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  • 4 hours ago
    Alberta’s Economic Development and Trade Minister, Deron Bilous, and a delegation of over 80 Alberta businesses and organizations have concluded a 12-day trade mission to Japan and China during which they met with hundreds of potential investors, buyers and government leaders.  Key highlights from the mission include: a partnership between Hokuetsu Kishu Paper Inc. and InnoTech Alberta and...
  • 4 hours ago
    Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, has concluded her official visit to China, with stops in Guangzhou, Foshan, and Beijing. During the mission, Minister McKenna officially opened Canada’s new consulate general in Guangzhou, met with the Climate Change Division of the Guangdong Development and Reform Commission and concluded successful meetings with Chinese...
  • Yesterday
    Montreal-headquartered Bombardier Inc. has finalized a purchase agreement with Philippine Airlines Inc., flag carrier of the Philippines, for five Q400 aircraft and purchase rights for an additional seven Q400 aircraft. The order is valued at approximately US$165 million and could increase to US$401 million should Philippine Airlines exercise all its purchase rights. The aircraft are expected to...
  • Yesterday
    The Canada-India Business Council (C-IBC) has announced the appointment of Mr. Kasi Rao as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2017.  Mr. Rao will continue as Vice-President of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada). C-IBC is a not-for-profit trade association linking Canada and India. Mr. Rao has been a long-time champion of Canada-India engagement...
  • 2 days ago
    Export Development Canada and the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service of Global Affairs Canada are leading a trade mission from January 17 to January 20, 2017 to Manila, Philippines, for Canadian suppliers with technologies and solutions in the infrastructure sector. The mission will allow companies to showcase their capabilities and meet one-on-one with decision makers from major Philippine...
  • 2 days ago
    Canadian academics, students and professionals can now apply for scholarships for studies, research, and Chinese language training in China as part of the 2017-2018 Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program, funded by Global Affairs Canada and the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Over 20 scholarships are available for four to twelve months for students and eight weeks to...
  • 3 days ago
    Minister of International Trade, Chrystia Freeland, has announced dedicated funding of C$218 million over the next five years to support the creation of a new investment promotion agency. The new investment hub will be operational in 2017 with the goal of attracting international investment. Headed by a chief executive officer and staffed by a new team of trade commissioners, the investment hub...
  • 3 days ago
    To mark the 40th anniversary of Canada-ASEAN relations in 2017, strategy and operations management consulting firm Tractus Asia Ltd. is hosting “Canada-ASEAN Week,” a week-long series of webinars from December 12 to 16 to discuss the opportunities and challenges for Canadian companies investing in, and trading with, five of the most important ASEAN member states. Tractus managers from Vietnam (...
  • 4 days ago
    A commemorative monument was unveiled in Kelowna recognizing the contributions of Chinese-Canadians to B.C. The monument reflects the 2014 apology delivered on behalf of the B.C. legislative assembly to Chinese-Canadians for historical wrongs committed by past provincial governments. The monument also serves as a permanent reminder of the racism, discrimination and hardships faced by Chinese-...
  • 4 days ago
    Canadian and provincial government representatives and delegates from the Canadian forest sector met with China’s State Forestry Administration and Chinese industry officials to advance discussion around sustainable forest management practices during a roundtable meeting recently. The roundtable, part of BC’s 2016 Asia Trade Mission, was opened by Steve Thomson, BC’s Minister of Forests, Lands...
  • 4 days ago
    The Montreal chapter of the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association (HKCBA) is hosting its holiday cocktail party on Tuesday December 13, from 6:00 p.m. To register, click here.
  • December 2, 2016
    Feihe International Inc., a China-based manufacturer of infant formula, is investing C$225 million in the Kingston, Ontario area for the development of a new manufacturing facility to produce goat milk infant formula. The plant, which is planned to open in early 2019, is expected to send 80 per cent of its production to Asia, with the remaining 20 per cent staying in North America.
  • December 2, 2016
    The Competition Bureau of Canada and Hong Kong’s Competition Commission have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance co-operation in cross-border competition matters. Canada and Hong Kong will collaborate by sharing competition law enforcement information and experiences, as well as by encouraging technical co-operation, including staff exchanges. The agreement was signed at the OECD...
  • December 2, 2016
    HNZ Group Inc., a helicopter services company headquartered near Montreal, has entered into a joint venture with PHI Inc. to provide offshore helicopter transportation services to the Ichthys LNG Project in Western Australia. The Ichthys LNG Project is led by Japanese oil and gas exploration and production company, Inpex. PHI Inc. is a helicopter services company based in Louisiana.
  • December 1, 2016
    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced new agreements between Ontario and South Korea businesses and institutions on the first day of her mission to South Korea. Valued at about C$120 million, these partnerships will enhance Ontario-South Korea research and academic ties and will create new jobs in Ontario. The deals include the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) and...
  • December 1, 2016
    Kolmar Korea Co., a South Korea-based developer and manufacturer of cosmetics, has acquired an 85 per cent stake in Barrie, Ontario-based company CSR Cosmetic Solutions Inc. (CSR). The deal is worth about C$28.5 million. CSR, previously known as Kolmar Canada, was founded in 1953 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Kolmar USA, but was rebranded as CSR Cosmetic Solutions in 2008.
  • November 30, 2016
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the approval of an expansion to Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline and the replacement of Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline while rejecting the Northern Gateway Pipeline, all of which are intended to carry crude oil for export. The Trans Mountain Pipeline will move a mix of oil products from Edmonton to a terminal in Burnaby, B.C., where it will be exported...
  • November 30, 2016
    Vancouver-headquartered gold mining company Japan Gold Corp. has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Southern Arc Minerals Japan KK (SAMJ), has received prospecting rights to over 11,000 hectares of land in northern Hokkaido, Japan. The rights cover lands adjacent to the Sanru Mine that was in production for approximately 50 years until 1974. SAMJ is now authorized to commence low impact...
  • November 29, 2016
    Environment Minister Catherine McKenna will lead a mission to China in December to deepen the two countries’ clean energy ties and to help Canadian businesses capitalize on new opportunities in the clean energy sector in China. The mission comes in advance of China implementing a cap and trade system on carbon emissions covering high-emitting sectors including power generation, iron and steel,...
  • November 29, 2016
    Calgary headquartered VIQ Solutions, a provider of digital evidence capture and content management, has announced that its subsidiary, VIQ Dataworxs, has signed an agreement to upgrade the speech recognition capabilities of Bazzani Scully Priddle Lawyers (BSP), a Melbourne, Australia-based law firm. The technology will allow BSP to capture client notes using a smartphone app or digital handheld...

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