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

CBC - Transaction declined: The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs. China is isolated North Korea's main economic lifeline.
Toronto Star - What Donald Trump’s anti-Canada rant means: Walkom. Trump is counting on China to defang North Korea’s nuclear missile program.
The Globe and Mail - U.S. strike group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint: Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint.
National Post - North Korea says it’s ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier with a ‘single strike’ to demonstrate military might: North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, in the latest sign of rising tension as U.S. President Donald Trump prepared to call the leaders of China and Japan.
The Asahi Shimbun - Insight: Japan, U.S. naval exercise puts pressure on N. Korea, China. As Pyongyang approaches an important military anniversary, Maritime Self-Defense Force and U.S. Navy vessels linked up.
The Straits Times - Move to protect US steelmakers is against norms of world trade: China Daily. In its editorial on March 24, the paper warns that blocking foreign steel imports to protect US steelmakers may spark a trade war that benefits no one.
Business Insider - The threat of a US-China trade war over steel imports keeps growing: Washington's move to probe steel imports could trigger a trade dispute.
China Daily - New ambassador to Canada: country need not fear SOEs: Canadians should not be wary.
Global News - Canadian man fined up to $1 million for attempting to export fentanyl from China: A Canadian man is facing a maximum of 20 years.
Chinese investment:
National Post - Panel told B.C. Liberal donor dropped politicians’ names to woo investors to alleged scam: Oei, a prominent B.C. Liberal donor, is accused of an extensive fraud on Chinese investors.


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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