June Roundup: Public Policy Forum on China, New Partner Announcement, and Two New Survey Reports

Posted On: July 19, 2017

The Public Policy Forum, an independent non-governmental organization, recently launched a two-year consultative forum on China seeking to "convene and facilitate discussions that will provide a valuable injection of fresh ideas and understanding to shape the future of Canada's relationship with China." The forum brings together people from academia, NGOs, and from both the private and public sectors, all seeking to find a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians. The first meeting took place in Ottawa on June 21.

China Research Partnership - June 2017 Highlights

Two of our China Research Partnership expert-members, Paul Evans from the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia, and Wendy Dobson from the Rothman School or Management at the University of Toronto, provided background papers for discussion. Paul Evans' piece focuses on public attitudes toward Canada-China relations and Wendy Dobson's looks at options for a Canada-China free trade agreement.

The China Research Partnership has been a hub of activity since the launch of the project on March 8, 2017. Here are some recent highlights:

To keep up with developments in Canada-China research, don't forget to bookmark http://www.china-research-partnership.ca/