acquired by China's CNOOC for US$15.1 billion in cash”
The Canadian Press
July 23, 2012

“Vancouver waiting to cash in on surge in travellers from China; Asian country expected to surpass U.K. as the city's largest source of overseas visitors”
Vancouver Sun
July 21, 2012

“China buying into Canada in a big way; Last five years have seen billions flow across the Pacific”
Toronto Star
July 20, 2012

“Foreign investors wary of oilsands regulations: report / Conference Board of Canada says Chinese investors scared away”
Fort McMurray Today
July 6, 2012

“Benefit rule tests China's patience; Conference report”
National Post
July 6, 2012

“Emigrants happy to return home”
China Daily - Hong Kong Edition
July 1, 2012

“Chinese investors receive warm welcome in Europe Beleaguered EU economies benefit from mergers with and acquisitions by firms from China that take advantage of depressed valuations amid ongoing debt crisis”
South China Morning Post (print and online)
June 22, 2012

“Canada must 'think big' on energy strategy to tap Asian markets”
Vancouver Sun
June 16, 2012

“Access to Asia requires national strategy”
Calgary Herald
June 9, 2012

“Transportation corridor needed for Asia-bound oil, gas: report”
Vancouver Sun
June 7, 2012

“National interest comes first, report says selling resources”
June 6, 2012
National Post

“A path to a richer Canada; We must work quickly to establish the policies and infrastructure necessary to ship Canadian energy products to Asian markets”
June 6, 2012
National Post

“Fort McMurray: Economic centre of Canada?”
Financial Post (online)
June 5, 2012

“Taskforce calls for Canadian strategy, infrastructure to meet Asian energy needs”
The Canadian Press
June 6, 2012

“Establish "Public Energy Transportation Corridor" For Exports To Asia: Report”
June 6, 2012
The Daily Oil Bulletin

“Asia energy export corridor needed, report says”
Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
June 6, 2012

“National interest must come first in Canada-Asia energy relationship: report”
Edmonton Journal
June 6, 2012

“Oil producers urged to solve pipeline constraints”
The Globe and Mail (online)
June 5, 2012

“The "Turning Point" panel tackles the question: Can we trust China?”
CBC TV – The National
May 15, 2012

“Mobility for more means prosperity for all”
The Globe and Mail
May 15, 2012

“Public Policy Forum; Canadian Leaders on Canada-Asia Relations”
Investment Weekly News (USA)
May 12, 2012

“Who's afraid of China?; Industry mum as citizens worry about giant's rising influence in oil sands"
National Post / Montreal Gazette / Calgary Herald / Ottawa Citizen / Edmonton Journal / Saskatoon Star Phoenix / Regina Leader Post
May 11, 2012

“Ont. needs to be onside: think tank; Push into Asia requires national plan”
Edmonton Journal / Windsor Star / Saskatoon Star Phoenix
April 24, 2012

“Ottawa keeps hitting trade speed bumps; A new deal this year crucial from government's view”
National Post
April 24, 2012

“West needs Ontario onside for push in Asia: think-tank; Industrial and financial heartland 'too important to not be part of national strategy'”
edmontonjournal.com
April 23, 2012

“Canadians look to Asia Pacific for prosperity”
Edmonton Journal
April 23, 2012

“Trade with China trumps human rights: poll”
Calgary Herald
April 23, 2012

“Human rights take a back seat to trade: poll; But on the issue of shipping oil to China through B.C. ports, Western Canadians are divided”
Vancouver Sun / Winnipeg Free Press / Windsor Star / Saskatoon Star Pheonix / Regina Leader Post
April 23, 2012

“APFC president says Ontario should support more Canadian trade with Asia”
Postmedia News
April 23, 2012

“Canada playing catch-up in Asia; This country needs a leapfrog policy to transform itself into the most Asia-engaged nation in the western world”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada
Vancouver Sun
April 16, 2012

“Awakening to the world”
National Post
April 14, 2012

“Canada is playing catch-up in Asia, but we can leap ahead”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada
The Ottawa Citizen
10 April 2012

“Asian dilettantes no longer; Canadians must wake up to the tremendous opportunities across the Pacific”
National Post
April 3, 2012

“Asian LNG giant eyes $5-billion Canadian acquisition”
The Globe and Mail (online)
April 2, 2012

 “Stephen Harper talks trade, human smuggling in Thailand”
Postmedia News / Edmonton Journal / Regina Leader Post
March 23, 2012

“Harper, Thai PM hail launch of free-trade study”
Postmedia News
March 23, 2012

“Harper `very confident' for free trade deal with Thailand”
Postmedia News
March 23, 2012

“PM leaves on Asia tour”
CTV Television Inc. Power Play With Don Martin
March 21, 2012

“'Playing footsie' with Thailand”
Peterborough Examiner / Sudbury Star / St. Catharines Standard / Chatham Daily News / Barrie Examiner / Kingston Whig Standard / London Free Press
March 21, 2012

“Stronger Thais lure Harper to Far East”
Toronto Sun / Winnipeg Sun / Ottawa Sun / Edmonton Sun / Calgary Sun
March 21, 2012

“Harper returns to Asia with trade on his mind”
Saskatoon Star Phoenix
March 21, 2012,

“Harper to talk energy, free trade on second Asia visit”
Financial Post / Calgary Herald
March 21, 2012

“Economy, energy on agenda as Harper heads to Asia”
The Canadian Press, / CTVNews.ca
March, 21 2012

“Thailand to pitch free trade to Harper as PM starts latest Asian swing”
Canadian Press
March 18, 2012

“How to tackle 'endemic' corruption in Asia”
Embassy Magazine
March 14, 2012

“Taiwan 'a missed opportunity' for Canadian companies; It's a small market for exports, but the success of Roots Canada reveals the untapped potential. And it could open doors to China”
The Globe and Mail
February 23, 2012

“Encana sells $2.9B stake in B.C. gas play to Mitsubishi”
Calgary Herald
February 18, 2012

“Let's be honest about our new best buddies in Beijing”
National Post (online) / Ottawa Citizen (online)
February 13, 2012

“Wealthy Chinese immigrants are having a big impact on the B.C. economy”
The National – CBC TV
February 12, 2012

“They are not lining up; Don't count on an influx of highly skilled immigrants to spur Canada's future economic growth”
Financial Post
February 11, 2012

“Foolish to dismiss free trade talks with China out of hand, says think-tank” 
The Canadian Press
February 10, 2012

“Interview: Canadian educators expect more int'l students with Harper's China visit”
Xinhua News Agency (China)
February 10, 2012

