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  • 20 hours ago
    Longueiuil, Quebec-based Heroux-Devtek Inc., an international manufacturer of aerospace products, has signed a long-term contract with South Korea’s Hanwha Corporation for the design and development of the KF-X fighter jet’s landing gear system. Engineering and testing will be performed at Heroux-Devtek’s facilities in Runcorn, UK and St-Hubert, Quebec. Engineering work has already begun and will...
  • 21 hours ago
    The inaugural Canada-China International Film Festival, hosted by Canada China Art Tech and mDreams Pictures in partnership with Concordia University, will be held September 16-19 at Concordia. In addition to public screenings of films in competition, the festival will provide networking for people working in the fields of art, technology and digital interactive media, and will feature a co-...
  • 2 days ago
    The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) released the 2016 National Opinion Poll (NOP), Canadian Views on Asia today. According to the 2016 NOP, Canadians feel more connected and positive toward Asia than they did two years ago, and are more optimistic about future relations with the region. APF Canada President and CEO, Stewart Beck noted that the NOP results demonstrate that Canadians...
  • 2 days ago
    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong has appointed Derrick Lee as the Chamber’s full-time president. Prior to the appointment, Mr. Lee was Head of Passport Section at the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong. The trilingual Mr. Lee (English, Chinese and French) has 20 years of experience working with government departments and multi-national corporations from Canada, Hong Kong and...
  • 5 days ago
    Toronto-based Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’) has purchased 29 per cent of Australian data connectivity company Nextgen Networks from CIMIC, a Sydney, Australia-based multi-sector contractor for approximately C$200 million. The purchase means Ontario Teachers’ will own 100 per cent of Nextgen Networks. Ontario Teachers’ is the pension plan for about 316,000 retired and working...
  • 5 days ago
    Opportunities New Brunswick (ONB), the province of New Brunswick’s business development organization, is hosting an Asia market symposium focused on China in Moncton on September 22. The event will explore doing business in Asia and features speakers from the Canada China Business Council, Export Development Canada, HSBC Canada, and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, among others. There is no...
  • 5 days ago
    The Hong Kong Canada Business Association (HKCBA) is hosting a cleantech workshop in Montreal on September 13. The event features seven panellists with experience in the cleantech sector in Hong Kong and China, plus a networking reception. For more information and to register, click here.
  • 6 days ago
    Grafoid Inc., an Ontario-based company focused on graphene research, application development and investment, has received a patent for its process that converts raw graphite ore to graphene from the Australian patent office, IP Australia. The National University of Singapore, as the assignee of the patent, has granted an exclusive licence to Singapore-based Graphite Zero Pte. Ltd. for the...
  • 6 days ago
    The Hong Kong Canada Business Association (HKCBA) is hosting a panel discussion and networking reception in Longeuil, Quebec, on September 12 focused on agrifood opportunities in Asia. The event, titled “Agrifood Opportunities via Asia's Superconnector, Hong Kong” features six panellists with experience in exporting to and investing in Hong Kong. For more information and to register, click here.
  • 7 days ago
    The Province of Ontario, in co-operation with Global Affairs Canada, is organizing a mission for Ontario suppliers to the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition from October 12-15, 2016. The exhibition, which is hosted every four years, is a key event for Japan’s aerospace industry, the sixth-largest largest such cluster in the world. For more information, click here or here.
  • 7 days ago
    The Montreal Council on Foreign Relations (also known as le Conseil des relations internationales, or CORIM) is hosting a luncheon event in Montreal on September 8 featuring an address by the Mayor of Seoul, Park Won Soon, on the social economy and the future of global cities, as well as investment opportunities in Seoul and innovations in collaborative governance. Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre...
  • August 23, 2016
    Toronto-based Gobimin Inc., a mineral development and exploration company focused on assets in China, has sold its investment Loco Hong Kong Holdings Ltd. for approximately US$10.62-million. After the transaction Gobimin retains a 10 per cent equity interest in Loco Hong Kong, a Hong Kong-based metals and commodity trading company.
  • August 23, 2016
    KWG Resources Inc., a Toronto-based a mineral exploration company developing chromite deposits in Northern Ontario, has signed agreements with China Railway First Survey & Design Institute Group Co., Ltd. (FSDI). Under the terms of the agreements the companies have agreed on the deliverables and timetable for FSDI to complete a feasibility study for a proposed railroad that would connect KWG’...
  • August 22, 2016
    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, the government of Canada and the Clean Tech fund announced a $161 million investment in 3 biomass power plants in the Negros Occidental province of the Philippines. The plants are expected to generate 70 megawatts (MW) when all phases are completed. The project will use sugarcane as feedstock, converting sugarcane...
  • August 22, 2016
    Vancouver-based Westport Fuel Systems announced that it has entered into agreements to sell an 11.7% interest in the Weichai Westport Inc. ("WWI") joint venture to Weichai Holding Group Co., Ltd. ("Weichai") and to an additional undisclosed purchaser. Westport will remain a committed partner in the joint venture through its minority interest in WWI and has signed a framework agreement with WWI...
  • August 19, 2016
    Premier Kathleen Wynne will lead her first business mission to Japan and South Korea from November 28-December 2, 2016. Premier Wynne will be the first Ontario Premier to visit South Korea in 30 years and the first Ontario Premier to visit Japan in a decade. The mission will focus on building economic partnerships and seeking new opportunities in key sectors, including innovation, auto,...
  • August 19, 2016
    Burnaby, BC-based Ballard Power Systems announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC), a member company of the Toyota Group. Under the agreement, TTC will act as a distributor of Ballard-powered fuel cell products in Japan. Ballard Power systems is a developer and manufacturer of fuel cell products.
  • August 19, 2016
    General Electric (GE) and Hitachi Ltd. have announced  the sale of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (GEH-C) to BWXT Canada Ltd. GEH-C supplies nuclear fuel, components, services, equipment and parts for the CANDU nuclear power industry. BWXT Canada supplies generators and components to the nuclear industry. GE is an American multinational conglomerate. Hitachi is a Japanese...
  • August 18, 2016
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that he will undertake an official visit to China from August 30 to September 6, 2016.  During the visit, the Prime Minister will participate in the G20 Leaders Summit on September 4 and 5 in Hangzhou, China, while also seeking to promote greater dialogue between Canada and China. As part of the visit, a Canadian delegation will work with Chinese...
  • August 18, 2016
    Vancouver International Airport announced that Beijing Capital Airlines (BCA), a Chinese airline based in Beijing, will begin thrice-weekly service between Vancouver and Hangzhou, China, via Qingdao on December 30, 2016. Vancouver will be BCA’s first destination in North America. The new service is projected to bring 123 jobs and C$6.2 million in GDP to British Columbia.  

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