News Service

  • 3 days ago
    Tourism Toronto has announced a new partnership with Chinese OTT Financial Group that introduces the Chinese mobile payment service, WeChat Pay, into local tourism businesses to boost engagement and consumption by Chinese travellers. WeChat is China's largest mobile messenger app with 840 million active users who can use the app to buy products and book travel. OTT Financial is a China-based...
  • 3 days ago
    Montreal-headquartered Bombardier has reportedly held talks with China's state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd. (COMAC) about an investment in Bombardier’s C Series passenger jet program. COMAC is reportedly working with at least one bank on an agreement which could see it make an investment in Bombardier's commercial aerospace arm, or take a stake in the C Series program,...
  • 4 days ago
    Vancouver-headquartered Japan Gold Corp. has been granted 23 prospecting rights licences for the Ikutahara project in northern Hokkaido, Japan, by the Japanese Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry (METI). The licences authorize the company to commence more advanced exploration methods, including drilling at the 19,114-hectare Ikutahara project. A further 33 project-related applications by Japan...
  • 4 days ago
    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has announced a partnership with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to combat commercial electronic messages (spam) and telemarketing. The MoU will allow the two agencies to provide one another with investigative assistance and develop a co-ordinated approach in enforcing Canadian and Australian spam and...
  • 5 days ago
    Vancouver-headquartered Irving Resources Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary, Irving Resources Japan GK, has acquired the Eniwa gold project in Hokkaido, Japan. With Eniwa, Irving now holds five highly prospective precious metal projects in Japan. Irving plans reconnaissance level prospecting and sampling at Eniwa later this year. Irving is a junior mineral exploration company with interests in...
  • 5 days ago
    North Vancouver-headquartered Aurora Solar Technologies Inc. has received an infrared-based measurement patent allowance from Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Office. The patent covers the photovoltaic industry (generating electric power by using solar cells to convert energy from the sun), but can also be applied to other processes. This is the sixth national patent granted allowed from several of...
  • 5 days ago
    A multi-stakeholder delegation representing interests in India’s ceramic industry is meeting with ceramics industry representatives in Toronto and Vaughan, Ontario, to encourage participation and involvement from Canadians at the Vibrant Ceramics Expo and Summit 2017. The summit is being held from November 14-19, 2017 in Gandhinagar in the state of Gujarat, India. Gujarat is the world’s 2nd...
  • 6 days ago
    Minister of International Trade, François-Philippe Champagne, will travel to Vietnam, Singapore, South Korea, and Japan from May 20 to 26, 2017. In Vietnam, Minister Champagne will take part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting in Hanoi on May 20 and 21. He will also meet with senior government and business leaders to discuss ways to expand...
  • 6 days ago
    The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) will host half-day workshops in Halifax (June 1), Calgary (June 6), Montreal (June 8), Vancouver (June 8) and Toronto (June 13) focused on non-traditional financing, i.e. alternative capital. Participants will be provided with a clearer understanding of opportunities available using alternative capital, and the best methods of pursuing and implementing...
  • May 15, 2017
    Toronto-headquartered Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has announced that it has committed approximately US$500 million to become the majority partner in IndoSpace Core, a joint venture with Mumbai-headquartered IndoSpace, to buy and develop logistics facilities in India. The partnership has committed to acquire 13 industrial and logistics parks in India, including in Chennai, Pune,...
  • May 15, 2017
    The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada), the Business Council of Canada, and the Canada-ASEAN Business Council, in partnership with the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia, have unveiled a report on the feasibility of a Canada-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) free trade agreement. The report is entitled The ASEAN Advantage: Exploring Canada’s...
  • May 12, 2017
    Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, will be in Beijing, China, May 14-15, to represent Canada at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. This forum provides Canada with an opportunity to discuss cooperation in key areas such as infrastructure connectivity, trade, investment, financial support and people-to-people exchanges...
  • May 12, 2017
    The University of British Columbia (UBC) has become the fourth global partner of Nanyang Technological University’s Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP). REP is a dual-degree programme that blends engineering with business and humanities. Students graduate with a Bachelor and Master’s degree in 4.5 years and are able to study at an overseas university in their third year. The agreement sees...
  • May 11, 2017
    Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (Star), a Toronto-based company focused on navigation, tracking and information transmission technologies for the transportation sector, has signed a distribution deal with Tianjin Zhonglian Tiantong Space Technology Co. Ltd. (ZLT) of China. Under the terms of the agreement, ZLT will have exclusive rights to sell two groups of Star products in China, namely a...
  • May 11, 2017
    The Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP) is hosting its 2017 Saskatchewan Asia Trade Conference on Friday, July 7 in Regina. The conference will attract incoming buyers from Asian markets and will provide valuable networking opportunities for the province’s exporters. Participants will hear the latest trade opportunities available for Saskatchewan products in Asia, and will be able...
  • May 10, 2017
    A business delegation from China’s Shandong province is in Alberta from May 8-11, 2017, to explore business opportunities. The program includes stops in both Edmonton and Calgary, where the delegation will meet a variety of Alberta business and industry leaders, plus meetings with government leaders including Canada’s Ambassador to China, John McCallum, and Alberta’s Minister of Economic...
  • May 10, 2017
    Global Energy Mining Corp. (GEMC), a Vancouver-headquartered junior mining company focused on supplying cobalt for use in rechargeable batteries, has entered into a binding agreement with Hammer Metals Ltd. for an exclusive option in the Millennium Cobalt Project in the Mount Isa mining area of Queensland, Australia. GEMC can acquire up to a 75% stake in the project in three stages based on...
  • May 9, 2017
    HNZ Group, an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services headquartered near Montreal, has been awarded contracts by INPEX Operations Australia Pty Ltd. and Shell Australia Pty Ltd. to provide offshore search and rescue services for the INPEX-led Ichthys LNG Project and the Shell-led Prelude FLNG Project. HNZ will supply one heavy helicopter to provide all-...
  • May 9, 2017
    Bengal Energy Ltd., a Calgary-headquartered junior oil and gas exploration and production company with assets in Australia, has announced it has executed a new sale agreement with the South Australia-located joint venture company to which it sells the majority of its oil production. The agreement includes improved pricing and a five-year term.
  • May 9, 2017
    Vancouver-based East Asia Minerals, a mineral resource exploration and development company focused on precious metals projects in Indonesia, has closed a non-brokered private placement that has resulted in net proceeds of approximately C$3.1 million. These monies will be used to pay expenses related to the company's properties in Indonesia, settle payables, and for working capital, including for...

Pages

Use 'AND' or 'OR' to refine your search.

Use quotes " " to get exact matches or remove them to get more results.