“Why Kitimat is key to Canada-Asia energy relations”
Financial Post (online)
February 9, 2012

“Analysis: Canada Plans to Sell Oil to China Faces Big Hurdles”
RIA Oreanda-News (Russia)
February 9, 2012

“China and Canada: where do we stand?”
Vancouver Observer
February 9th, 2012

“Harper begins 4-day China visit; PM seeks to deepen Sino-Canadian ties at all levels”
Victoria Times Colonist / Saskatoon Star Phoenix / Regina Leader Post / Edmonton Journal
February 8, 2012

“Canadian hope PM Harper’s China trip will fuel energy ties”
China Daily
February 8, 2012

“Harper arrives in China to seek markets for Canadian businesses”
The Telegram (St. John's)
February 8, 2012

“Mr. Harper goes to Beijing; PM's trip to China a chance to strengthen growing economic ties”
Postmedia News / Victoria Times Colonist / Ottawa Citizen
February 5, 2012

“Asia's energy growing pain”
National Post
February 4, 2012

“Canada Plan To Sell Oil To China Faces Big Hurdles”
Daily Oil Bulletin
February 3, 2012

“Analysis-Canada plan to sell oil to China faces big hurdles”
Reuters News
February 2, 2012

“Vinegar and China do mix; Coziness with Beijing could spell trouble for PM”
National Post
February 1, 2012

“Canadian firms ‘missing the boat' in Asia; Failure to take advantage of partnerships in India and China a lost opportunity, report says”
The Globe and Mail
January 31, 2012

“A light into Asia's heart of darkness”
National Post
January 17, 2012

“Canada sells the oilsands to China. Then complains about 'foreign interference'”
National Post
January 13, 2012

“Harper heading to China to forge deeper market ties”
Saskatoon Star Phoenix / Calgary Herald / Montreal Gazette
January 12, 2012

“The real foreign interests in the oilsands”
Ottawa Citizen (online)
January 11, 2012

“China Welcome, But Not Its Bids For Canada's Oilsands Majors”
The Daily Oil Bulletin
January 10, 2012

“Will Chinese investment in the oil sands rattle Canadians?"
Alberta Oil Magazine
January 4, 2012

 

Selected Articles - 2011

“Tory foreign policy review looks east to China, seeks to avoid surprises”
The Canadian Press
November 16, 2011

“Mexico pulls out of meeting with Canada, U.S. after minister’s death; Opportunity for one-on-one meeting between Harper, Obama”
The Globe and Mail / Winnipeg Free Press / Metro News Canada
November 12, 2011

“Canada on sidelines of emerging trade body”
Postmedia News
November 12, 2011

“North American leaders cancel planned meeting in Hawaii”
The Canadian Press
November 12, 2011

“Harper to promote free-trade agenda at Honolulu summit; PM also has concerns with U.S., Mexico”
Calgary Herald / Edmonton Journal / Windsor Star / The Province / Times & Transcript / Canada.com / Vancouver Sun / Quebec Global TV
November 11, 2011

“How much Chinese investment is too much for Canada?”
Reuters News
October 13, 2011

“Beware yuan risks; Despite currency peg, exporters should safeguard against volatility”
Vancouver Sun / Calgary Herald / Edmonton Journal / The StarPhoenix / Montreal Gazette / Ottawa Citizen
October 7, 2011

“Beware yuan risks”
National Post (online) / Calgary Herald
October 4, 2011

“U.S. Report Sees Potential For Canadian Oil, Gas Exports To Asia”
The Daily Oil Bulletin
September 29, 2011

“China to U.S.: Send us your oil”
Financial Post
September 29, 2011

“Trans-Pacific trade in oil and gas could be on the horizon”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada
The Globe and Mail
September 29, 2011

“Scotia buys 20 per cent stake in China bank”
Financial Post
September 9, 2011

“Oil Pipeline Link To Asia Urgently Needed, Speakers Say”
The Daily Oil Bulletin
September 9, 2011

“China's Sinochem Looking For Canadian Joint Ventures”
The Daily Oil Bulletin
September 9, 2011

“Sinochem looking to invest in Alberta; Asian firms eye oilsands with interest”
Calgary Herald
September 9, 2011

“China veers with car-parts deal; Offer for Wescast signals move outside of resources”
The Globe and Mail
September 7, 2011

“Global split over energy”
National Post
September 6, 2011

“First Nations Pursuing Business with China”
Indian Country Today Media Network (New York, USA)
August 29, 2011

“Politicians, natives seek common ground on developing Asian markets”
The Globe and Mail
August 12, 2011

“First nations want bigger role in ventures with China”
Vancouver Sun
August 11, 2011

“B.C. First Nations China strategy applauded”
CBC.CA
August 10, 2011

“Investing in a First Nations-China strategy”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada and Edward John
The Globe and Mail
August 10, 2011

“BC First Nations’ China Strategy, Directly Negotiate with Chinese Investors for Natural Resource Development”
Mingpao (Vancouver)
August 10, 2011

“Chinese Investments to Canada Should Pay Attention to First Nations’ Rights and Interests”
World Journal (Vancouver)
August 10, 2011

“BC First Nations develop strategy for trade and relations with China”
The Canadian Press / The Canadian Press Broadcast Wire / News1130 - ‎(Vancouver) / Brandon Sun / Penticton Herald / Canada First Perspective ‎(Manitoba)
August 9, 2011

“Canadian native people to increase engagement with China”
Xinhua News Agency / China Daily / People’s Daily Online / China Radio International
August 9, 2011

“Team Canada a winning idea”
Toronto Star
August 2, 2011

“Business hope Baird's China visit boosts trade”
Postmedia News
July 18, 2011

“Canada's Foreign Minister Heads for Beijing”
LNG Intelligence (USA)
July 18, 2011

“Canada's Foreign Minister Heads to Beijing for Trade Talks”
The Oil Daily / International Oil Daily (USA)
July 15, 2011

“Baird's Beijing trip a signal Sino relations an agenda priority”
The Globe and Mail
July 13, 2011

“Closer Canada-China Economic Ties will Create Jobs and Opportunity for Canadians”
Targeted News Service (USA)
July 13, 2011

“Canadian expats an `asset,' report says, but serving them difficult due to lack of info”
Postmedia News
June 29, 2011

“Should expats have the right to vote? A survey by the Asia Pacific Foundation found 51 per cent of Canadians believe those living outside Canada should have voting rights”
The Globe and Mail
June 28, 2011

