Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Sneaky&Very Questionable,Canada China Business Council [take some time and look into their membership]

Canada China Business Council

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Canada China Business Council
Canada China Business Council Logo
FocusInternational Trade
Area served
ServicesGovernment advocacy, event organization, trade missions, research, publishing
Key people
Peter Kruyt, Chair/Power Corporation
Peter Harder, President
Sarah Kutulakos, Executive Director
The Canada China Business Council or CCBC (French: Conseil d'affaires Canada-Chine, Chinese: 加中贸易理事会) is a private, non-profit business association founded in 1978 to facilitate and promote business, trade and investment between Canada andPeople's Republic of China. The CCBC has offices in TorontoVancouverMontreal,CalgaryBeijing and Shanghai. The CCBC is the de facto Canadian chamber of commerce in Beijing. It also has business incubators[1] in Beijing, Shanghai and Montreal to help Chinese investors to succeed in Canada.[2]


  • Stimulate growth in bilateral business, trade and investment in goods and services;
  • Promote closer bilateral relations between Canada and China;
  • Provide practical and focused business advice and services to members;
  • Be the voice of the Canadian business community on matters pertaining Canada-China relations at all levels of government and to the general public in both countries.[3]


The CCBC hosts various events such as trade missions and delegations, conferences, roundtables and seminars throughout the year. It also organizes business and networking events on behalf of its members. Notable past events include the state visit to China by Governor General David Johnston in 2013,[4] visit by Prime Minister Stephen Harper[5] in 2012, and China's Commerce Minister CHEN Deming's[6] visit to Canada in 2012. Other events include:
  • CCBC Annual General Meeting and Policy Conference
  • Canada-China Business Forum
  • CCBC China Business Workshops
  • CCBC Great Canadian Christmas Party
  • CCBC Canadian Charity Ball
  • Canada Day celebrations


The CCBC publishes its annual magazine, the Canada-China Business Forum Magazine".[7] The magazine covers topics relevant to Canada-China business, trade and investment. Business leaders, public officials and academics familiar with Canada-China relations contribute to the magazine. The most recent edition was published in October 2013.

Advocacy and Awards[edit]

The CCBC advocates for stronger bilateral ties between Canada and China and for a better business environment in each country. This advocacy work is directed by members towards governments and institutions in both countries. The Government of Alberta signed an externship agreement with the CCBC in 2012 to allow young Albertans to gain valuable work experience in China.[8] The CCBC also recognizes companies that have demonstrated business excellence and leadership in China and Canada. In 2012, the CCBC presented its biennial China-Canada Business Excellence Awards to:


The CCBC is a private, non-partisan, membership-based business association, with members from both Canada and China. Members include large multinational corporations such as Barrick GoldBlackBerryBombardierBMO Financial Group, Caisse de Depot, CITIC,Export Development CanadaHuawei TechnologiesManulife FinancialMolycorpPower CorporationSNC Lavalin, and Sun Life Financial. The CCBC draws it members from different industries, including manufacturing, oil and gas, education, public sector and professional services. The CCBC works closely with the China Council for Promotion of International Trade(CCPIT).[13]


  1. Jump up^ "Business Incubation Platform"Canada China Business Council. CCBC. Retrieved 23 Jun 2014.
  2. Jump up^ "Main". Canada China Business Council. Retrieved 20 Jun 2014.
  3. Jump up^ "Council Overview"Canada China Business Council. CCBC. Retrieved 26 Jun 2014.
  4. Jump up^ Bélanger, Marie-Pierre. "Governor General to Undertake a State Visit to China"The Governor General of Canada. Retrieved23 Jun 2014.
  5. Jump up^ Walker, Sandy. "Bridge to China: PM Harper’s Visit to China to Facilitate Canada-China Investment and Trade". Securities Mining Law.
  6. Jump up^ "Chen Deming: Enhance China-Canada Trade and Economic Cooperation for a Better and Faster Common Development"MINISTRY OF COMMERCE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. MINISTRY OF COMMERCE, MOFCOM. Retrieved 23 Jun 2014.
  7. Jump up^ "Canada China Business Forum" (PDF)Canada China Business Council. Canada China Business Council. Retrieved 23 Jun 2014.
  8. Jump up^ "International and Intergovernmental Relations Annual Report 2012–2013" (PDF). Province of Alberta. Retrieved 27 Jun 2014.
  9. Jump up^ "Hatch wins Canada China Business Council Gold Medal as 2012 Member of the Year"Hatch. Hatch Ltd. Retrieved 23 Jun 2014.
  10. Jump up^ "Epic Data Receives CCBC Award for China Strategy"Epic Data. Epic Data, a division of Sylogist Ltd. Retrieved 23 Jun 2014.
  11. Jump up^ "Huawei Canada Wins Gold at the Business Excellence Awards Recognized by Canada China Business Council for Continued Investment in Canada"Huawei Canada. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Retrieved 23 Jun 2014.
  12. Jump up^ Langrish, Ivan. "Ivey Takes Home Gold: Canada’s Premier Business School Earns Prestigious Education Excellence Award"Ivey. Ivey Business School. Retrieved 23 Jun 2014.
  13. Jump up^ "Membership"Canada China Business Council. Canada China Business Council. Retrieved 23 Jun 2014

...........Dont you find it interesting that portions of these references have been obliterated by "someone" WIKI You may just be able to make out the ares typed over, I can.

July 6, 2016