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  • January 11, 2018
    Premier John Horgan will be travelling to China, South Korea, and Japan for 10 days in January to promote bilateral relationships between British Columbia and three of the province’s largest trading partners. He will be accompanied in all three countries by Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology, Bruce Ralston, and Minister of State for Trade, George Chow. Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture...
  • January 11, 2018
    Vancouver-headquartered CVR Medical Corp., a medical company focused on the commercialization of a proprietary subsonic, infrasonic, and low frequency sound wave analysis technology, has signed an official memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) of the Republic of South Korea. The MOU states the mutual interest and intended collaboration on new business...
  • January 11, 2018
    Ottawa-based Wi-LAN Inc., a Quarterhill Inc. company, which focuses on patent licensing and helping companies unlock the value of intellectual property by managing and licensing their patent portfolios, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, IPA Technologies Inc., has entered into a settlement and patent license agreement with Kyocera International, Inc. (Kyocera).  The license...
  • January 10, 2018
    The Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association-Vancouver invites members and friends to attend the VII CERBA Mining and Mineral Explorations Conference organized on the margins of AME BC Roundup-2018 in collaboration with Deloitte and Deloitte Tax Law LLP, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, and the Association of Mineral Exploration BC. The conference will explore mining and resource...
  • January 10, 2018
    The Canada Confederation of Shenzhen Associations (CCSA) and the Sino-Canada International Innovation Centre (Sci Innovation Centre) have announced the launch of The Second China (Shenzhen) Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition, Toronto Division, on March 24, 2018. Initiated by the Municipality of Shenzhen, the international competition is sponsored globally by local...
  • January 10, 2018
    Vancouver, B.C.-headquartered EnWave Corp. has signed a technology evaluation and licence option agreement (TELOA) with Calbee Inc., the largest snack-food manufacturer in Japan. After multiple site visits and extensive preliminary trials at EnWave's facilities in Canada, Calbee decided to enter a TELOA to exclusively evaluate several snack-food applications at their facilities using lab-scale...
  • January 9, 2018
    Twenty cities across the three Indian states of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan are likely to have a fast-track development under a new Indo-Canadian initiative to train smart city planners on capacity-building and governance, according to experts associated with the project. Under the proposed initiative, a rigorous planning and analysis would be taken up to assess the capacity and investment...
  • January 9, 2018
    The High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka, David McKinnon, and Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka, Ms. Ritsu Nacken, signed a letter of agreement in reference to a grant arrangement of C$900,000. The grant is provided by the Government of Canada to UNFPA Sri Lanka for the delivery of the project, ‘Addressing Sexual Gender-based Violence through Public...
  • January 9, 2018
    Vancouver-headquartered Victory Square Technologies Inc., a company that incubates and invests in game-changing entrepreneuers, and the Los Angeles-based Blockchain Investors Consortium, which has 120 members with over US$5 billion in digital assets, are partnering to offer a C$2 million investment prize pool for the top three blockchain technology companies at each of the highly-touted d10e...
  • January 8, 2018
    Ottawa, Ontario-based Avivagen Inc., a livestock feed company,  has completed a trial testing its proprietary product, OxC-beta, in dairy cattle in China. The testing was conducted by COFCO Biotech of Beijing. Results demonstrated that supplementation with OxC-beta increased protein content of milk by 15.8 per cent and improved several other indicators of milk quality when compared with...
  • January 8, 2018
    Quebec-based Argex Titanium Inc. recently hosted a meeting with the general secretary of the China National Coatings Industry Association, an association which represents nearly fifty titanium dioxide (TiO2) manufacturers in China, at which Chinese representatives expressed great interest in Argex technology. Argex has developed a process for the production of TiO2 that provides a...
  • January 8, 2018
    Anandia Laboratories Inc., a Vancouver, British Columbia-based cannabis biotechnology and testing company focused on cannabis, announced it has successfully completed its first export of Canadian cannabis oil for use in Australia. The export was conducted on behalf of one of Anandia's clients, a Canadian-based licensed cannabis producer, to facilitate a clinical trial program. Anandia...
  • January 5, 2018
    Vancouver, British Columbia-headquartered Phivida Holdings Inc., a premier brand of cannabidiol-infused functional foods, beverages and clinical products, has entered into a product distribution agreement with Asayake Inc. to sell its cannabidiol (CBD) products across Japan. The new distribution agreement is part of a greater global expansion strategy and equips Phivida with the ability to...
  • January 5, 2018
    Toronto, Ontario-based Delta Hotels and Resorts, known as Delta Hotels by Marriott, has opened its first hotel in the Asia Pacific with the opening of Delta Hotels by Marriott Shanghai Baoshan in China. Located near downtown Shanghai in the city's waterfront Baoshan district, Delta Hotels by Marriott Shanghai Baoshan has 339 guest rooms and suites, three restaurants, a bar, and approximately 12,...
  • January 5, 2018
    Vancouver, B.C.-headquartered MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. (MYM) says the announcement that Australia will remove the export ban on cannabis-based products in February 2018 bodes well for its Australian joint venture company, Solaris Nutraceuticals, which is currently in the assessment phase of the licensing process to build a 1.2 million square-foot greenhouse facility set to be the largest cannabis...
  • January 5, 2018
    The CRTC has signed a memorandum of co-operation with Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications to combat unsolicited commercial electronic messages, effective January 1, 2018. This partnership supports co-operation and a co-ordinated approach in the enforcement of spam laws in both jurisdictions to limit the amount of unwanted emails received by Canadian and Japanese residents. As...
  • January 4, 2018
    The Hong Kong Canada Business Association is hosting on February 6, 2018 at the Science Centre in the Old-Port of Montreal a Chinese New Year Gala. The event will bring together company executives, business professionals, strategic partners, government, and entrepreneurs for a dinner and networking event to celebrate Canada’s connections with Hong Kong and Asia. Click here for more details and to...
  • January 4, 2018
    Newfoundland and Labrador-based Gander Flight Training, a professional flight training company, recently renewed its contract with Rangsit University in Thailand for another five years. Some of the Thailand graduates have stayed in the province and other parts of Canada after finding employment as commercial pilots.
  • January 4, 2018
    Laval, Quebec-headquartered Acasti Pharma Inc., an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of its prescription drug candidate CaPre for the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia, has announced the granting of a patent by the South Korean Patent Office and the granting of a corresponding patent by the Canadian Intellectual Property...
  • January 3, 2018
    Toronto, Ontario-based Match Capital Resources Corp. has entered into a binding letter of intent with Hong Kong-headquartered Gulf International Minerals & Energy Group Ltd. (GIMEG Canada), a private elder care facilities company that is developing its first five-star retirement home resort brand called Gulfcare, to acquire all the issued and outstanding securities of GIMEG Canada, resulting...

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