“A land of immigrants, Canada must now deal with its emigrants; Canada stands to fall behind countries that are actively courting their diaspora communities unless it confronts a long-established ambivalence to citizens living beyond its borders”
The Globe and Mail
June 27, 2011

“All of Canada can benefit from increasing exchange with Asia”
Times and Transcript (New Brunswick)
June 1, 2011

“Canadian schools overseas get mixed grades - Innovative, but lack oversight, study says”
Winnipeg Free Press
May 24, 2011

“Canadian offshore schools questioned; Better accreditation sought for 70 institutes”
Vancouver Sun
May 24, 2011

“Asia needs Canada’s lumber, oil and potash”
MarketWatch (USA)
May 11, 2011

“Western Canada's trade with Asia must bloom; Outside Alberta, many are still uneasy with power shift to China and India”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada
Edmonton Journal
May 10, 2011

“Shift Canadian policies, attitudes to make Asian gains”
CanadianManufacturing.com
April 29, 2011

“Free Trade Deal a Tough Sell”
The Kingston Whig-Standard
April 27, 2011

“Financial Analysis and Commentary”
The Wall Street Journal Asia
April 26, 2011

“Heard On The Street: Canadian Banks Aren't Cracking Chinese M&A”
Dow Jones Chinese Financial Wire / Dow Jones News Service / The Wall Street Journal
April 25, 2011

“Hands across the Pacific”
The Globe and Mail
April 20, 2011

“Asia: From opportunity to crisis in the eyes of Canadians; A nation once warm to the growing economic clout of China and India is now losing its enthusiasm, as a new poll finds more Canadians feel threatened by the rising East.”
The Globe and Mail
April 14, 2011

“Canada-India free trade pact by 2013: Industry Minister”
Indo-Asian News Service
April 7, 2011

"We should be proud of each other; As Canadian expatriates will attest to, fellow citizens are our greatest resource, not a liability"
Vancouver Sun
March 28, 2011

“A changing economic landscape benefits Canada; The global economic climate is changing. China and India are finding themselves increasingly influential and Canadians have the opportunity to benefit”
Vancouver Sun
March 14, 2011

“Homeland of opportunity; Many young Canadians are returning to their families' native countries”
Vancouver Sun / Montreal Gazette / Calgary Herald / Victoria Times Colonist
March 12, 2011

"Canada-China Relations Priority for Ottawa"
Mingpao (Vancouver)
March 1, 2011

"96% Respondents Urge Ottawa to Prioritize Canada-China Relations"
Singtao (Vancouver)
March 1, 2011

"Canada should improve ties with China and India: APF"
Business in Vancouver
February 28, 2011

"Canada needs an Asian strategy"
Malaysia Sun
February 28, 2011

"Encana founder advising new B.C. premier-designate"
Postmedia News
February 28, 2011

“Foreign investment falls 31% in India”
Vancouver Sun
February 28, 2011

“Canada's foreign minister upbeat about China trade”
Industry Updates (China) / China Daily / People's Daily Online
February 25, 2011

“Hong Kong: Asia’s most Canadian city”
Toronto Star
February 24, 2011

“Canada and Japan ponder merits of free-trade deal; B.C.'s forestry, manufacturing and agricultural sectors stand to gain from agreement”
Vancouver Sun
February 24, 2011

“Bank of China opening branch in Calgary, could invest beyond oil and gas”
Calgary Herald
February 11, 2011

“China's baby steps toward world currency domination”
Financial Post
January 29, 2011

 “Canadian universities rank well but keep their achievements a secret: Woo; Targeting Asian students at a younger age is key to future success”
The Globe and Mail
January 27, 2011

“Election fever complicates plans for Harper return to China and India”
The Canadian Press / Waterloo Region Record / Winnipeg Free Press  /CTV.ca
January 26, 2011

"Chinese state-owned companies, meet Canada's investment laws"
Embassy Magazine
January 26, 2011

“Chinese companies ready for Canadian investment”
People's Daily Online (China) / Thai News Service
January 18, 2011

“Chinese non-SOEs eyeing investment opportunities in Canadian manufacturing: China Goes Global Report 2010”
Dawa Business News
January 18, 2011

“8% of Chinese companies are intending to invest in Canada”
World Journal, Vancouver
January 18, 2011

“Chinese investment to Canada, half may come from manufacturing and 85% by non-SOE”
Mingpao, Vancouver
January 18, 2011

“Business Globalizing, 8.9 billion invested in Canada”
Singtao, Vancouver
January 18, 2011

“Chinese companies eye areas beyond resources for investment; Private enterprises in China see Canada as one of the world's most open economies for financial options”
Vancouver Sun
January 18, 2011

“China looking beyond Canada's resource sector; Manufacturers attracting attention of Chinese companies that want access to North American market and technology”
The Globe and Mail
January 18, 2011

“Chinese companies ready for Canadian investment”
BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific
January 18, 2011

“Chinese private enterprise eyes Canada for new investment”
Victoria Times Colonist
January 18, 2011

“India, Canada M&A activities likely to be robust: Deloitte”
The Press Trust of India / MSN India
January 16, 2011

“Asia’s Influence Rising in Alberta; Wild West adjusting to Far East mentality”
Financial Post
January 15, 2011

“China's state-backed fund picks Toronto to set up shop”
The Globe and Mail
January 13, 2011

“Politics at home will spell year of low-risk foreign policy”
The Globe and Mail
January 6, 2011

 

Selected Articles - 2010

“Feeding the dragon; China's energy appetite brings it to doorstep of the oilsands”
Calgary Herald
December 11, 2010

“Building abridge; Alberta's relationship with China grows along with
the flow of people and commerce”
Calgary Herald
December 9, 2010

“Asia Rising - Think Hong Kong”
Hong Kong Government News
December 1, 2010

“Beyond the last spike; The image of the CPR as a nation-building project owes much to Pierre Berton -- but it had more to do with connecting North America to Asia”
Op-Ed by Anne Park Shannon and Yuen Pau Woo, APF Canada President and CEO
Ottawa Citizen
November 12, 2010

“Obscure pact seen as seed for trans-Pacific free trade zone”
Agence France Presse / Business World (Philippines) / Dawn (Pakistan)
November 10, 2010

“China fast-tracks Indonesian deals”
South China Morning Post
November 12, 2010

“Confidence fades in Asia; Only 36 per cent of respondents to a Pacific Economic Cooperation Council report expect stronger growth”
The Globe and Mail / ctv.ca
November 10, 2010

“APEC needs new vision after stumbling on trade goals: survey”
Agence France Presse
November 10, 2010

“Pacific Rim leaders to pledge against protectionism”
Agence France Presse
November 10, 2010

