News Service

  • August 30, 2018
    Popular Japanese global casual apparel retailer UNIQLO has announced the opening dates of four new stores, increasing its number of Canadian stores from five to nine. The first to open will be in British Columbia at Coquitlam Centre on September 14. The rest will open in Ontario, at Vaughan Mills on September 28, CF Markville on October 12, and Square One Shopping Centre on November 2. UNIQLO is...
  • August 29, 2018
    Burnaby, British Columbia-based Ballard Power Systems has sold a 19.9 per cent stake in the company to Chinese company Weichai Power for C$163 million. Weichai, a listed company in Weifang, Shandong province, will become the largest shareholder of Ballard in a deal that will see it establish a joint venture in China. Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co. Ltd., a current Ballard investor and Chinese...
  • August 29, 2018
    Canada and Australia have announced an agreement to expand the age range in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two countries concerning Youth Mobility. Through the amended MoU, Canadian and Australian young adults aged 18 to 35 will now be able to work and travel through the International Experience Canada (IEC) program. The program was formerly capped at age 30. The governments...
  • August 29, 2018
    Vancouver, British Columbia-headquartered Universal mCloud Corp. (mCloud) has signed a series of agreements with Chinese partners to support its initiatives in the China market, specifically Smart Building and Smart Wind businesses, as well as the establishment of a centre of excellence to support Chinese customers. mCloud has signed a letter of intent with Heiwado to implement AssetCareTM HVAC...
  • August 28, 2018
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today released new ministerial mandate letters that reflect recent changes to the Ministry and guide the direction of the Government of Canada’s ministerial team. The new mandate letters reflect ongoing, top priorities – including growing the economy, strengthening the middle class, advancing reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and fighting climate change – while...
  • August 28, 2018
    Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould today ends a two-day visit to the Republic of Vanuatu, located in the South Pacific. This visit to Vanuatu is part of Canada's efforts to reach out to smaller independent countries and engage in mutually-beneficial discussions. Topics for her visit included: Canada's ongoing efforts to reform its own justice system, climate change, Canada's international...
  • August 27, 2018
    Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr will travel to Thailand from August 28 to 30 to promote the growing bilateral trade and investment relationship between Canada and Thailand. Minister Carr will then travel to Singapore to meet with government and business leaders as partner nations move closer to the ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-...
  • August 27, 2018
    Kelowna, British Columbia-headquartered Hilltop Cybersecurity Inc. has received a C$1 million purchase order from Japanese cryptocurrency mining firm, Island Mining. Hilltop will provide frontline services, including its network infrastructure and secure project management. Island Mining has 30 years of experience developing a variety of Internet-based businesses, including cryptocurrency and...
  • August 24, 2018
    The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) is presenting a series of workshops focused on how Canadian small and medium enterprises operating in China can protect their intellectual property and the financing opportunities available to them. Similar workshops took place in Vancouver and Montreal in June. Future workshops will take place in Halifax, Calgary, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Toronto in...
  • August 24, 2018
    Vancouver-based mining company Ceylon Graphite Corp. has signed three new land agreements in the Pasyala area of Sri Lanka, based on the assay results of laboratory testing of graphite samples is 96.13 per cent, higher than virtually every other natural graphite source globally. The testing was conducted in the Sri Lankan government’s Geological Survey and Mines Bureau’s laboratory. Ceylon...
  • August 23, 2018
    Montreal-based Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. announced on Wednesday that its financial partner, Wuxi Jinxin Internet Small Loans Ltd. (WJISL), has signed an agreement with Wuxi TanCheng Internet of Things Ltd. to provide loans and related financial services to TanCheng’s more than 60,000 transportation small business clients. WJISL will exclusively use Peak’s Cubeler commercial lending...
  • August 23, 2018
    The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Australian property developer Goodman Group announced on Thursday that they have committed an additional US$1.75 billion of equity to their investment in the Chinese logistics industry. CPPIB will provide 80 per cent of the additional investment, which will increase the total equity commitment to US$5 billion. The investment addresses the boom...
  • August 22, 2018
    Montreal-headquartered Air Canada has announced that Alipay and WeChat Pay, popular methods for payment in mainland China, are now payment choices available when booking on the carrier’s North American and Hong Kong websites. Air Canada is the first Canadian airline and is amongst the first North American carriers to offer these secure payment options. Air Canada processes alternative and local...
  • August 22, 2018
    Sanya Changfeng Clean Energy Co. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Markham, ON-headquartered Changfeng Energy Inc., has entered into a liquefied natural gas supply agreement with a brick manufacturer in Wenchang city, Hainan province, People's Republic of China. This is Changfeng's first step into business outside of Sanya city on Hainan island. The agreement outlines the supply of LNG to the...
  • August 21, 2018
    The Hong Kong-Canada Business Association is organizing a Canadian Delegation to Hong Kong from December 3 to 5, 2018. The program will be geared toward startups, small and medium-sized enterprises and corporations and help provide timely market intelligence and insight into targeted strategies to help propel growth overseas. Highlights of the program include the Transpacific Entrepreneurial...
  • August 21, 2018
    To celebrate 90 years of Japan-Canada diplomatic relations, The Japan Foundation, Toronto will host “Japan Festival Canada 2018” from August 25 to 26, 2018. A live performance by Eitetsu Hayashi, a solo Japanese taiko drummer, and Eitetsu FU-UN no KAI, a group of four taiko drummers, will launch the event at Mississauga Celebration Square. Toronto's not-for-profit drumming group Nagata Shachu,...
  • August 20, 2018
    Toronto-headquartered Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has said it plans to more than double the proportion of assets it allocates to China in the next seven years as it looks to tap fast-growing emerging markets for greater returns. The C$367 billion CPPIB plans to allocate up to 20 per cent of its assets to China by 2025, up from the 7.6 per cent of its portfolio it currently has invested...
  • August 20, 2018
    “Lights of the North” is Winnipeg’s six-week long celebration of the Canada-China Year of Tourism and the 30th anniversary of the Winnipeg-Chengdu (China) Sister City relationship. It will showcase 50 lantern exhibits that represent the culture and history of Manitoba, animatronic dinosaur displays, and a variety of performances including Chinese acrobatics, Chinese Kongfu, Opera, fire breathing...
  • August 17, 2018
    Halifax Stanfield International Airport has added additional cargo flights to China as a result of continued demand for Nova Scotia’s seafood in Asia. First Catch, a Chinese-owned seafood freight forwarding company based at Halifax Stanfield, is currently offering two flights per week from Halifax to Changsha, the capital of Hunan province. The flights are operated by SkyLease Cargo utilizing a...
  • August 17, 2018
    Popeyes and Kuya J Holdings Group Inc. in the Philippines have signed a franchise agreement to develop and grow the Popeyes brand in the Philippines. Popeyes, part of Oakville, ON-headquartered Restaurant Brands International, is a restaurant chain serving New Orleans-style food. Restaurant Brands International owns quick-service restaurant companies with more than C$30-billion in system-wide...

Pages

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

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