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The Latest Member News and Must Read links 6 February 2018
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FEATURED EVENT
Leadership Series
Canadian Institutional Perspectives on Generating Investment Returns

February 8 | 12:00 - 14:00
  • Alison Nankivell  | Vice President, Global Scaling at BDC Capital, Business Development Bank of Canada    
  • Ted Lee | Senior Portfolio Manager, External Portfolio Management, Investment Partnerships, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Asia Inc. 
  • Iggy Chong | Head of Private Banking, Greater China RBC Wealth Management
  • Olivia Ouyang  | Director, Funds (Hong Kong), Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Asia) Limited 
  • Chris Marschall | Chair of CanChamHK"s Financial Committee

MEMBER NEWS
Scotiabank expects up to $8-billion excess capital by 2020 | The Globe and Mail 
 
Mazars Hong Kong is organising the "Corporate Investigation & Interviewing Skills Workshop" from 22 March to 23 March 2018.
 
The HKIE Environmental Division Annual Forum will be occurring on 27 April at the Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East
 
canadafood.hk to host Canadian Pet Food at Hong Kong Pet Show on 9 February
 
HKTDC will be organizing a workshop "Rules of Setting Key Performance Index (KPI)" on 28 February.  

Complimentary admission for CanChamHK members.
Hong Kong science park to lure innovation leaders

MEMBER Deals
Cirque du Soleil returns to Hong Kong with KOOZA, an all-new thrilling Big Top production opening this April! 

CanChamHK members receive 15% off ticket prices! 
SAVE 35% on selected models of Kelvin Giormani sofas. 

CanChamHK members receive an additional 10% off on selected new order / stock sofa items! 
UPCOMING EVENTS 
February 8 Leadership Series: Canadian Institutional Perspectives on Generating Investment Returns

February 13 67th InterCham Young Professionals Cocktail

February 28 February Networking With the Chamber

March 14 Property Committee Presents: How Technology and Blockchain will Disrupt the Real Estate Industry

 
UPCOMING 
COMMITTEE MEETINGS
February 7 Property Committee Meeting (Members Only)

February 12 Sustainable Development Committee Meeting

February 26 China Business Committee Meeting (Members Only)
JOB 
OPPORTUNITIES
Executive Director | CanChamHK

Business Development Manager | CanChamHK

Temporary Membership Co-ordinator | The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Native English Personal Assistant | Payment Asia
COMMUNITY 
EVENTS
February 7 | Open House and Chinese New Year Fair | Fairchild Kindergarten 

February 10 | Talk Series: Digital Transformation for Today's Businesses | CUHK Business School
Celebrate a lucky Year of the Dog with a retreat to the
Forbes  Five-Star 
Altira Macau where an enticing series of culinary delights await at our award-winning restaurants.

Enjoy panoramic views of Macau cloaked in decorative lighting from the comfort of your room and feel the festive joy all around!

Learn More>>
INTERESTING LINKS
TRADE & BUSINESS
  • Canada turned to the WTO because Trump has threatened NAFTA | The Washington Post 
  • Chinese economy beats expectations in 2017 | China Daily
  • Blackstone, CPPIB, GIC consortium to acquire 55% stake in Thomson Reuters data business | Pensions & Investments
  • CP Rail Opens Asia Office in Shanghai | Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
  • How China’s Polar Silk Road can make Canada the next big Asian power | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post 
  • Aecon a ‘stepping stone’ for Beijing: Fears rise as Ottawa decides on $1.5-billion deal | Financial Post 
FINANCE & BANKING
  • Alibaba beats forecast again, buys stake in affiliate Ant Financial | The Globe and Mail
  • Toronto’s First Global Lands Payment Deal with Chinese Tech Firm | Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
TECH
  • Alibaba Brings Its Smart City AI Platform to Kuala Lumpur | The Merkle
  • Canada is woefully unprepared for the fintech tsunami | Financial Post
  • How we can leverage AI to bridge academia and business | The Globe and Mail 
  • China to stamp out cryptocurrency trading completely with ban on foreign platforms | South China Morning Post 
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  • Has Hong Kong pulled the plug on electric cars? | South China Morning Post
  • Tesla to reduce Hong Kong operations if city refuses to promote electric cars | South China Morning Post 
PROPERTY
  • Why traditional industries can't win in Hong Kong’s industrial property market boom | South China Morning Post 
  • Extra land ‘not enough’ to solve Hong Kong’s housing crisis without more subsidised homes | South China Morning Post 
  • In the world’s priciest city, even the securities regulator finds itself priced out of prime office space | South China Morning Post

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