7th National Forum on Chinese Investment in Canada

Friday May 12, 2017 in Vancouver, BC

China as a Gloabl Investor

Recent Trends and Implications for Canada

China Research Partnership Web Portal

Featuring Canadian research, expertise, news, activities and other resources on China

Comprehensive Database on Chinese Investment in Canada

A bottom-up perspective on investment flows from China to Canada

An overview of China in the media

Yukon News - Yukon hotel sued over alleged multi-million dollar immigration scam: A Yukon hotel is being sued over an alleged immigration scam involving millions of dollars invested by Chinese.
The Globe and Mail - Hockey comes to Beijing, with Bettman, a billionaire and Beckham: In September, the Vancouver Canucks and Los Angeles Kings will meet for a pair of preseason matches in Beijing and Shanghai.
Epoch Times - Getting in Bed With a Dragon: Canada aims for the right balance with incoming Chinese foreign investment
The Globe and Mail - China hack cost Ottawa ‘hundreds of millions,’ documents show: China’s state-sponsored cyberattack on the National Research Council’s computer infrastructure cost Ottawa hundreds of millions of dollars, according to federal documents that shed light on fallout from the 2014 breach.
iPolitics - From Down Under, a warning on the perils of getting cozy with China: Canada should be closely watching.
Global Times - NHL to play first-ever preseason games in China: The NHL announced here on Thursday that the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks will play two preseason games.


Thanks to the University of Alberta’s strong connections to and long-standing relationships with China, there are many scholars from all disciplines at the University of Alberta whose research, teaching, collaboration, academic initiative, or scholarship activities involve China or China-related areas. Interested researchers, students and prospective students are welcome to browse their profiles and contact them individually for further discussions.

Click here for a list of China Scholars at the University of Alberta.

In 2008, the China Institute (CIUA) launched its Multiple Funding Programs. Since then, CIUA has been offering funding to faculty members, researchers and students at the University of Alberta supporting their China related activities as well as to bring distinguished scholars to campus to share their knowledge and research. These activities have greatly strengthened linkages between the UAlberta and partner universities in China, and promote the level of understanding of China on campus.

CIUA offers:

  1. Faculty and Student Travel Grants to faculty members and students
  2. Research Grants to faculty members
  3. Special Faculty Initiatives supporting conferences, lectures and seminars

Please click here to learn more about our grants.

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