“APEC leaders must find balance in addressing regional and broader strategies: report”
Xinhua News Agency (China)
November 9, 2010

“Exchange rate issue not key to sustainable growth: Asia-Pacific opinion-leaders”
Xinhua News Agency / CRIENGLISH.com (China Radio International)
November 9, 2010

"Canadian business in China profitable while continuing to evolve"
Business in Vancouver
October 28, 2010

“Survey reveals most Canadian businesses in China profitable”
Xinhua News Agency (China) / Industry Updates (China) / People's Daily (China) / The Vancouver Sun (online) / States News Service (US) 
October 26, 2010

“A complex, long-distance relationship; On the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and China, an overview of where we've been – and where we're headed”
The Globe and Mail
October 13, 2010

“Are trade missions a thing of the past? As countries compete for China's attention, some say political support is still useful to help firms land major contracts”
The Globe and Mail
October 13, 2010

“While Cash Influx Is The Deal-Maker, Chinese Investment Also Provides Additional Benefits To Canadian Oilpatch”
September 20, 2010
The Daily Oil Bulletin (Canada)

“Business takes detour around political reality China-Asean commerce forges on”
South China Morning Post/BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific
August 30, 2010

“Canada should reconnect” (Editorial)
The Globe and Mail
August 26, 2010

“Canada Can’t Ignore ASEAN Region”
CanadianManufacturing.com
August 25, 2010

“Canada seen risking Southeast Asia trade prospects”
The Globe and Mail
August 25, 2010

“A Canadian key drives a Chinese success; Yong Hui Li discovered the model for his Chinese truck leasing empire in an Ontario car dealership. His success provides a road map for other Canadian entrepreneurs trying to seize opportunities in Asia”
The Globe and Mail
July 31, 2010

“Use Human Rights to Reach Out to ASEAN”
Embassy Magazine (Ottawa)
July 28, 2010

“Pacific Canada”
The Globe and Mail
July 26, 2010

“Canada woos Chinese tourists - Survey shows Canada is China's No. 3 destination”
CBC.ca / Kelowna.com
July 15, 2010

“Chinese rank Canada as third most-desired tourist destination”
Business in Vancouver
July 13, 2010

“Canada high on list for Chinese planning to travel, invest abroad”
Xinhua News Agency
July 12, 2010

“Canada ranks 3rd for Chinese tourists, survey finds”
China Travel Trends
July 12, 2010

“In China, white guys get the job – briefly”
The Globe and Mail
June 30, 2010

“Give expats and their kids a vote, citizenship: poll”
Vancouver Sun
June 29, 2010

“How do we deal with the Canadian diaspora?”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, APF Canada President and CEO,
and Don Devoretz, Research Director, Canadians Abroad Project
Vancouver Sun , Edmonton Journal, Canwest News Service
June 29, 2010

“Expats' rights gain support; Canadians living abroad deserve same legal protections as those here: poll”
Montreal Gazette
June 29, 2010

“Dual citizens have rights, but voting questioned; Angus Reid Poll”
National Post
June 29, 2010

“B.C. needs to be ready to realize Asian advantage”
Vancouver Sun
June 26, 2010

“China's visit a hopeful sign for strained Canadian relationship; Talks just the beginning of a greater economic and trade relationship with China”
The Globe and Mail
June 25, 2010

“Roundup: Chinese president's Canada visit to boost ties”
Xinhua News Agency - China Economic Information (China)
June 23, 2010

“Chinese currency tweaking creates B.C. business opportunities”
Business in Vancouver
June 22, 2010

“Accelerating Asian opportunities for B.C. Deal-making guru guides companies through complexities of Chinese investment world”
Business in Vancouver
June 22, 2010

“Asia may be key to Canada's growth”
The Sarnia Observer, Toronto Sun
June 10, 2010

“H20 Innovation wins $2.2M deals in India”
The London Free Press
June 10, 2010

“China remains top choice in Asia for Canada’s investment”
China Daily, China Business Times, Xinmin News (China)
June 2, 2010

“Canadian firms optimistic about investment opportunities in Asia”
Religare Technova News Service (India)
June 2, 2010

“Canada: Canada needs more than exports to make mark in Chinese market: expert”
Euclid Infotech (India)
June 1, 2010

“China remains top investment market for Canadian companies”
Philippines News Agency
June 1, 2010

“Canadian cos upbeat on investment opportunities in India”
The Press Trust of India Limited
June 1, 2010

“Trade with China Key to Canada’s Growth”
Singtao
June 1, 2010

“EDC to promote more business with Asia”
World Journal
June 1, 2010

“China top choice for Canadian companies investment; India second”
Mingpao
June 1, 2010

“India becoming magnet for Canadian companies, says survey”
Indo-Asian News Service (India)
June 1, 2010

“China remains top investment market for Canadian firms”
Industry Updates (China)
June 1, 2010

“Canada needs to diversify exports in Chinese market”
Asia Pulse (Australia)
June 1, 2010

“China remains top destination for Canadian dollars”
People's Daily (China)
June 1, 2010,

“India becoming favourite destination for Canadian cos: Survey”
The Economic Times (India)
June 1, 2010

“China remains top investment market for Canadian companies”
Global Times (China)‎
June 1, 2010

“Investment in India: Canadian cos upbeat”
Rediff (India)
June 1, 2010

“Canada's growth must focus on Asia”
Calgary Herald
June 1, 2010

“EDC calls for exporters to focus on Asia”
Trade Finance Magazine (UK)
June 1, 2010

“Aggressively seek trade with Asia: EDC”
Canadian Manufacturing.com
June 1, 2010

“India becoming magnet for Canadian companies, says survey”
Sindh Today (Pakistan)
May 31, 2010

“China remains top investment market for Canadian companies”
Xinhua News Agency (China)
May 31, 2010

“300,000 Returnees to HK, Mainland; Benefit for Bilateral Trade and Relations, Report Calls for Agreement on Human Capital”
Mingpao (Toronto, Vancouver), Dawa Business News (Vancouver), Chinese Daily News (LA)
May 18, 2010

“Report on Chinese International Student Survey”
Fairchild Radio and TV, CBC Radio, Radio Canada, Omni TV, Mandarin News, World Journal, Dawa Business News, Global Chinese Press, Xin Hua News, Mingpao, Singtao, Xinhua News Agency (China)
May 10 & 11, 2010

“Bombardier's train passage to India; The Canadian manufacturer has put a lot on the line to be a part of the country's massive efforts to transform its rail infrastructure. But the bureaucracy – and the baksheesh – pose big problems”
The Globe and Mail
May 8, 2010

