News Service

  • March 28, 2018
    Executives from Alberta’s Wolf Creek Public Schools’ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Liwan Bureau of Education in Guangzhou, in China’s Guangdong Province. The first tangible step of the agreement will be a two-week cultural and educational program for 20-30 students this summer. Future plans include developing additional sister-school matching opportunities. About 70 people...
  • March 28, 2018
    Orion Biotechnology Canada Ltd, an Ottawa-headquartered developer of medical treatments for chronic illness and life-threatening diseases, has announced a strategic partnership with the Center for Public Health Research (CPHR) and the State Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry (SKLAC) of Nanjing University. The partnership will focus on supporting the development of Orion’s China-sourced...
  • March 28, 2018
    Zenith Energy Ltd., a Calgary-headquartered international energy production and exploration company, has entered into an agreement for the possible US$6.6-million acquisition of an oil production asset located in Indonesia comprising two onshore blocks, with a combined total acreage covering approximately 65 km2. Existing production is in excess of 1,000 barrels of oil per day transported by...
  • March 27, 2018
    Quebec Iron Ore Inc. (QIO), a Champion Iron Limited subsidiary, is prepping the first shipment of high-quality iron ore from its Bloom Lake iron ore mine near Fermont, Quebec, via the Port of Sept-Îles. This first shipment to Asia comprises some 200,000 wet metric tonnes of high-grade iron concentrate, part of the tonnage transported by rail to the port over the last month from QIO’s recently-...
  • March 27, 2018
    Toronto-headquartered Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. has launched a Mandarin Chinese website to cater to a growing group of investors and industry players interested in the company within Asian markets. The firm's Mandarin site, targeting Internet users in mainland China and beyond, can be viewed at www.cobalt27.cn. Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. is a minerals company that offers pure-play exposure to cobalt,...
  • March 27, 2018
    Toronto-headquartered Datametrex AI Ltd. is in the final stages of negotiations with its partner, ABC Solutions, to implement an AI and blockchain solution for the real estate development and infrastructure division of Hyundai Corporation, the second largest conglomerate in South Korea. The opportunity is across Hyundai’s global real estate holding and involves the analysis of large amounts of...
  • March 27, 2018
    In an effort to prevent transshipment and diversion of unfairly cheap foreign steel and aluminum seen as a threat to Canadian jobs and the North American market, Canada has announced that it is further strengthening enforcement to stop foreign exporters from avoiding duties meant to level the playing field. Canada currently has 71 trade remedy measures in force on steel and aluminum imports, with...
  • March 26, 2018
    Cambridge, Ontario-headquartered exactEarth Ltd., a provider of satellite-based maritime data services, has announced that its investee company, Myriota Pty Ltd of Adelaide, Australia, has raised US$15.6 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Australian venture capital firms Main Sequence Ventures and Blue Sky Venture Capital, and included Boeing Horizon X Ventures, Right Click...
  • March 26, 2018
    Waterloo, Ontario-headquartered RideCo, a provider of microtransit technology and services, will deploy its platform to enable Grab's services following the successful completion of trials in Singapore. RideCo, which enables fleets of vans, shuttles and buses to become on-demand, shared and dynamically routed via the Internet of Things (IoT), will power Grab's on-demand shuttle bus and van...
  • March 26, 2018
    Vancouver, B.C.-headquartered International Zeolite Corp. (IZ) has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 55 per cent of Ichaana Indo-Can Zeolite Private Ltd., an Indian company focused on introducing various products of natural zeolite to the Indian agriculture and farming sectors. Zeolites are minerals widely used as catalysts and sorbents. Under the agreement, Ichaana will attempt to...
  • March 23, 2018
    Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland will visit Tokyo, Japan, from March 27 to 28, 2018, and Seoul, South Korea, on March 29, 2018. The Minister announced her visit while attending a reception in Ottawa to mark the 90th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and Japan. While in Tokyo, the Minister will meet with Taro Kono, Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Hiroshige...
  • March 23, 2018
    Minister of International Trade François-Philippe Champagne addressed the Canada-ASEAN Business Council on March 22, 2018. He recognized the 40th anniversary of Canada-ASEAN relations and the importance of supporting women entrepreneurs in the region and increasing trade. The visit was part of his mission to Singapore and Hong Kong from March 22 to 24.
  • March 23, 2018
    Australian toll road developer Transurban Group said today that it will buy Quebec’s A25 toll road and bridge from infrastructure investment firm Macquarie Infrastructure Partners for C$840 million plus transaction costs of C$18 million. According to Transurban CEO the deal will help the company further expand into the North American market leverage its expertise in operations, technology and...
  • March 22, 2018
    The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, joined senior officials from the China National Tourism Administration for the formal launch of the Canada-China Year of Tourism on March 21. Hosted by China's National Tourism Office in Toronto, the ceremony featured tourism displays from several Chinese provinces, a...
  • March 22, 2018
    Beverley McLachlin, the former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, has agreed to join Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal, the first Canadian to join the 20-member body. The Hong Kong court’s judges hear appeals in panels of five, which include no more than one foreign member. According to the court’s website, it is the court itself that invites judges from other common-law jurisdictions...
  • March 21, 2018
    The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, will travel to Singapore from March 22 to 24, 2018, to promote Canada and Singapore’s growing bilateral trade and investment relationship, advance discussions with key partners in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and attend the Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) Forum. The Minister will then travel to...
  • March 21, 2018
    Singapore-headquartered GLP, a leading global provider of modern logistics and industrial facilities and technology-led solutions, and Toronto-headquartered Brookfield Asset Management Inc. have formed a 50:50 joint venture dedicated to building a leading platform for distributed solar energy on logistics and commercial rooftops in China. The joint venture, by affiliates of GLP and Brookfield,...
  • March 21, 2018
    The Globe and Mail reported on March 20, 2018 that nervous Asian battery makers are turning to early-stage cobalt projects in Australia and Canada to lock in supplies of the critical battery ingredient ahead of expected shortages as demand for electric vehicles revs up. A Reuters dispatch to The Globe reports that mine developers say interest from Japanese and Korean firms is particularly strong...
  • March 20, 2018
    The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) will hold a breakfast networking session in Toronto on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, to inform members and guests about the many opportunities available at the upcoming China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, in Guangzhou, China, from April 15 to May 5, 2018. The 123rd Canton Fair is co-hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s...
  • March 20, 2018
    Mitsui High-tec (Canada) Inc., a Canadian subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate, plans to buy land in Brantford, Ontario, adjacent to its current plant, to accommodate the company’s expansion plans. The deal for an 18-acre block owned by the City of Brantford, is expected to close on March 28, and represents an additional investment of about C$2.2 million. In December 2015, Mitsui selected...

Pages

Use 'AND' or 'OR' to refine your search.

Use quotes " " to get exact matches or remove them to get more results.