Commentary by Alanna Krolikowski

Chinese lunar missions

2017 Annual China Institute Alberta Survey

Tracking Albertans' views 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

October 23, 2017


Canada-China Relations

Globe and Mail: China and the U.S.: Clash or convergence?

CBC: Nova Scotians win gold medals at dragon boat world championships

The Guardian: Peter McKenna: Is it time for a peace initiative?

Domestic Reform

BBC: Charting China's 'great purge' under Xi

Reuters: China says jobless rate lowest in years, but challenges persist


International Trade and Finance

Fortune: Tesla Reaches Deal to Build Factory in China

Bloomberg: China's home prices rise in fewest cities since January 2016

Reuters: Global steel output lowest since February as China smog war intensifies

Bloomberg: China’s debt paydown is working if you know where to look



Reuters: China says winter smog battle to have limited impact on economy

Reuters: China's recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

Scientific American: China Bans Foreign Waste--but What Will Happen to the World's Recycling?



South China Morning Post: China stems capital outflow after 22 months of bleeding money

CNBC: Here's why China is buying up assets in Australia


19th Party Congess

Bloomberg: What we learned on Day Six of China’s 19th Party Congress

South China Morning Post: Where will Liu He, the mastermind of China’s economic policies, go next?

South China Morning Post: Coup plotters foiled: Xi Jinping fended off threat to ‘save Communist Party’


Domestic Security

Time: China is creating a database of its citizens' voices to boost its surveillance capability

Global Times: Beijing’s aid to anti-terror fight supports regional stability


North Korea

Reuters: Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit


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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2017 Albertans' View on China

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China's Renewable Energy and Clean-Tech Market

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