“America's Dilemma and India's Role in Post-2011 Afghanistan"
The Huffington Post
May 5, 2010

“Why Nixon in China was worth the risk; Producing an expensive, elaborate contemporary opera during a recession tested the company and community"
The Vancouver Sun
April 30, 2010

“Western provinces unite to woo emerging market"
The Globe and Mail
April 29, 2010

“India has a mess in its backyard; There's a shared commitment to development and reconstruction, but that may change post-2011. Can Canada work with New Delhi to shore up Afghanistan?"
The Globe and Mail
April 28, 2010

“Global growth will be fuelled by emerging markets; Business Council's Jock Finlayson tells forum Western Canada is well-positioned to benefit from change"
The Vancouver Sun
April 24, 2010

“U.S.-China Relations: Vision Needed”
Business Week, Korea Times, Plus News Pakistan, Brunei Times, Taipei Times
Op-Ed by Wenran Jiang, APF Canada Senior Fellow
April 19, 2010

“China Invades Oil Sands"
Petroleum News
April 18, 2010

“Stockwell Day defends Tory government's Asia-Pacific trade policy"
Canadian Business.com, Winnipeg Free Press.com, Canadaeast.com, Brandon Sun.com, Yahoo Canada, CTV.ca (Edmonton), The Canadian Press
April 15, 2010

“Canadian minister stresses importance of trade links in Asia-Pacific"
Xinhua News Agency (China)
April 15, 2010

“China's move on oil sands is about more than money"
The Globe and Mail
April 15, 2010

“Canada risks being shut out of Pacific trade pact"
The Globe and Mail
April 15, 2010

“Let Vancouver lead Canada to its Asia Pacific future"
The Vancouver Sun
April 15, 2010

“Not a bridge too far; Canada must pay more than lip service to deepening Asian ties – it's no longer an option but an imperative"
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, APF Canada President and CEO
The Globe and Mail
April 14, 2010

“Chinese investment: How Canada compares"
The Interpreter - Lowy Institute for International Policy (Australia)
April 13, 2010

"As It Happens”
CBC Radio
April 13, 2010

“Survey finds Canadians are apprehensive of Chinese investment"
National Post
April 13, 2010

“Sinopec deal could be harbinger; With rising yuan, other state-owned Chinese firms almost certain to follow with investment in Alberta oil sands"
The Globe and Mail
April 13, 2010

“China's Sinopec takes $4.65-billion US stake in oilsands with ConocoPhillips buy; Move drives up oilpatch share prices in anticipation of more Asian investment in the sector; TSX dips after reaching fresh high"
The Vancouver Sun
April 13, 2010

“The Pacific Century”
The Mark Audio, also broadcast on:94.9-FM CHRW (London, Ontario), CIUT-FM 89.5 (Toronto), CJSF 90.1-FM (Vancouver), CKDU 88.1-FM (Halifax), CAPER Radio (Cape Breton), 93.3-FM CFMU (Hamilton), CFMH-FM 107.3 (Saint John)
April 12, 2010

CBC News Network – The Lang & O'Leary Exchange
Also broadcast on: CBC Winnipeg, CBC Ottawa, CBC Halifax, CBC Vancouver, CBC Calgary
April 12, 2010

“Canadians Lukewarm on China Investment"
Financial Post, Canwest News Service, The Vancouver Sun.com, Edmonton Journal.com
April 12, 2010

“TMX Group Looks to China for More Investment, Listings on its Two Exchanges"
Canadian Press, Canadian Business.com, Winnipeg Free Press.com, Metro Vancouver, Metro Halifax, Investment Executive
April 12, 2010

“China's Sinopec Takes $4.65-billion US Stake in Canadian Oilsands"
Canwest News Service, Edmonton Journal.com, The Calgary Herald.com
April 12, 2010

“The Rise of Global Statism"
Financial Post
April 12, 2010

“If China is Next in Line to be Global Superpower, then Canada Needs to Rethink its Relationship with the Eastern Giant"
The Mark Radio
April 12, 2010

“Expert: Raising RMB to Increase Canada’s Expectations”
Mingpao
April 8, 2010

“Asian, eh?”
SFGate.com (San Francisco Chronicle)
April 7, 2010

“N.B. Companies Should Make Asian Market a Priority”
New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal
April 6, 2010

“Power and Politics with Evan Soloman”
CBC TV
April 5, 2010

“Report on APF Opinion Poll”
Singtao Daily (Vancouver)
March 30, 2010

“China: First One to Economic Recovery? The country will likely emerge from the global recession stronger than ever”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO
The Mark (Toronto)
March 14, 2010

“Crises and Canadians Abroad: A Case for a Ministry of Canadians ..."
The Canadian Expat Association
March 11, 2010

“A Case for a Ministry of Canadians Abroad?"
Embassy Magazine (Ottawa)
March 10, 2010

“Benchmarking Canada's Economic Ties with China: Left-behind in the Gold Rush"
China Business Magazine
March 1, 2010

“For most of us, the Canada-Asia relationship is an afterthought; But a generational shift is evident, led by young people who have grown up with the world at their doorstep”
The Vancouver Sun
February 18, 2010

“Taiwan arms sale the latest wedge between U.S. and China”
Op-Ed by Wenran Jiang, APF Canada Senior Fellow
The Globe and Mail
February 1, 2010

“Supply Management Hurting Major Transpacific Trade Opportunity: Experts”
Embassy Magazine (Ottawa)
January 6, 2010

“Why gaining the ADS is just the beginning”
China Business Magazine
January 1, 2010

 

Selected Articles - 2009

“PM Must Build on Momentum”
The Brandon Sun
December 9, 2009

“Canadian PM’s Trip Signals New Chapter With China. Maybe…”
WallStreetJournal.com - China Real Time Report
December 6, 2009

“TSX Building on its China Listings; Canada to Expand Economic Ties with China”
Canadian Press
December 4, 2009

“Canadian B.C. Premier Applauds Approved Destination Status with China”
Xinhua News agency / China Economic Information Service
3 December 2009

“Walking a Fine Line in the Middle Kingdom”
Embassy Magazine (Ottawa)
December 2, 2009

“Free Trade with India Gets a Boost but a Nuclear Deal Remains Elusive, While Experts are Looking for an Asia Strategy"
Embassy Magazine (Ottawa)
November 18, 2009

“Canada Must Look to the East to Win in New World Economy”
Toronto Star
November 16, 2009

“Canada Keen to Warm up Trade Ties with India; Harper Builds Ties in India with Eye on Voters at Home”
Toronto Star
November 16, 2009

“Rolling up the Pacific Rim to Win; Stephen Harper's Growing Interest in Asia Reflects a New Political Understanding on the Part of the PM: Our Future (not to Mention His) Depends on it.”
The Globe And Mail
November 14, 2009

“Is Canada Missing out on the Asian Gold Rush?”
CBC News
November 13, 2009

“Canada Needs a 'Grand Strategy' PM's High-Stakes Mission to Asia; Stephen Harper Leaves for APEC Meetings in Singapore, One of Several Stops He'll Make to Help Boost Canada's Profile in Asia.”
Toronto Star
November 13, 2009.

