Understanding Chinese SOEs in Canada

The China Institute releases two papers on SOEs

ICAS Annual Conference

Reviewing China-U.S. Relations in Year Two of Trump

2018 Annual National Forum on Canada-China Economic Policy

Economic Policy & Trade Options for Canada Amidst Uncertainties Surrounding NAFTA and US/China Trade Disputes

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

June 20, 2018


Canada-China Relations
Global: Canada a ‘national security threat’ due to Chinese shipping: Ross
Financial Post: Trump accuses Canadians of smuggling U.S. goods across border to dodge 'massive' duties

Sino-American Relations
South China Morning Post: Goldman Sachs chief executive sees US avoiding ‘suicide pact’ on trade feud with China
Reuters: China trade war could permanently scar U.S. soybean market: Braun
South China Morning Post: China has ‘much more to lose’, says White House economic adviser Peter Navarro

Science and Technology
CNN: European companies are worried about China's tech ambitions, too
Politico: Chinese hackers targeting satellite and defense firms, researchers find

North Korea
Washington Post: Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges ‘concrete’ plan on nukes
Reuters: North Korea, China discuss 'true peace', denuclearization: KCNA
South China Morning Post: If the US military withdraws from Korea, China will be a big loser

Bloomberg: China's Investment in the U.S. Is Collapsing as Trade War Flares
South China Morning Post: European chamber warns China may lose appeal for investors if it doesn’t act

The Diplomat: Is China Bringing Peace to Afghanistan?
South China Morning Post: China’s newest aircraft carrier likely to have catapult launch system

Energy and Environment
Reuters: U.S. shale producers warn Chinese tariffs would hit energy exports
South China Morning Post: China to snuff out small-scale coal black spots in pollution war


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.

Featured Projects

Official CIUA Podcast

The China Institute launches its official podcast, "China Matters". Host Jia Wang interviews former Ambassador Guy Saint-Jacques on Canada-China relations and doing business in China.

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2018 National Forum

Economic Policy & Trade Options for Canada Amidst Uncertainties Surrounding NAFTA and US/China Trade Disputes

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China-Canada Investment Tracker

A comprehensive database that covers nearly 450 acquisitions, equity investments, and joint ventures in Canada by Chinese-controlled entities over the last twenty years.

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2017 Albertans' View on China

Key findings of the Survey indicate Albertans’ growing support for Chinese investment and closer economic ties while some concerns still remain.

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China's Renewable Energy and Clean-Tech Market

A report that examines the development of China’s renewable energy and clean technology in recent years, and discusses the challenges to Alberta.

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