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  • 2 days ago
    Representatives from India Post wrapped up a three-day visit to Ottawa and Toronto where they held bilateral meetings with senior officials from Canada Post. The two organizations signed a bilateral agreement on e-commerce and announced that a first-ever joint stamp would be issued to mark Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. The joint issue will be available to the public in September of this...
  • 2 days ago
    Hikvision Canada Inc., a subsidiary of the Hangzhou, China-based company dealing in innovative video surveillance products and solutions, plans to establish an R&D Centre in Montreal in 2017. Hikivision’s USA division also plans to establish a centre in Silicon Valley, California. The North American R&D Centre and Research Institute will be the first established outside of China. The...
  • 2 days ago
    The Board of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) has announced that John Montalbano has been appointed to the Board of Directors of APF Canada, effective February 10. Mr. Montalbano is Principal of Tower Beach Capital Ltd., a private enterprise focused on venture capital and private equity investments. His previous positions include President of Phillips, Hager & North...
  • 3 days ago
    Montreal-headquartered Air Canada has announced its inaugural flight connecting Montreal and Shanghai. As a result of the new flight route, Tourisme Montréal expects 110,000 Chinese tourists in Montreal in 2017, marking a 30 per cent increase over 2016. The daily year-round flight marks the airline's first direct service to Asia from Montreal. 
  • 3 days ago
    The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and its Acclr team of international trade experts has kicked off a six-day multi-sector trade mission to China. The mission is being conducted with cooperation from the Quebec Government Office in Shanghai and Air Canada and with support from Quebec's Ministère de l'Économie, de la Science et de l'Innovation and Export Québec.
  • 3 days ago
    Ottawa-headquartered Mitel Networks Corp. has expanded its business and global presence in the ASEAN region through a new distribution agreement with the UK’s Exclusive Networks Ltd. As part of the agreement, Exclusive Networks will serve as a distributor of Mitel's MiVoice Business and MiContact Center offerings in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, with other countries to follow. Mitel Networks...
  • 4 days ago
    Export Development Canada and Global Affairs’ Trade Commissioner Service are hosting a free, interactive webinar on Thursday March 2, 2017 to help companies to access export opportunities in Vietnam. Panelists will provide insight into a wide range of sectors that are in demand in Vietnam and provide advice to help companies to break into the market. For further information...
  • 4 days ago
    The Taiwanese Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs are encouraging outstanding international students to undertake degree programs in Taiwan through the Taiwan Scholarship Program. The scholarship will provide opportunities for study in a wide range of disciplines at Taiwan’s universities and colleges. For further information, click here. In addition, international students are...
  • 5 days ago
    The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has committed US$375 million in Hong Kong-based PAG’s real estate investment vehicle in Secured Capital Japan Real Estate Fund VI. PAG’s real estate investment vehicle is focused on distressed debt and off-market acquisition opportunities in commercial real estate, primarily in Japan with additional opportunities in South Korea and China. CPPIB’s...
  • 5 days ago
    Mississauga, Ontario-headquartered Magellan Aerospace Corporation has announced plans to construct a new manufacturing and assembly facility in India. The 140,000 sq. ft. building will be constructed in a special aerospace economic zone near the Bangalore International Airport. Building of the new facility is expected to start in June 2017 and will be constructed in three phases. Magellan...
  • February 10, 2017
    Chinese multinational firm Huawei Technologies and Polytechnique Montréal are co-launching the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)/Huawei Industrial Research Chair in Future Wireless Technologies (FuWiC) on February 10 at Polytechnique Montréal. FuWiC is the first university research program created by Huawei. FuWiC Chair members will explore such issues as The...
  • February 10, 2017
    Toronto-headquartered insurance company and financial services provider, Manulife Financial Corp., exceeded analyst expectations by meeting a long-held target to achieve an annual profit of C$4 billion in 2016, helped by a strong performance in Asia. The performance represents a landmark for Manulife, which initially set a goal in 2012 to achieve annual earnings of C$4 billion by 2015, but later...
  • February 9, 2017
    Toronto-headquartered Fairfax Financial Holdings Inc. is reported to be in the process of buying New Zealand-based insurance company Tower in a deal valued at approximately US$140 million. The acquisition would further the company's reputation as a consolidator on the global stage. A deal for Tower would be the latest in Fairfax's effort to identify value in businesses that others in the...
  • February 9, 2017
    The Centre for Korean Research will host South Korea’s Former Ambassador to the UN, Oh Joon, who will be speaking on the topic: “How Can the New Governments in Washington and Seoul Tackle North Korea?” Lunch will be provided at the event, which will take place from 11:30-1:00 on Thursday February 16, 2017. To register, click here.
  • February 8, 2017
    The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) is hosting a business luncheon featuring John McCallum, Canada’s Ambassador-Designate to China, in Toronto on February 27. McCallum will discuss the Government of Canada's direction in its revitalized relationship with China. For more information and to register, click here.
  • February 8, 2017
    The Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP) and the Alberta International Development Office (AIDO) are organizing a mission to the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Business Opportunities Fair taking place March 22-23, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. The seminar is a one-stop forum for academia, contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and individual consultants interested in ADB projects. In...
  • February 7, 2017
    Aurora Solar Technologies Inc., a North Vancouver-based developer and marketer of measurement, visualization and control systems for the photovoltaic manufacturing industry, has received an order from NEXXERGY International Ltd. of Hong Kong, an affiliate of the Connecticut, U.S.-based EXXERGY Group, for a portable unit that optimizes efficiency in the production of solar power cells. The order...
  • February 7, 2017
    Industry experts have reported that a shipment of Eastern Canadian crude will make a first-of-its-kind voyage into the Caribbean and on to China, as weakening global oil prices have opened a unique opportunity for Canadian oil to be sold in East Asia. Observers believe a cargo of two types of crude oil will leave from Newfoundland in mid- to late February, when they will head to the Caribbean to...
  • February 6, 2017
    The Government of Canada’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth has released its second round of recommendations. The Council, chaired by Dominic Barton, Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company and Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Board Member, advises the government to pursue trade with Asia, make it easier for new Canadian companies to expand, and aim to increase employment rates...
  • February 6, 2017
    Waterloo-headquartered BlackBerry Ltd. has entered into an agreement with Indian telecom company Optiemus Infracom Ltd. to license BlackBerry software and services for the production of BlackBerry Android handsets. Under the terms of the long-term deal BlackBerry will license its security software and services suite, as well as related brand assets, to Optiemus, which will design, manufacture,...

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