“S'pore the Best Integrated with the Rest of APEC”
Straits Times (Singapore)
November 12, 2009

“S’pore most Integrated; Apec Economies Urged to Focus on Growth Strategies”
TODAY (Singapore)
November 12, 2009

“Memo to PM: India is a Serious Player; Ottawa has Been Far too Slow to Recognize its Dynamic Economy and Geopolitical Clout”
Toronto Star
November 12, 2009

“Clinton Urges More Action Against Burma US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Speaks During a News Conference Clinton Urges More Action Against Burma”
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts
November 12, 2009

“Armadilhas do Proteccionismo Inquietam Governantes em Singapura”
RTP (Spain)
November 11, 2009

“APEC Ministers Agree Economic Crisis Far From Over; Clinton Wants Action on Warming”
The Canadian Press / Associated Press. Also appeared on the following websites: MSN Money, BusinessWeek, Sacramento Bee, CBS News, Forbes, Modesto Bee, Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Sioux City Journal, Las Vegas Sun, Wisconsin, Bismarck Tribune State Journal, Macon Telegraph, San Luis Obispo Tribune, Charlotte Observer, Dayton Daily News, Denver Post, The San Francisco Examiner, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Washington Examiner, Lethbridge Herald, Winnipeg Free Press, New Brunswick Business Journal, Philippine Star, Tehran Times, Shanghai Daily, Taiwan News, Mainichi Daily News (Japan), China Post, Gaea Times (India), Today's Zaman (Turkey).
November 11, 2009

“Tough economic Times are Softening Canada’s Hard Line on Chinese Investment”
American Metal Market
November 1, 2009

“Canada, Out in the World”
Ottawa Citizen, The Vancouver Sun
October 31 2009

“Canada's ‘Missing Province' Grows as Ex-Pats Opt Out”
The Globe and Mail
October 29, 2009

“Canadian Expatriate Population so Large it Constitutes 'Secret Province': Report”
National Post
October 29, 2009

“Estimated 2.8 million Canadians Live Abroad”
CBC.ca News
October 29, 2009

“Almost 3 Million Canadians are Living Abroad; Large Canadian Diaspora Raises National Security and Health Care Issues, Author of Report Says”
The Vancouver Sun, Canwest News Service, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, Times Colonist, Montreal Gazette, Regina Leader Post
October 29, 2009

The National (CBC TV)
October 29, 2009

“Thomas d'Aquino on Canadian Concerns with China Oil Sands Interest"
National Post.com, Montreal Gazette.com, Edmonton Journal.com
October 23, 2009

“China in Race to Corner Canada’s Potash?”
Potash Investing News (BC)
October 23, 2009

"Chinese Investment in Potash Nothing to Fear, Says Analyst”
Canwest News Service, Regina Leader Post, Saskatoon StarPheonix
October 21, 2009

“Commerce Aside, What's Needed is a Canada-China ‘Human Capital' Pact”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO
The Globe and Mail
October 6, 2009

“Canada in Talks to Leapfrog Barriers to Free Trade with Asia; Trans-Pacific Partnership Could Pave Way to Broader Pacific Rim Trade Ties”
The Vancouver Sun
October 5, 2009

“Beijing is 'Petrified'”
Interview with Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO
Financial Post, NationalPost.com, Canada.com, CalgaryHerald.com, Kelowna.com, VancouverSun.com, EdmontonJournal.com
September 19, 2009

“Canadiens et Chinois parlent d'échanges”
La Tribune (Sherbrooke)
September 16, 2009

“Survey: Chinese Investors Extremely Interested in Canada”
SmartBrief (USA)
‎September 16, 2009‎

“Survey Shows Canada is of Great Interest to Chinese Investors”
Asia Pulse (Australia)
September 16, 2009

“China Policy 'Put to the Test'; Oil Sands Interest”
Financial Post
September 16, 2009

“Canada has Work to do Attracting Chinese Firms”
The Globe and Mail
September 16, 2009

“Survey Shows Canada to be Great Interest to Chinese Investors”
States News Service (USA)
September 16, 2009

“Chinese Businesses see Canada as Open”
The Vancouver Sun
‎September 15, 2009‎

“Execs Talk Canada-China Trade as Report Finds Huge Investment Potential”
Canadian Press: Product Design and Development (New Jersey), New Brunswick Business Journal, Pictou Country Nova Scotia News, The Amherst Daily News, Medicine Hat News, CKBT Radio St. Catharines, CJBT Radio London, Chronical Herald (Halifax), Metro Canada (Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver), ‎ Stockhouse (Toronto), Times Colonist (Victoria), ‎Edmonton Journal, ‎ Windsor Star, Calgary Herald
September 15, 2009

“Canada May Benefit from China Investment”
The Waterloo Record
September 15, 2009

“Des dirigeants d'affaires canadiens et chinois parlent d'échanges commerciaux”
La Presse Canadienne
September 15, 2009

“Chinese Businesses see Canada as Open; Market Survey”
National Post, The Calgary Herald, The Vancouver Sun, Canada.com, The Windsor Star, Montreal Gazette, Canwest News Service, Daily News (Nanaimo)
September 15, 2009

“Survey Shows Canada be of Great Interest to Chinese Investors”
Xinhua's China Economic Information Service (China), CCTV (China), People's Daily (China)
September 15, 2009

“World Watching Canada Reaction to Athabasca Investment”
nationalpost.com, edmontonjournal.com
September 14, 2009

“Canada Looks Beyond Ailing U.S. Economy for Markets; Conservatives Court Emerging Economies of China, India and Brazil”
Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Windsor Star
September 12, 2009

“Time to loosen the Ties that Bind?; America's Economic Woes have Brought Canada's Trade Policy to a Crossroads”
Montreal Gazette
September 12, 2009

“Who are Canada's Most Influential Expats?”
The Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, The Province (Vancouver), Regina Leader-Post, StarPheonix (Saskatoon), Times Colonist (Victoria), Canada.com, Globaltv.com.
September 7, 2009

