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

The National Interest - Forget North Korea: A Nuclear War Between India and Pakistan Should Terrify You. While the United States is preoccupied by the threat of nuclear weapons in the hands of potential adversaries such as Russia, China or North Korea, the danger of nuclear conflict may actually be greatest between two of its allies.
Xinhua - China calls for cooperation mechanism among South China Sea littoral countries: China on Saturday called on littoral countries of the South China Sea to establish a cooperation mechanism.
The Globe and Mail - Canada to bide its time on progress with China, Ottawa signals: China should not expect rapid progress.
Toronto Star - Sale of Chinese-made GM model in U.S. angers Trump: The imports have been called “a slap in the face to U.S. taxpayers.”
Global Times - India talent pool can help drive China’s growth: There is no doubt that China has made remarkable progress.
Global Times - India’s protectionist stance toward China hinders its rail network revamp efforts: India's effort to revamp its rail network, the fourth-largest in the world, is apparently suffering.
Xinhua - German runner reaches Warsaw on 12,000km journey to China: Markus, 44, started his his super marathon on March 12.


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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