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Canada

'Mr great guy' Back in the fray

Seven years ago, Dr Ko Wing-man said he was definitely not interested in returning to public service. He had quit his senior post with the Hospital Authority a year earlier, in the wake of the mishandling of the 2003 Sars crisis, and returned to private practice.

Monday, 2 July, 2012, 12:00am

Solid friendship key to prosperity

There's no shortage of Canadians living in Hong Kong, and there's no shortage of Hongkongers who have headed across the Pacific and picked up a Canadian passport 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.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Tomorrow: Canadian Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Changing trends in the type of companies setting up in Hong Kong: both micro & macro'. American Club.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Chinese investment in Canada: poised for explosive growth'.

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Tuesday, June 19: Canadian Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Changing trends in the type of companies setting up in Hong Kong: both micro & macro'. American Club.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Chinese investment in Canada: poised for explosive growth'. Kinwick Centre.

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Hotel developer eyeing wealthy Asian investors

An Alberta-based developer plans to target wealthy Chinese investors when he launches hotel units for sale in the Canadian resort town of Canmore, situated nearby the popular tourist destination of Banff National Park.

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Learning a new perspective

In 16-plus years since completing an undergraduate degree in Canada, Shanghai-born Craig Chen had risen swiftly through the corporate ranks and, in principle, saw no great obstacle to further advancement.

However, in quieter moments amid the meetings, briefings, deals and big-money decisions, one thought continued to nag away.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Long distance loving

When they were studying at university in Canada, Ray Choi and Cora Lai often ran into each other on campus, to a point that Ray thought Cora was stalking him.

'He thought I had a crush on him and I was stalking him but obviously that wasn't the case,' Cora said.

2 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Canada job hopefuls to protest at waiting list cull

Furious Hong Kong and mainland skilled workers waiting for an entry permit will protest today against the Canadian government's proposal to cancel 280,000 applications filed before 2008 as part of a broad revamp.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Education ambassador

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 to complete its final draft report.

27 May 2012 - 12:00am

Kevin Chong, writer

What I'm listening to: the same Johnny Cash CD has been in my car for months, but a friend has turned me on to Tinariwen, a band from the Sahara. I also picked up new albums by Kurt Vile and Holly McNarland.

27 May 2012 - 12:00am