Canadians Celebrate Canada Day in Shanghai

Shanghai, JulyA�2, 2013 a��A�TheA�Canada Day in ShanghaiA�party on June 30, 2013 organized by theA�Canadian Chamber of Commerce in ShanghaiA�(CanCham Shanghai) attracted close to a thousand Canadians and friends over the course of a day to mark the 146thA�anniversary of Canada at theA�BundA�Beach.

The fun-filled day included live music, races and challenges, a sandcastle building contest, a scavenger hunt, the Fields China Watermelon Eating Contest, the Bombardier Canada Day Cup Volleyball Tournament and the CN Super Lucky Raffle Draw.

a�?The success of Canada Day in Shanghai shows how strong the relationship between Canada and China is,a�? says Carley Pulford, Executive Director of CanCham Shanghai. a�?Canadian businesses are actively engaged in China and we are also seeing more and more Chinese people going to Canada for studies or tourism.a�?

Many leading Canadian companies and government organizations joined in the celebrations as sponsors, includingA�Air Canada,A�Bank of Montreal,A�Bombardier Aerospace,A�British Columbia Trade & Investment Office,A�Canadian National Railway,A�Manulife-SinochemA�andA�Petro-Canada.

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