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

China Institute - What Next on North Korea? - By Director Gordon Houlden: The first three months of 2017 have seen tumultuous developments.
ABC News - Duterte to US: Why didn't you send armada vs China islands? Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he has asked the U.S. ambassador why America did not deploy an armada.
Yahoo! News - China coal imports from North Korea surge in February: The value of China's coal imports from North Korea surged nearly 40 percent.
The Globe and Mail - China, EU reaffirm climate action after Trump backs away: Nations led by China and the European Union rallied.
Xinhua - Spotlight: Police killing of Chinese national in Paris sparks outrage: The killing of a Chinese national by police in Paris has sparked outrage.
The Financial Express - China says committed to Paris accord as Donald Trump undoes US climate policy


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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China's Renewable Energy and Clean-Tech Market

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