2018 Green Energy Conference

November 27-29, 2018 | Edmonton, AB

podcast dashan

Interview with Dashan

Mark Rowswell, aka Dashan, joins host Jia Wang for the second episode of the China Matters podcast

Investment Tracker

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

November 9, 2018




The Globe and Mail: Ottawa shifts gears, now seeks smaller sectoral trade deals with China

Gordon Houlden, quoted in the Petroleum Economist: USMCA designed to keep Canada from China's orbit

SCMP: What trade war? US state representatives lining up business at China Import Expo


Financial Post: Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

CNBC: China's Xi tries to reassure the country's worried private companies

WSJ: China Approves American Express Card Service, Addressing U.S. Concerns About Markets

Bloomberg: These Chinese Bondholders Are Being Paid in Ham Instead of Cash

WSJ: China Auto Sales on Track for a Down Year

SCMP: Argentina seeks new currency swap deal with China as Beijing pursues closer ties in Latin America


Reuters: U.S. ambassador expects 'frank' exchanges in China dialogue on Friday

Reuters: How Mattis is trying to keep U.S.-China tensions from boiling over

Inkstone: Hong Kong arts center reverses decision on dissident Chinese writer


The New York Times: At China’s Internet Conference, a Darker Side of Tech Emerges

Bloomberg: Google in China: When ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Met the Great Firewall

Financial Times: China’s drone makers zero in on armed forces


The New York Times: U.S. and China Are Playing ‘Game of Chicken’ in South China Sea

SCMP: Air show deals highlight Russia’s prospects for arms sales to China in spite of US sanctions


The Globe and Mail: Chinese evidence, Canadian charges: Accused businessman says fraud case built with coercion

BBC News: Hong Kong refuses entry to FT journalist Victor Mallet


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

Dashan visits the China Institute! Host Jia Wang interviews Mark Rowswell, aka "the most famous foreigner in China".

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Chinese SOEs in Canada

The China Institute releases two papers on understanding Chinese SOEs in Canada.

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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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