“China Deal May Unleash Frenzy; $1.9B Stake Signals Interest in Canada”
Calgary Herald
September 2, 2009

“Vers un bloc asiatique autonome - Une bonne partie de la reprise viendra de l'Extrême-Orient”
Finance et Investissement, (Montreal)
September 1, 2009

“India is Booming, Trade with Canada isn't; Ottawa's Shift in Nuclear Policy Hasn't Yet Resulted in Greater Opportunities for Canadian Companies”
The Globe and Mail
August 22, 2009

“China Inc. Comes to Canada”
Reprint of Financial Post Op-Ed (July 17/09) by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO
East Asia Forum (Australia)
August 20, 2009

"Canada Wants Chinese Investments Through Publicly Traded Firms"
Bloomberg.com (USA)
August 9, 2009

“China Inc. Comes to Canada; China's Biggest-ever Investment in a Canadian Company Signals a Sea Change in the Countries' Relationship”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO
Financial Post
July 17, 2009

“Investment Canada's Inscrutable Role”
National Post
July 17, 2009

“Tax Laws, not Citizenship, Need to Change; Canada has Little or no Evidence to Back Up Recent Changes to its Citizenship Legislation”
The Vancouver Sun
July 13 2009

“Proposed Deal with China Heralded as a Lifeline for Teck Resources; $1.74-billion Deal also Signals a new, More Positive Canada-China Relationship”
The Vancouver Sun
July 4, 2009

“China's Catch-22: $2-trillion in Foreign Reserves”
The Globe and Mail
July 4, 2009

“China: First to Find the Bottom, First to Climb Out”
Reprint of Globe and Mail Op-Ed (February 25/09) by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO
China Business (Vancouver)
July 1, 2009

“The Fortune in our Future”
Reprint of globeandmail.com Op-Ed (June 23/09) by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, and Wang Huiyao,
Canada Watch (Embassy of Canada, Washington)
June 26, 2009

“Those Who Speak English Find Better Jobs; Immigrants with Low Levels of English fluency Pay a Penalty in the Labour Market, Researcher says”
The Vancouver Sun
June 25, 2009

“Fortune in our Future”
Reprint of globeandmail.com Op-Ed (June 23/09) by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, and Wang Huiyao
Sina.com (China)
June 24, 2009

“The Fortune in our Future”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, and Wang Huiyao,
Globeandmail.com
June 23, 2009

"Civilian Expects Comprehensive China-Canada Relations"
Global Chinese Press News
June 19, 2009

“Canadians Lost Voting Rights after 5 Years Residing Abroad”
Ming Pao (Toronto)
May 22, 2009

"Call in the Neighbours: Indian Views on Regionalizing Afghanistan Strategies"
Human Security Report Project and Afghanistan Conflict Monitor (SFU)
May 15, 2009

“Chinese investment Down”
Business in Vancouver
April 28, 2009

“Chinese Firms Staying close to home; Ignoring Beijing's 'go global' policy due to recession fears”
Financial Post, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen.
April 23, 2009

“Financial Crisis Dampens Zeal to Go Global”
China Daily (China)
April 23 2009

“Recession Hits Chinese Investment Plans, Poll Finds”
Exchange Morning Post (Waterloo)
April 22, 2009

“Chinese Companies not Keen to Foreign Purchasers”
Financial Post, Victoria Times Colonist, Regina Leader Post, The Windsor Star
April 22, 2009

“La récession affecte les investissements chinois à l'étranger”
LesAffaires.com (Montreal)
April 21, 2009

“Canada Seeks to Strengthen Trade Ties with China”
Xinhua News Agency (China)
April 18, 2009

“Ambitious Indian Students Rarely Consider Canada”
The Toronto Star
April 17, 2009

“Citizen Again: New Citizenship Law Kicks In”
The Canadian Press: The Toronto Star, St. Catharines Standard, The Daily News (Truro, Nova Scotia), The Whitehorse Daily Star, Metro News (Calgary, Halifax, Ottawa, Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto), Times and Transcript (New Brunswick), ‎The Chronicle Journal (Thunder Bay), ‎Lethbridge Herald, ‎Medicine Hat News, ‎Orleans Star (Ottawa), Winnipeg Free Press, Miramichi Leader (New Brunswick)‎.
April 16, 2009

“Tibetan Legislator Calls for Balanced View of Tibet”
People’s Daily Online (China)
March 25, 2009

“Cannon's Kashmir Quandry”
Embassy Magazine (Ottawa)
March 25, 2009

“Return to Hong Kong for Work, Mixed Outcomes”
Singtao Daily (Vancouver)
March 13, 2009

“Minister Day’s Visit Will Benefit Canada-China Businesses”
Singtao Daily (Vancouver)
March 12, 2009

“China Gives Canada the Cold Shoulder in Worldwide Shopping Spree; Perception Canada's Not Open For Business Remains”
The Vancouver Sun
March 9, 2009

“Asia Pacific Business Centre to Focus on China Market”
Ming Pao (Vancouver)
March 7, 2009

“BC to Promote Business and Trade, Asia Pacific Business Centre Opened”
Singtao Daily (Vancouver)
March 7, 2009

“Asia Pacific Business Centre to Promote Asia-Canada Trade”
World Journal (Vancouver)
March 7, 2009

“Maintain Ties, Canada Needs to Update its Policies to Embrace Chinese Transnationalism”
China Business (Toronto)
March 1, 2009

“Match Making, Canadian Businesses Pave Their Own Way Across the Pacific”
China Business (Toronto)
March 1, 2009

“World markets, China, and Where to Look For Signs of Light”
Ventures (Toronto)
February 25, 2009

“First to Find the Bottom, First Out of it”
Op-Ed by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO
The Globe and Mail
February 25, 2009

“Mandarin's a Must in Multilingual Vancouver”
GeorgiaStraight.com (Vancouver)
February 19, 2009

“Road to Beijing Runs Through Alberta; As Obama Prepares to Broaden U.S. Relations with China, Canada Must Re-Examine its Own Policies. And it Should be Heavily Guided by Alberta.”
Edmonton Journal
February 18, 2009

“Study Calls on More Job Opportunities to Avoid Chinese Canadians Returning to China”
Ming Pao Daily (Toronto)
February 11, 2009

“Build Ties with Expats in Asia, Ottawa Warned; Think-Tank Report; Many Connected to International Trade Networks”
The National Post
February 11, 2009

“Canadian Expats Risk Becoming 'Second-Class' Citizens: Study”
Financial Post, Canada.com
February 10, 2009

