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  1. Oh Canada, spy Canada

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by Robert Sheppard

    ... Canada is still a long way from the situation in Britain, where there are over 4.2 million all-seeing CCTVs: London has become the most-watched city in the world. The latest innovation ... and the crackdown on potential terrorists. But this is Canada. Sure, we've become inured to the thousands of cameras peeping out at us from bank machines, convenience stories and taxis. But, with few ...

  2. On the right track

    Posted Jul 05th 2006, 12:00am by Rick Boychuk

    ... had been singled out and forced to pay a head tax to enter Canada. They were accompanied by their sons, daughters and grandchildren, and by the widows and relatives of the other ... with a burdensome head tax. And when that tax was abolished in 1923, the Canadian government passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, which effectively curtailed all Chinese immigration to Canada until 1947, when ...

  3. Sinosteel approached for project in Canada

    Posted Dec 06th 2006, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan in Beijing Canada's New Millennium Capital is inviting Chinese trading firm Sinosteel Corp and other mainland steelmakers to participate in its US$2.75 billion iron ore mine project in Canada. The Toronto-listed firm yesterday said it signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Sinosteel a year ago for a joint venture to develop, build and operate ...

  4. Thinking of going abroad? The four main countries for furthering your study- Canada

    Posted Nov 18th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Education Centre in Hong Kong, Yiu Mei-mei, said there was a long history of Hong Kong students pursuing postgraduate studies in Canada. In Canada, where education is the responsibility of each ... said some provinces were actively promoting postgraduate education and she encouraged students to find out about scholarships and financial assistance that may be available. Canada has many ...

  5. China and Canada in diplomatic squabble

    Posted Nov 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Hanoi Rights row threatens bilateral meeting between leaders at Apec summit A diplomatic spat between China and Canada has left up in the air a bilateral meeting between ... to meet,' he said. 'But no matter whether such a meeting will take place, China places high importance on our relations with Canada.' In Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu told ...

  6. Vitasoy earnings rise 10pc despite loss in US, Canada

    Posted Dec 05th 2006, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Vitasoy International Holdings, which sells soya-based drinks and other beverages in Hong Kong and overseas, said its first-half profit rose 9.9 per cent as growth in China, Australia and New Zealand outweighed declines in North America. Net ...

  7. OOIL sells US, Canada terminals for US$2.4b

    Posted Nov 25th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Teachers pension fund pays industry record valuation for four port facilities Orient Overseas (International) Ltd (OOIL) sold its North American container terminals for US$2.35 billion yesterday after intense interest in container port ass ...

  8. Sauder firms China-Canada ties

    Posted Oct 14th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor University of British Columbia faculty has linked with Shanghai Jiao Tong to offer degrees on mainland RELATIONS BETWEEN Canada and China have evolved significantly since ... in the world's most populous country for more than 20 years. 'Beginning in 1983, the Canadian government provided funding linking eight business schools in Canada with 10 top universities in China ...

  9. Jiangxi Copper in US$215m Canada materials project

    Posted Oct 13th 2006, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Lee Yuk-kei and Carol Chan Jiangxi Copper, the mainland's largest copper producer, is to invest in a US$215 million copper-gold mining project in Canada, helping to secure a supply of raw materials as it expands output. Global International Jiangxi Copper Mining, 49 per cent owned by Hong Kong-listed Jiangxi Copper, is to invest US$105 million for a 75 per cent stake ...


    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1 What is the largest city on Canada's Pacific coast? 2 Canada has the longest undefended land border of any country- true or false? 3 Which Canadian banknote does not feature a portrait of a Canadian? 4 Which Canadian singer recorded the theme song for the movie Titanic? 5 Air Canada serves three Chinese cities. What are they? 6 Which two Canadian beer giants dominate ...




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