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  1. South Asians push Chinese aside as Canada's main ethnic minority

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... Petti Fong in Vancouver South Asians have overtaken Chinese as the largest minority group in Canada, which now has well over a million members of each ethnic group. And, for the first ... Vancouver, making up about 18 per cent of residents, the broader picture showed that South Asians have become the dominant minority group across Canada. There are 1.26 million South Asians in Canada ...

  2. Canada falls behind in attracting Chinese students

    Posted Mar 18th 2006, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... Markus Gaertner Canada is falling behind Britain, Australia and new Asian competitors such as Singapore and Malaysia in the competition for Chinese students. New figures from the Canadian ... to 10,577 who enrolled in the peak year 2002. In total, Canada counted a stock of 36,747 Chinese students in 2004, only just half as many as Australia with 68,857. With 47,740 Britain also ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Education ambassador

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The advisory panel charged with helping guide Canada's international education strategy to be integrated into the next phase of the country's economic action plan is set ... Canada's educational sector- right from kindergarten, primary and secondary school all the way through to doctoral education. The process confirmed for us that Canada has the opportunity ...

  5. Laying claim to the Arctic's frozen assets

    Posted Aug 14th 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... and Greenland. Then, last Friday, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper flew to Resolute Bay, in the territory of Nunavut, for the photo opportunity of a lifetime. 'Canada's new government ... to Canada's sovereignty, or at least it could be made to look as if it were so, and he was the staunch patriot standing up for Canada's rights. What politician could ask for more? It's ...

  6. Whats On

    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... September 7 'A Breakfast with the Honourable Jean Lapierre, Minister of Transport, on Sustainable Transportation', organised by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, on Canada's successes in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and conserving energy. Inquiries: 2110 8700 Speaker: Jean Lapierre, Minister of Transport of Canada September 9 'Bringing Innovation ...

  7. Pick of the day

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Blue Skies Wild Spirit Photographs of the Ottawa Valley and British Columbia in Canada by Ulana Switucha and Richard Wright. Mon-Sat, noon-10pm, Fringe Gallery, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2110 8700. Ends Sat ...

  8. French speakers nurture their own identity

    Posted Jul 01st 2004, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... Reggie Ho Quebec is a well-known francophone territory in Canada. Its biggest city, Montreal, is the largest francophone city outside France. It is also the only Canadian province that prefers French to English. Quebecers, however, are not the only French-speaking people in Canada. During the Quiet Revolution in Quebec in the 1960s, when the province strived to set itself apart ...

  9. A home away from home

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... blocks along the shoreline of Lake Ontario, at least half a dozen Indian-Tibetan restaurants can be found. In the 'salad bowl' that is Canada, where immigrants are encouraged to keep ... a green card. So he settled in Toronto six years ago. Canada opened its doors to Tibetans as early as 1971, and the recent influx from the US highlights the neighbouring countries' ...

  10. Events

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Monday, October 19: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Japan's economic outlook under new leadership'. Canadian Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'Rare earths, rare opportunities- The China-Canada stand-off'. Kinwick Centre, Central. Canadian Chamber of Commerce workshop: 'How to communicate more effectively in your daily business ...




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