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  1. Door to Canada is still open: top envoy

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode greg.torode@scmp.com Canada's top diplomat yesterday insisted the welcome mat was still out for Hongkongers amid a host of immigration reforms now underway. Visiting Hong Kong at the start of a swing through the region, Foreign Minister John Baird spoke of the importance of ongoing Asian immigration to Canada's social and economic well-being, and insisted ...

  2. Hong Kong give Canada a fright

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Canada's men's Olympic hockey team got more than they bargained for, having to pull out all the stops before squeezing out a 5-3 win over Hong Kong in a warm-up game at the Hong Kong Football Club yesterday. Canada led 4-1 at the break but Hong Kong struck back, scoring two goals in the second half. Hong Kong's goals were scored by Arif Ali (pictured), Asghar ...

  3. HK film festival opens in Canada

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Julia Xuantong Zhu

    ... of the Hong Kong Film Festival- organised by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Canada) and the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto. Organised with the support of the museum, the festival aims to promote Hong Kong films. Office director Bassanio So said the film festival was also to promote business opportunities for Canada-Hong Kong co-productions. Among the eight films ...

  4. Canada sneak past US

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

    ... Donald Asprey Canada walked away after a hard-fought 17-12 win over continental rivals the United States yesterday relieved that they were still on course to reach the knockout stages of the Cup competition. Captain Dave Moonlight said he was looking for a 'big win' against Hong Kong in their next match to give Canada the best chance of making the cut for the final ...

  5. City Digest

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Canada appoints new consul general for city James Ian Burchett will succeed Doreen Steidle as Canada's consul general in Hong Kong and Macau, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird ... Canada and the city. ...

  6. Solid friendship key to prosperity

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the process. Research shows that nearly 300,000 Canadians reside in Hong Kong, whether they were born in Canada and moved here, or were born in Hong Kong and subsequently acquired dual nationality. If there is no actual 'Canada Town' in Hong Kong, mirroring the Chinatowns of Toronto and Vancouver, at least there is no shortage of Canadian symbols, from the totem pole in Kowloon Park ...

  7. Vibrant relationship built on enduring personal connections

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Stephanie Harrington

    ... Reports by Stephanie Harrington Robust ties strengthen trade and education links and ease Canadian business with the mainland THE STRONG BONDS between the people of Canada ... years later in the 1970s, thousands of Hong Kong people began moving to Canada, with the immigration figure reaching a peak of 40,000 in 1994. About 1.1 million people of ethnic Chinese origin, ...

  8. Long-lasting bond continues to flourish

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Al Campbell

    ... Al Campbell If all the Canadians living in Hong Kong were sent home, it's estimated they could form Canada's 16th largest city. Such are the strong ties between Canada and Hong ... Yuen Pau Woo, president and CEO of APF Canada. 'People-to-people ties between Canada and Hong Kong are based on extensive family, business and education linkages. They are an asset ...

  9. Learning outside the class aids students to develop

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Kremmer Most Hong Kong students choose to study overseas in countries such as Australia or Canada, in order to gain access to a wide range of high quality courses offered by highly ... that the opportunity to live and study abroad can enrich a person's life in more ways than they can imagine. For Sylvia Tang, a commerce graduate from McMaster University in Canada, the experience ...

  10. Praires to beef up export drive

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... Nick Walker Despite being jolted by the credit crunch, Canada's trade with Hong Kong is believed to be in good shape. The latest figures reveal Canadian exports to Hong Kong last year ... the fundamentals are strong and, for as long as Hong Kong's appetite remains undiminished for Canada's harvest of the seas and prairies, business will be good. Hong Kong is Canada ...




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