“Canadian Expats Fear Citizenship Changes”
South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)
February 8, 2009

“Canada Needs to Update its Policies to Embrace Chinese Transnationalism”
Canadian Entrepreneurship & Innovation Platform (Toronto)
February 6, 2009

“Global Coal”
China Business (Vancouver)
February 1, 2009

“Canadian Degree Popular, Returnees from Canada Find Jobs in 3 months”
Ming Pao Daily (Toronto)
January 29, 2009

“Canada and China: Why is This Man Frowning?”
Canadian Business
January 26, 2009

“Canada and India Vow to Deepen Ties”
The Globe and Mail
January 21, 2009

“Canada Urged to Maintain Ties With Chinese Immigrant Returnees”
Xinhua News Agency (China)
January 19, 2009

“La fabrica del mundo se agrieta”
El Pais.com (Spain)
January 14, 2009

“China’s Huge Bailout Plan, Canada/BC Could Benefit”
Global Chinese Press (Vancouver)
January 9, 2009

“Disconnecting Chain; Toy Recall and China: One year Later”
China Business (Vancouver)
January 1, 2009

“The Third Wheel; Canadian Offshore Schools in China”
China Business (Vancouver)
January 1, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

Wayne Farmer, President of the Canada-ASEAN Business Council, APF Canada VP Kasi Rao and Minister of Trade Ed Fast receive a gift from Bayu Krisnamurthi, Indonesia’s Vice Minister of Trade.
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APF Canada’s Christine Nakamura delivers introductory remarks at a lunch in Toronto hosted by APF Canada and the Canada-ASEAN Business Council on June 6, 2014.
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Dean Connor, President and CEO, Sun Life Financial, talks with guests at the ASEAN Economic Ministers Luncheon hosted by APF Canada and the Canada-ASEAN Business Council.
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The ASEAN Economic Ministers and Canadian Minister of Trade, Ed Fast, shake hands at the ASEAN Economic Ministers Luncheon on June 6, 2014 in Toronto.
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Dr. Amory Lovins and Clay Stranger, Rocky Mountain Institute, and Yuen Pau Woo, APF Canada, at an event on China’s energy future in Vancouver on March 24, 2014.
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Stockwell Day, Hon. Teresa Woo-Paw, Hon. Bill Bennet and Rudy North listen to a speech by Dr. Amory Lovins on China’s energy future at a Vancouver event hosted by APF Canada on March 24, 2014.
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Dr. Amory Lovins, Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute, delivers a presentation at a lunch hosted by APF Canada on March 24, 2014 in Vancouver.
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A guest poses a question to Dr. Amory Lovins during an APF Canada event on China’s energy future on March 24, 2014 in Vancouver.
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CCBC Executive Director Sarah Kutulakos speaks at a panel alongside Ed Hearst, Craig Kramer and William Webster at the ABAC Executive Roundtable.
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Guests engage in discussion at the ABAC Executive Roundtable held on March 6, 2014 in Toronto.
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Peter Nesbitt, EDC, moderates a panel on travel barriers with Gerry Bruno, YVR; Robert Dick, Transport Canada; and David Waugh, Air Canada at the ABAC Executive Roundtable.
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Xia Bing, Executive Director, ABAC 2014, and Ed Hearst, VP Government Affairs, BlackBerry, at a networking session during the ABAC Executive Roundtable.
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Yuen Pau Woo, President, APF Canada and Joshua Wright, Economist, Bloomberg, speak on a panel on ‘The Global Outlook for Asia in 2014-15’ at the ABAC Executive Roundtable.
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APF Canada Vice-President Jill Price delivers remarks at the ABAC Executive Roundtable held in Toronto on March 6, 2014.
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– A panel on ‘Canada and China’s Priorities in APEC 2014’ featuring Don Campbell, Perrin Beatty, Paul Lee and Xia Bing at the ABAC Executive Roundtable.
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Peter Wilkinson, SVP, Manulife Canada, and Simon Kennedy, Deputy Minister, DFATD, discuss on trade liberalization in the Asia Pacific at the ABAC Executive Roundtable.
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Kenny Zhang, Yuen Pau Woo and Hugh Stephens, APF Canada, pose with speakers at the China Goes Global Symposium held on November 4, 2013 in Vancouver.
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The Hon. Teresa Wat, BC Minister of International Trade & Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism, delivers the luncheon keynote at the China Goes Global Symposium on November 4, 2013 in Vancouver.
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Jerry Xie, China Gold International Resources and The Hon. Runlong Mao, Acting Consul General of PRC in Vancouver at the China Goes Global Symposium held in Vancouver on November 4, 2013.
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Dr. Daniel Shapiro, Dean, SFU Beedie School of Business, APF Canada Vice-President Eva Busza and Senior Policy Analyst Kenny Zhang at the China Goes Global Symposium held in Vancouver on November 4, 2013
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Attendees pose at the China Goes Global Symposium held on November 4, 2013 in Vancouver to discuss opportunities and challenges for Chinese outwards investments into Canada.
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APF Canada President and CEO, Yuen Pau Woo, poses with Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall at a lunch in Toronto on October 28, 2013.
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Kasi Rao, Vice-President of APF Canada, delivers opening remarks at a lunch with Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall on October 28, 2013 in Toronto.
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APF Canada President & CEO Yuen Pau Woo introduces Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall at a lunch held in Toronto on October 28, 2013.
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Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall delivers the keynote address at a lunch held by APF Canada in Toronto on October 28, 2013.
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Guests listen to a speech given by Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall at a lunch hosted by APF Canada on October 28, 2013 in Toronto.
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Neil Tait, Special Advisor to Chariman and CEO on Asia, BMO, delivers the closing remarks at a lunch with Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall held in Toronto on October 28, 2013.
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His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada (centre), poses with Canada-Asia 2013 and PECC Co-Chairs, Yuen Pau Woo, Dean Connor, David Emerson, Jusuf Wanandi and Don Campbell; and APF Canada Vice-President, Jill Price at Canada-Asia 2013.
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Don Campbell, Co-Chair, PECC; the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister for International Trade; Jusuf Wanandi, Co-Chair, PECC; and Yuen Pau Woo, President & CEO, APF Canada, at the PECC General Meeting on June 3, 2013.
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APF Canada VP, Development & Corporate Affairs, Jill Price, Wanting Qu, and Tom Milroy, CEO, BMO at the Canada-Asia 2013 welcome dinner on June 3, 2013.
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Mayor Gregor Robertson of the City of Vancouver introduces Wanting Qu at the Canada-Asia 2013 opening dinner on June 3, 2013.
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