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  • October 2, 2018
    Vancouver-based Japan Gold Corp’s four prospecting right applications for the Tobaru Project in southern Japan have been converted to prospecting rights by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). The Tobaru Project totals 1,347 hectares in the Japan’s gold-rich Hokusatsu-Kushikino mining district, on the island of Kyushu.  This new development authorizes Japan Gold Corp...
  • October 2, 2018
    01 Communique Laboratory Inc., a Canadian technology company based in Mississauga, Ontario, has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Hitachi Solutions Create Ltd. (Hitachi) to commence a feasibility study of the Japanese market for 01 Communique's cybersecurity technologies and their impact on the various markets in Japan. Established in 1992, 01 Communique is transitioning its...
  • October 2, 2018
    The Government of Canada today welcomed LNG Canada’s decision to build a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Kitimat, British Columbia. In a press release, the government said the C$40-billion project represents the largest private sector investment project in the history of the country and will lead to 10,000 middle class jobs. Prime Minister Trudeau further announced C$275 million...
  • October 1, 2018
    Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland announced nine diplomatic appointments today, including six appointments in Asia, including:  Annie Dubé becomes Consul General in Mumbai (Republic of India).   Wendy Gilmour becomes High Commissioner in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Nicole Girard becomes Consul General in Bengaluru (Republic of India).  ...
  • October 1, 2018
    Bombardier Inc.'s Chinese joint venture, Bombardier Sifang Transportation Ltd. (BST), has been awarded a contract with China Railway Corp. (CRC) to supply 120 new high-speed train cars for China's developing high-speed rail network. The trains will have an operating speed of 350 km/h. Bombardier Transportation owns 50 per cent of BST, which is consolidated by Bombardier Transportation's...
  • October 1, 2018
    Cathay Pacific has awarded Big Sisters of B.C. Lower Mainland (Big Sisters) a C$35,000 prize package to commemorate the airline’s 35 years of flying between Vancouver and Hong Kong. Big Sisters entered the contest with a video submission exemplifying the success of their work aimed at creating strong female bonds within the community and offering mentorship to young people facing...
  • September 28, 2018
    Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. has received a purchase order from a Hong Kong aircraft management company, HK Bellawings Jet Ltd. for four Global 6500 and two Global 7500 business jets, with an option for a purchase of 12 additional aircraft. The order follows a letter of intent signed at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Geneva earlier this year. The transaction is...
  • September 28, 2018
    The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) will present the 6th Canada China Business Excellence Awards at a luncheon at the Omni King Edward Hotel in Toronto on Wednesday, October 3. The Awards recognize individuals and organizations from across Canada that take a leading and innovative role in expanding and nurturing bilateral business relationships. Finalists have been announced in five...
  • September 27, 2018
    The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) and the Economics and Technology Research Institute of China National Petroleum Corporation (ETRI of CNPC) held a second joint meeting of the non-governmental (Track II) Energy Dialogue from September 25 to 26 in Halifax. Continuing their discussion from the first joint meeting in Beijing, Canadian and Chinese experts developed a set of...
  • September 27, 2018
    Vancouver-headquarted Pacton Gold Inc. has entered into a binding letter of intent whereby it will acquire one tenement, the Golden Palms property measuring approximately seven kilometres by five kilometres, 100 km southwest of Port Hedland, in Western Australia. The property is strategically significant in that it extends Pacton’s Friendly Creek project northward. Recent prospecting on the...
  • September 27, 2018
    Montreal-based engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has signed a project management contract with Long Son Petrochemicals Co. Ltd. (LSP), a subsidiary of the Siam Cement Public Co. Ltd. of Thailand, for work on the first integrated petrochemicals complex in Vietnam. SNC-Lavalin and LSP will form a team to provide oversight and various professional services, including interface and document...
  • September 26, 2018
    Vancouver-based Teck Resources Limited (Teck) has committed to invest an additional C$2.5 million to support life-saving zinc and oral rehydration salt (ORS) treatments for children in India over the next five years. This investment builds upon the C$5 million that Teck committed to UNICEF in 2013. Reports indicate that the partnership has saved the lives of 62,000 children in India over the past...
  • September 26, 2018
    Ottawa-headquartered Avivagen Inc. has received its first order for OxC-beta Livestock in Thailand.  OxC-beta Livestock is a proprietary product developed to replace the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in livestock feeds and is currently in use in the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and New Zealand. The 100-kilogram order also represents the first time OxC-beta Livestock will be used...
  • September 26, 2018
    Vancouver-based Macarthur Minerals Limited announced it will commence drilling nickel sulphide targets at its Lake Giles project in Western Australia. An initial program of two drill holes to a depth of 200 metres is planned to be completed by the end of October. Follow-up drilling is scheduled to commence on return of favourable results. Macarthur Minerals Limited is an exploration company...
  • September 25, 2018
    A consortium of Alberta First Nations has proposed to build a 167,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Alberta with China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) and China Construction Industrial & Energy Engineering Co. Ltd. Sinopec has previously made large investments in the Canadian energy sector, including its C$2.2-billion purchase of Calgary-based Daylight Energy in 2011 and C$4.65 billion...
  • September 25, 2018
    Hong Kong-based Central China International, a subsidiary of Central China Securities (CCS), has acquired a 9.9 per cent interest in Toronto-headquartered Gravitas Financial Inc., with a view to expanding its business operations to North America. CCS is dually-listed on the Shanghai and Hong Kong exchanges and focuses on securities-related financial services such as investment banking, asset...
  • September 25, 2018
    Halifax-headquartered DHX Media Ltd. has announced a deal with a division of Hong Kong-based Global Brands Group to boost distribution and sales of its Peanuts brand in China and elsewhere in Asia. The five-year agreement with Global Brands Group subsidiary CAA Global Brand Management Group LLP will see the firm work to increase Peanuts’ presence in Asia by extending the brand’s reach across...
  • September 24, 2018
    British Columbia’s Simon Fraser University (SFU) has announced the launch of the “Indian Oil – Simon Fraser University Canada Fellowship” with a focus on the emerging areas of clean energy, hydrogen, fuel cell technology, natural gas, and advanced materials. Selected candidates will undertake twelve months of initial course and research work at SFU in Canada and subsequently three years of PhD...
  • September 24, 2018
    Vancouver, B.C.-based RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (RepliCel) has received the conditional approval required from the Toronto Stock Exchange to complete a US$5.09-million investment from YOFOTO Health Industry Co. Ltd, a Chinese health company. The investment will allow RepliCel to commercialize its products in Greater China in collaboration with YOFOTO. In addition, YOFOTO will collaborate with...
  • September 21, 2018
    The Government of Canada has launched an engagement plan with business, industry, academia, Indigenous Peoples, and different levels of government to help develop a ‘Made-in-Western-Canada’ growth strategy. The strategy will reflect unique regional advantages of each province and help stimulate economic growth. More information on the regional landscape of Western Canada can be found in the ...

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