2012 Winter Newsletter

A summary of chamber news and events for members and the Canadian community at large

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper Gives Keynote Address to Members of CanCham Shanghai, CanCham Hong Kong and CCBC

From left: Sean Goff, CanCham Shanghai; Winston Kan, CanCham Shanghai; Prime Minister Stephen Harper; Carley Pulford, CanCham Shanghai; and Radley Mackenzie, CanCham Shanghai.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Gives Keynote Speech to Members of CanCham Shanghai, CanCham Hong Kong and CCBC

The Government of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (Cancham Shanghai), the China Canada Business Council (CCBC) and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong-Kong (Cancham HK) hosted Canadian Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper as a keynote speaker at a business dinner held at the Shangri-La in Guangzhou.

See photos here

To learn more about the PM’s visit to China see these articles:
Harper’s Courting of China Wins Praise From Canada Companies
Canada-China partnership ready for the ‘next level’
Harper in China

Member News

Dunn Global acquires Canadian Safety Association (CSA) for it’s Modular Container Homes
Dunn Global signed a contract with a Canadian Inspection and Safety Agency (Intertek) to be one of the first ever Chinese companies/manufacturers to build to CSA temporary housing standards. Meaning, Dunn Global’s temporary living units will be certified and legal for the Canadian market.

University of Toronto to Host President’s Reception in China
Professor David Naylor, President of the University of Toronto cordially invites Alumni and Friends to a reception in Shanghai on Monday, February 20, 2012.

Tea Horse Road: Tea and a Talk with Jeff Fuchs at YCIS
Join author and explorer Jeff Fuchs for a talk about appreciating tea’s central importance to Chinese cultures on his 6000km trek across the Tea Horse Road, the ancient trade route that winds through the Himalayas. The first foreigner to have walked this route, Fuchs will provide a fascinating view of the indigenous cultures he met along the way and the Himalayan landscape…over tea, of course.

CTC Industries (Beijing) Ltd., to design and build a new ice sports training center in China
CTC Industries (Beijing) Ltd., the strategic partner in Asia of CIMCO, a division of Toromont Industries Ltd. from Canada, was selected by the Sports Administration of Heilongjiang Province to design and build a new ice sports training center that will include one 400M X 13M speed oval, one Olympic size ice rink and 3 curling sheets, using a state-of-the-art cooling system and green technology.

On February 9, 2012, the agreement was signed at the Canada China Business Forum.

EHC Radiation Detection Signs Commercial Agreement with ShangDong YuXi Group

On February 9, 2012, EHC Radiation Detection Co., a subsidiary of EHC Global, signed a commercial agreement with ShangDong YuXi Group at the Canada China Business Forum in Beijing. The ShangDong YuXi Group will be purchasing radiation detection equipment which will help prevent costly and hazardous radioactive contamination.

Two-Time Grammy Award Winning Singer Performs at the Fairmont Peace Hotel
The Fairmont Peace Hotel hosted a special performance by two-time Grammy Award–winning singer and pianist Diane Schuur. Influenced by the jazz legends of the ’40s and ’50s, Diane has recorded more than 20 albums, including her most recent, The Gathering.

B+H Celebrates 20 Years in China
When B+H arrived in China in 1992 it was the first foreign architectural firm in Mainland China. Since then it has completed at least 87 projects in China totaling more than 84 million square feet of built space.

Today B+H Architects celebrates 20 years in China with over 100 employees.

Special Thanks to Our Christmas 2011 Sponsors

Over 280 Canadians and friends gathered to enjoy a little Christmas cheer in Shanghai. Photos

This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of the following sponsors:
Shanghai CentreAir Canada
Yangjiu.com
B+H ArchitectsWA Optimum Health

Welcome and Thanks to New & Renewed Members

New Company Members

BHP Billiton The world’s largest diversified natural resources company…
Canadian International Educational Organization High-end education brand from Canada …
Cedarline Industries is a manufacturer and wholesaler of cedar fencing and decking lumber…
DBX International Est. in France, D.B.X provides Architecture, Interior Design and Construction…
Future Electronics Leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of semiconductors and
F&S Financial Consulting Co., Ltd. is an agency that specializes in account preparation, tax…
Harvey Law Group is a Montreal based firm that provides legal representation to businesses …
Lanzhou Pacific Logistics the first Sino-foreign railway joint venture logistics enterprise…
Mandarin House Chinese language Schools in Beijing & Shanghai.
Globe Modular Ltd offers highly adaptable modular buildings built from shipping container frames.
JL Genesis Group
Kasian Architecture one of the top 100 Architecture, Interior Design and Planning firms in the world.
National Bank of Canada is the 6th largest bank and 8th largest financial institution in Canada.
Fairmont Peace Hotel This legendary and lavish hotel boasts a history that overshadows that of….
R & P Lawyers is a boutique PRC law firm that supports international business in China
Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group…
Sneco Sino-Singapore Nanjing Eco Hi-tech Island Development Co. Ltd.
WSX Group Sourcing Specialists / Sales Experts / Professional Logisticians / Industrial Designers …

New Individual Members

John Chan | Lorna Doucet | Mona Luo | Jeremy Fan | Carlo Geremia | Simon Gong | Jeremy Karfs | Gaby Von Pagerhardt | Will Sheng | Eric Xu | Xuan Gang

New Young Professional Member

Amy Bi

Renewed Academy Members

Queen’s University is one of Canada’s leading universities, with an international reputation…

Renewed Company Members

Air Canada Canada’s largest full-service airline and the largest provider of scheduled passenger…
B+H Architects is one of Canada’s Largest and longest established architectural practices…
Bank of Nova Scotia is one of North America’s leading financial institutions,…
BCFII Develops wood-frame solutions to local construction needs.
British Columbia Trade and Investment Office
Bank of Montreal (China) Co.Ltd. Shanghai branch Canada’s leading bank in China
BNP Paribas (China) Limited is a European leader in global banking and financial services…
Colliers International is the third largest commercial real estate services company in the world…
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd
Dunn Globalprovides an Asian purchasing channel based on ease, trust…
Export Development Canada is Canada’s export credit agency, offering innovative financing,…
EHC Global is the world leader in the design and sale of escalator handrails…
The Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai
Shanghai Fukujun International Trade Co.,Ltd Garments;Small Vehicles & Spare Parts ;Machinery…
Golder Associates Specializes in ground engineering and environmental services
Grand Hyatt Shanghai Located in the centre of Pudong and…
IMAX Specializes in immersive motion picture technologies.
Le Royal Meridien Shanghai One of the city’s most impressive contemporary landmarks…
Magna is one of the most diversified automotive supplier in the world.
Mallesons Stephen Jacques provides strategic legal advice to clients across the region
KF Stone Design is a well-known architectural firm with expertise in urban spaces, commercial,…
Portman Ritz Carlton Located on Nanjing Xi Lu, this hotel offers access to the city’s finest shopping…
Bureau du Québec à Shanghai Promotes Québec and coordinating institutional, economic,…
RIM is a Canadian wireless device company best known as the developer of the BlackBerry…
Saskatchewan China Trade and Investment Promotes trade between Saskatchewan and China…
Shanghai East International Medical Center provides 24-hour out-patient and in-patient care to the international…
Sinophone is a full-service professional interpretation firm based in Shanghai, China…
Toronto-Dominion Bank Shanghai Representative Office offers a full range of financial products …
Thinkbridge is a leading business management and financial consulting service provider …

Renewed Individual Members

Alan McMillan | Grant Buchwald | Frank Gao | Nancy Kingsley Hu | Ricky Wang | Pierig Vezin | Youli Zhang

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