Korean firms are encouraged to invest in Canada with the world in mind

Korean firms are encouraged to invest in Canada with the world in mind

“The key to innovation is access to a pool of technical, creative and entrepreneurial talents that allows companies to target the global market from the get-go,” Paul Salvini, chief executive officer of the Accelerator Centre in Waterloo, Canada, told The Korea Herald last week in an investment mission to Taiwan and South Korea with Consider Canada City Alliance. 

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Investment in FinTech is the Future of Canadian Banking

Investment in FinTech is the Future of Canadian Banking

According to the recent PwC’s Canadian Banks 2016: Embracing the FinTech Movement report, Canadian banks are laser-focused on responding to the threats – and opportunities – posed to the banking industry, at the hands of a group of new companies building financial technology (FinTech) solutions. FinTech offerings range from competing financial services such as alternative lending, to additive solutions atop existing banking services, to enabling technologies for the banks themselves. Capitalizing on the latest mobile, cloud and digital technologies, Canada is now home to many FinTech firms who are trying to shake up and be accretive to the banking value chain.  

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Canada-China relations to enter ‘golden’ era, Chinese Premier says

Canada-China relations to enter ‘golden’ era, Chinese Premier says

According the Chinese Premier, Canada and China are set to enter a new “golden” era under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mr. Chrétien, former Canadian Prime Minister, is visiting China on behalf of the Denton’s law firm this week, had a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing. This meeting is built upon the Trudeau government's effort to build a free-trade agreement with China as well as the possibility of membership in the Asian Infrastructure Development Bank.

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KPMG: Canada keeps top spot as most cost competitive mature market in the G7, 14.6% over the U.S

KPMG: Canada keeps top spot as most cost competitive mature market in the G7, 14.6% over the U.S

KPMG in Canada released its Competitive Alternatives 2016 report, revealing Canada as the most cost competitive mature market for business among the G7 countries, over the U.S. for 14.6%. Among the 17 Canadian cities featured in the report, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver rank among the most competitive major cities worldwide.

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Canada and China Sign a Joint Declaration on Clean Technology Cooperation

Canada and China Sign a Joint Declaration on Clean Technology Cooperation

The Honourable Jim Carr, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, and Mr. Zhigang Wang, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, met in Ottawa and signed a Joint Declaration on Canada-China Clean Technology Cooperation. The signing of the Declaration today demonstrates Canada’s work with global partners to promote cleaner energy and better environmental outcomes that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It also contributes to the government’s goal of clean technology innovation that will deliver clean jobs, growth and prosperity, and position Canada for leadership in a low-carbon economy.

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