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 22, 2018


Canada-China Relations
Globe and Mail: Canada has no immediate plans to increase target for cutting emissions: McKenna
South China Morning Post: Canada housing non-profit courts Ottawa with affordability plan – as founder Westbank woos millionaires in China with gifts and soaring prices
Globe and Mail: Huawei faces new objections in Germany, U.S.

Trade War
Globe and Mail: Chinese media says U.S. has ‘paranoid delusions’ amid spreading trade war
New York Times: In Hitting China on Trade, Trump Is Seen Neglecting U.S. Emerging Industries

Energy and Environment
Bloomberg: A Sour Outcome From OPEC for China's Futures
Reuters: Stepping on the gas: China's home-built fracking boom
South China Morning Post: China targets ‘perfunctory’ officials in fight against pollution

CNN: Will China have aircraft carrier that can match US Navy's?
CNN: Suspected Chinese lasers target US aircraft over the Pacific, US military source says
CNBC: US intelligence report: China will have the world's most powerful naval gun ready for war by 2025

Finance and Investment
Financial Times: Bank of England warns on UK exposure to China’s credit boom
South China Morning Post: China stocks on verge of bear market after week that saw US$514 billion drop in market cap, equivalent to Sweden’s GDP

South China Morning Post: Which American CEOs did Xi Jinping meet in Beijing? UPS, Pfizer, Goldman all on the list
South China Morning Post: China’s ‘Thousand Talents’ plan key to seizing US expertise, intelligence officials say


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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