2018 Annual National Forum on Canada-China Economic Policy

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Occasional Paper by Margaret McCuaig-Johnston

New Report Explains China-Canada Science and Technology Relations

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

March 22, 2018


Canada-China Relations
Global Times: China-Canada Tourism Year 2018 officially launches in Toronto
Reuters: Best Buy cuts ties with China's Huawei: source
Globe and Mail: Canadian dollar retreats from 10-day high amid trade war worries
Global Times: Li, Trudeau congratulate on opening of China-EU Tourism Year

Sino-American Relations
Financial Post: 'Weapons of mass destruction for trade': The many ways China can hit back against Trump's tariffs
CBC: China calls U.S. repeat abuser of world trade rules as it braces for tariffs
Washington Post: Why China could win the West’s stupid — and pointless — war over steel

Cross-strait Relations
New York Times: In Taiwan, U.S. Official Says Commitment ‘Has Never Been Stronger’
Reuters: Chinese paper says China should prepare for military action over Taiwan

Science and Technology
CNBC: China will win the A.I. race, according to Credit Suisse
Bloomberg: Why America Is So Scared of China’s Biggest Tech Company

Military and Security
South China Morning Post: China provides tracking system for Pakistan’s missile programme
South China Morning Post: Is China happy about the US-North Korea summit? It has no reason not to be

Reuters: China's oil futures: frazzle or dazzle for foreign traders?
Reuters: Treasury has prepared China investment restriction options: Mnuchin

World Trade Organization
Globe and Mail: China partially wins WTO case over Obama-era U.S. tariffs
Reuters: U.S. to sue China at WTO for alleged trade violations: WSJ

Soft Power and Influence
Reuters: U.S. lawmakers want China's Confucius Institutes to register as foreign agents

Domestic Politics
Global Times: CPC centralizes foreign affairs decision-making power


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

Science & Technology

Occasional Paper by Margaret McCuaig Johnson
From Field Surgery to Advanced Robotics: Sino-Canadian Relations in Science and Technology, 1938 to 2018

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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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