Media Archive 2009

  • Canada needs to articulate a clear China strategy

    December 23, 2009

    On December 2, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, published a commentary on the Canadian International Council

  • China expects Harper's visit to renew bilateral relationship

    December 15, 2009

    On November 26 and December 1, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was quoted in sohu.com and&nb

  • Tories declare diplomatic victory

    December 15, 2009

    On December 5, 2009, Gordon Houlden, Director of the China Institute was interviewed by the Globe and Mail on Prime Minister Stephen Harper's China visit. He comments par

  • New Agreement on Youth Mobility with Hong Kong

    December 06, 2009

    Canada has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on youth mobility with Hong Kong. The MOU will allow qualified young people aged 18 to 30 from Canada and Hong Kong to travel and work in each other's territory for up to one year. It is expected to come into effect in March 2010.

  • Obama wraps up China visit

    November 25, 2009

    On November 18 and 19, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor and

  • China cracks down on Chongqing's gangsters

    October 26, 2009

    On October 22, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was quoted in a CNN article on China's recent gang crackdown

  • China celebrates economic gains on its 60th anniversary

    October 19, 2009

    On October 01, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was invited to write an article in the Ottawa Citizen,

  • U. S. Climate debate why America needs more Canada

    September 27, 2009

    On September 26, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was quoted in Calgary Herald on Canada-U.S. energy relatio

  • Chinese buying spree bypasses Canada

    July 18, 2009

    On July 17, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was interviewed by Calgary Herald on China's growing need for e

  • Is China Really a Melting Pot

    July 18, 2009

    On July 14, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was interviewed by KCRW Radio on the July 6 Uyghur riots occurr

  • Stern Hu knows the stakes at play

    July 18, 2009

    On July 18, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was interviewed by the Australian on the detention of four Rio

  • Resource-rich Xinjiang crucial to China

    July 13, 2009

    On July 12, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was interviewed by the AFP on the July 6 Uyghur riots occurred

  • West Coast oilsands exports at record, Shipments open new markets for Alberta crude

    July 13, 2009

    On July 09, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was interviewed by the Calgary Herald on Canada's record high o

  • Uighur Unrest Seen Highighting China's Ethnic Tensions

    July 13, 2009

    On July 13, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was interivewed by the AFP, commenting on the July 6 Uyghur rio

  • China thirsty for foreign oil

    July 13, 2009

    On June 30, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was interviewed by the Globe and Mail on China's increasing app

  • Why China has clenched its fist in Xinjiang

    July 13, 2009

    On July 08, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was interviewed by the Christian Science Monitor on the July 6

  • New Frontier, same old problems for China

    July 07, 2009

    On July 07, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, wrote an Op-ed article in the Globe and Mail newspaper commenti

  • China's unquenchable thirst for oil

    June 28, 2009

    June 27, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair at the China Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science, was quoted in the Global and Mail on Sinopec's attempt to acquire Canadi

  • Treasury's Geithner Faces an Assertive China

    June 07, 2009

    On May 31, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was quoted by the BusinessWeek on US Treasury Secretary Timothy

  • Tiananmen Anniversary - Action Plan

    June 07, 2009

    On June 1, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was interviewed by CBC's the Current, on the twenty years annive

  • Canada not yet ready for China

    June 07, 2009

    On June 3, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was interviewed by the Financial Post on the recent developments

  • Tiananmen 20 years later: The withering of ideologies

    June 07, 2009

    On June 4, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, wrote an op-ed on the Toronto Star on the twenty years anniversa

  • China Institute Sends Researchers to Pre-eiminent Chinese Academy

    May 28, 2009

    A three-year agreement signed in Beijing in November, 2008 with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences by Provost Carl Amrhein will see four UofA researchers head to China's leading research academy o

  • The Debate: Whither the United States

    May 14, 2009

    On May 14, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, participated an hour-long debate on "Whither the US Power&q

  • Interview by Calgary's CHQR AM 770 The World Tonight Program on the current state of Canada-China relations

    May 12, 2009

    On May 12, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was invited for a 25 minute interview on the current state of C

  • China takes firm steps to rescue itself from the US dollar trap

    May 09, 2009

    On May 8, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta, was requested by a number of papers around the world to provide a

  • Hard lessons of SARS crisis explain China's tough action

    May 06, 2009

    On May 6, 2009, Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair at the China Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science, was invited to write an Op-ed article in Toronto Star, commenting on China'

  • Canada seeks to strengthen trade ties with China

    April 28, 2009

    On April 15, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair at the China Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science, was interviewed by International Herald Leader on Canadian Internati

  • Lawsuit claims Chinese workers' wages not paid

    April 28, 2009

    On April 28, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair at the China Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science, was interviewed by the Edmonton Journal on a lawsuit brought by seve

  • Canada warms up to Beijing

    April 28, 2009

    On April 20, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair at the China Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science, was interviewed by the Vancouver Sun commenting on the Conservative

  • Op-ed in Ottawa Citizen: You cant promote rights from way over here

    April 28, 2009

    On April 20, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair at the China Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science, wrote an Op-ed piece in Ottawa Citizen, commenting on Canadian Inter

  • Comments on the newly released 2009 Alberta provincial budget

    April 11, 2009

    On April 8, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair at the China Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science, was interviewed by OMNI TV Edmonton on the newly released provincial

  • Canada's Relationship with China

    April 02, 2009

    Gordon Houlden, director of the China Institute at the University of Alberta, was interviewed by The Agenda with Steve Paikin on TVO respecting Canada's relationship with China. While conceding that t

  • the latest Chinese acquisition of oil sands in Alberta

    April 01, 2009

    April 2, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair of the China Institute, was quoted extensively by the Financial Post on the latest Chinese acquisition of oil sands in Alberta. You

  • the first summit between Obama and Hu during the G20

    April 01, 2009

    April 2, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair of the China Institute, was quoted by Xinhua News Agency, in both Chinese and English, on the G20 global leaders meeting in London, and the s

  • the rising impact of China in the global economy

    March 31, 2009

    March 31, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair of the China Institute, was quoted extensively by an article in the Globe and Mail, on the rising impact of China in the global economy and

  • Chinese economic situation and the new stimulus packages

    March 14, 2009

    March 14, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair of the China Institute, was interviewed by CBC TV Newsworld live, on the current Chinese economic situation, the ongoing annual People&rsquo

  • Beijings Responses to Falling Oil Prices

    March 06, 2009

    February 4, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair of the China Institute, was invited to write an article for China Brief, an online journal published by the Jamestown Foundation, on the C

  • Road to riches ends for 20 million Chinese poor

    February 21, 2009

    February 20, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair of the China Institute, was quoted by CNN on China's gloomy labor market for the 20 million migrant workers during the recent economic sh

  • Dr. Jiang's exclusive interview with Duowei News Agency on U.S. President Obama's First Overseas Visit to Canada

    February 18, 2009

    February 18, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair of the China Institute, was interviewed by Duowei News Agency on U.S. President Obama's First Overseas Visit to Canada. Dr. Jiang noted t

  • Chinas Towering Tests

    January 31, 2009

    As China enters the "Year of the Ox," there is much to reflect on from the past year and even more to speculate about the coming year. January 31, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research

  • the Chinese economy and more

    January 29, 2009

    January 29, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang, Mactaggart Research Chair of the China Institute, was interviewed by CBC Radio Edmonton, Hop Spot Columnist live, on the Chinese economy and the many uncertain anni