“Discreet and timid” approach to diplomacy with China not the way forward

“Discreet and timid” approach to diplomacy with China not the way forward

In a world with the National Security Law, a hardline approach to diplomacy with China and collaboration with other like-minded countries are among the suggestions…

Canada and Britain to co-host conference on media freedom; promoted in Hong Kong

Canada and Britain to co-host conference on media freedom; promoted in Hong Kong

Canada and the United Kingdom will co-host a global conference on media freedom in London. A joint press release states the aim is to, “shine…

Canada 150 in Hong Kong: Photos and Report from Consul General Nankivell

Canada 150 in Hong Kong: Photos and Report from Consul General Nankivell

“Sharing our achievements, but also our challenges”: The Consul General of Canada Jeff Nankivell wants the world to see Canada for all it’s worth. Photo:…

Reportage: Canada 150 celebration

Reportage: Canada 150 celebration

The reception for Canada 150 was a grand success, with special guests Consul General of Canada to HK and Macao Jeff Nankivell and CY Leung…

New Canadian envoy leads WWII commemoration

New Canadian envoy leads WWII commemoration

This year’s commemorative ceremony saw record number of attendants joining to pay tribute to freedom fighters in the war. (Photo credit: Consulate General of Canada…

Trudeau pays tribute to Canadian souls in Hong Kong soil

Trudeau pays tribute to Canadian souls in Hong Kong soil

Justin Trudeau paid homage today (6 September) to Canadian soldiers who fought and died defending Hong Kong in the Second World War. The morning downpour…

Reportage: Canada Day – Stay cool connected

Reportage: Canada Day – Stay cool connected

Canadian Consul General Ian Burchett hosts his last Canada Day cocktail reception in Hong Kong before heading back to Ottawa. (Photo credit: Jeni Zhi)

UPDATED: Joseph Lau fails in bid for Canadian official residence

UPDATED: Joseph Lau fails in bid for Canadian official residence

Fugitive Joseph Lau Luen-hung (劉鑾雄) has failed in his bid to buy the official residence, a magnificent house in Jardine’s Lookout, owned by the Consulate General…

One country, three systems: Hong Kong firms abroad need help in China

One country, three systems: Hong Kong firms abroad need help in China

Canadian companies with Hong Kong parents and China trouble are asking for help in Ottawa. It could be any country next.

Mayor of Toronto comes to town

Mayor of Toronto comes to town

Photo: McGill graduate, KS Lo of Great Eagle Holdings gets serious with The Mayor John Tory and CG Burchett (provided).

HKGCC welcomes CGs of the Americas

HKGCC welcomes CGs of the Americas

The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce reaffirmed its ties with the Americas as host of cocktail reception held on March 31 with Western hemisphere…

Emigre: New cowboy in town – Ron Hoffman

Emigre: New cowboy in town – Ron Hoffman

Ron Hoffman is the new representative for the Western Canadian province of Alberta, responsible for promoting inbound investment to the province that is about much…

CDNIS: Canada officially booted from Canadian school

CDNIS: Canada officially booted from Canadian school

CDNIS Members, the overseers of the Board, have finally delivered on their promise to take the Canada out of The Canadian School.

Canadians and allies will not forget: Remember WWII

Canadians and allies will not forget: Remember WWII

Canadian Consul General Ian Burchett led the Hong Kong, Canadian, and Allied community in remembering the war in hopes we will not repeat it nor…

Reportage: Ontario-oh-oh! Canadian firms ink deals with HK gov’t, business

Reportage: Ontario-oh-oh! Canadian firms ink deals with HK gov’t, business

From WKCD structures and fintech, to Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Arctic adventures, Canada’s biggest province is doing the deals with Hong Kong. WKCD,…

CDNIS recent alum surprise Ontario Premier at event with petition of concerns

CDNIS recent alum surprise Ontario Premier at event with petition of concerns

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne received open letters from two former students dismayed at the state of their School. The letters were the collective efforts of…

HKers follow Canadian elections, find new PM “charismatic”

HKers follow Canadian elections, find new PM “charismatic”

A survey commissioned by The Canadian Club of Hong Kong (est 1949), shows 81% of Hong Kong respondents know Canada’s new Prime Minister and find…

New Canadian Cabinet: no Chinese Canadians, 50 percent women

New Canadian Cabinet: no Chinese Canadians, 50 percent women

Canada’s new Cabinet has three Indo-Canadians, 50 percent women and no Chinese. Hong Kong born MPs are all women, and all in Vancouver, as Olivia…

Reportage:  Dr. Jonathan Choi, Group Chairman of Sun Wah receives honorary degree at CDN ConGen OR

Reportage: Dr. Jonathan Choi, Group Chairman of Sun Wah receives honorary degree at CDN ConGen OR

Canadian Consul General Ian Burchett graciously hosted a special convocation ceremony on the morning of October 14th at his Official Residence, where Dr. Jonathan Choi…

Reportage: The Creative Québec

Reportage: The Creative Québec

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Canadian Embassy Weibo post sparks online homage to HK veterans

Canadian Embassy Weibo post sparks online homage to HK veterans

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Reportage: Canadian CG commemorates Canadian WWII Hero

Reportage: Canadian CG commemorates Canadian WWII Hero

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Reportage: CCGHK meets with HKGCC

Reportage: CCGHK meets with HKGCC

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Reportage: O Canada!

Reportage: O Canada!

Canadians in Hong Kong celebrating Canada Day early on June 25. Carrie Lam, Jasper Tsang and Joyce Lee came to share the joy with Ian…

So Fast! Canada-HK trade agreement announced at APEC

So Fast! Canada-HK trade agreement announced at APEC

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HIGH TIDE (MARCH 11TH 2015) – DAILY POLITICAL ROUND-UP

HIGH TIDE (MARCH 11TH 2015) – DAILY POLITICAL ROUND-UP

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The Host with the Most: Ian Burchett, Canadian Consul General for Hong Kong and Macao

The Host with the Most: Ian Burchett, Canadian Consul General for Hong Kong and Macao

Since he arrived one year ago, Ian Burchett has reversed the traditional role of a newcomer.  Where one would expect a stranger in a strange…