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Event notice: “One Belt, One Road” North American Forum


“One Belt, One Road” North American Forum

Time:May 21 2017

Host: Grizzly Bear Institute of Canada

Forum Language:English

Limitation of space:By Invitation Only (first come, first confirm)

One of China’s major global economic initiatives in recent years is the Belt and Road, it presents a new opportunity for the whole world. Canada has now joined the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and started exploratory talks with China regarding a potential free trade agreement. However, there has been very limited discussion on the potential implications of the Belt and Road Initiative for the Canadian economy. Does China’s the Belt and Road Initiative provide opportunities, or pose a threat to the Canadian economy over the next decade? Should Canada actively engage in the Belt and Road partnership? The Grizzly Bear Institute of Canada will assemble experts and entrepreneurs from Canada and China to provide their insights into these questions.

Distinguished guests and keynote speakers:

Honorable Consul General Fei LIU, Consulate-General of PRC in Vancouver

Honorable Ms. Goldsmith-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade

Professor Yves Tiberghien, Director of Institute of Asian Research, the University of British Columbia

Dr. Wu Peng, Research Fellow of China Center for International Economic Exchange


The well-known experts from federal agencies, universities, research institutes, the economic section will provide their insights into the Belt and Road Initiative and the potential opportunities and challenges for Canada.

OBOR cooperation with enterprise & Reception: 

All Participants are invited.


  • China Brand Globalization Headquarters
  • World Commercial Valley
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