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CULTURAL EXCHANGES BETWEEN CANADA AND CHINA

1.Can4 Culture

“Canada was featured as the honoured guest country at the annual Meet in Beijing Arts Festival from 25th April until 21st May 2016. The festival showcases a diverse range of international and Chinese arts and cultures programs staged at venues across Beijing. This year it featured a variety of Canadian performers including The Ottawa Bach Choir, Chan Hong Goh, Buzz Brass, and Dashan.”

2.Canada China Culture Exchange Association——-A little outdated – the last event was in 2010

The Canada China Culture Exchange Association (CCCEA) is a non-profit organisation incorporated in Ontario that is promoting the culture exchange between Canada and China. Our mission is to strengthen the culture exchange between Canada and China, to promote the Canadian multiculturalism, and to enrich the cultural life of Canadian Chinese.

ADOPTION RELATED NEWS AND STORIES

1.The Children’s Bridge – International Adoption Consultants

The Children’s Bridge is a non-profit, federally incorporated organization licensed in Ontario to facilitate adoptions. Created in the early 1990’s, The Children’s Bridge helps families across Canada who wish to adopt.

2.ABBA Canada – Financial Solutions for Adoptions

There are more than 20 million children worldwide that are waiting to be adopted. In Canada alone, there are over 30,000 children waiting for forever families. Throughout North America, thousands of private adoptions (those with birth parent involvement) occur on a yearly basis.

3.Adoption Statistics (Taken from Citizenship and Immigration Canada)

4.Families with Children from China (FCC)

5.Legal Adoption Procedure

News Articles

1.Canada and China Will Enter Trade Talks, Justin Trudeau Says

OTTAWA — Canada and China will begin talks that may lead to a free-trade agreement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.

The announcement was the latest of Mr. Trudeau’s sometimes contentious efforts to develop stronger ties with China. It came during a news conference with Premier Li Keqiang of China, who is on a four-day visit. This month, Mr. Trudeau’s government said with little fanfare that it was negotiating an extradition treaty with China, a country with a dubious human rights record and sometimes questionable legal processes.

2.China, Canada firms sign 56 deals worth more than $1.2B

Chinese and Canadian firms signed 56 deals worth more than $1.2 billion at a ceremony on Thursday, Canadian Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland said in Shanghai.