The Annual Canadian Spring Cocktail

Together with Canada's Gold Medal victory at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games, the Canadian Alumni Network invites you to celebrate with glowing hearts. Bring your name cards to network with fellow alumni from Canada's 'sea-to-sea' post-secondary institutions at the new Fairmont Beijing.

As multi-culturalism goes, a wonderful section of Indian cuisine, generously sponsored by the Fairmont Beijing, will be made available to our participants. And to compliment this wonderful selection of food, a special drink price list will also be offered that evening.

Arrive early and receive a special Canadian Polar bear pin (while supplies last) for the first 100 participants!

Date: March 10, 2010 Wednesday
Time: 6pm-9pm
Venue: Lunar 8, Fairmont Beijing
8 Yong An Dong Li
Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue
Chaoyang District, Beijing

For directions: 8511-7777

Cost: A special Zero-cost entrance fee, but each participant must RSVP by Sunday March 7th for the hotel to prepare the food - thank you for your cooperation.

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A True Canadian Autumn

To the Canadian Global Community, Happy National Day Holiday! We’re very pleased to announce the traditional Canadian Thanksgiving events across China during this special month of October! Starting up north in the nation’s capital, the 6th Annual Canadian Thanksgiving will be at the posh St. Regis Beijing, with the new Canadian Ambassador, Mr. David Mulroney, as the guest of honour, who will give a keynote speech. Those interested in supporting or sponsoring this annual charity formal should contact the organizing committee soon. Shanghai will host a Canadian Alumni Thanksgiving luncheon on October 17th, and Hong Kong will host their Canadian Thanksgiving dinner on October 11th, all details can be found below.

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A Canadian Mid-Autumn

To the Canadian Global Community, Welcome to Beijing or welcome back! The weather is still sunny and warm so for those who love outdoor sports, there's softball and beach volleyball in Beijing, while our hockey tradition is still being played in both Beijing and Shanghai. Find these details and more below. The 60th anniversary of the PRC will take place this October 1, 2009. Expect to see a lot of pomp and march as well as a very long holiday especially as the Mid-Autumn Festival lands on October 3rd. This year's National Day military parade will be the 14th and is believed to be the largest ever in scale since the founding of new China in 1949. Past National Day military parades, include the very first one on China's founding, the 5th, 10th, 35th and 50th anniversaries, which were also the five major parades in the PRC's history.

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Spring Forward With Canuck Events 

To the Canadian Global Community, Who said there’s an economic slowdown? The crisis seems to have phased China for only a brief moment as the restaurants and malls are full of people, and the ring roads are jammed with new cars, especially during this long May Day weekend. Hope you’ve all enjoyed the May 1st holiday as the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival at the end of the month will be even longer!

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Celebrating 10 Years of Canadians in China 

Celebrating 10 Years of Serving the Canadian Community in China To the Canadian Global Community, Canadians in celebrates 10 years of serving the Canadian Global Community. Taking a brief look back, started out as a simple email network in Beijing. But the Canadian network grew significantly as well as the technology, with this email network expanding into a full website that went through many changes over the years. We are proud to have been the first web-based network for the international community in China, and still going on strong after a decade, offering job opportunities, news and events for the Canadians in China.

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