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Welcome to the official website of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in Canada. We are the official representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in Canada. Since its establishment in October 1991, we have been actively fostering closer economic and trade ties between Hong Kong and Canada.

Hong Kong/HKETO Update

September 21, 2016


InvestHK turns spotlight on city as Asia's Fintech hub with launch of first Fintech Week Hong Kong

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) today (September 21) announced that Hong Kong will play host to the first Hong Kong Fintech Week in early November, part of a new drive to position the city as the premier centre in Asia for Fintech companies and start-ups looking to grow their business as well as for accelerators, incubators and investors searching for Fintech innovation.

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September 17, 2016


HKETO Director attends inauguration dinners of Chinese business associations

The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Miss Kathy Chan, recognised the contributions by the Toronto Chinese Business Association and the Richmond Hill & Markham Chinese Business Association in promoting the interests of the local Chinese business community in the Greater Toronto Area.

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September 17, 2016


Recruitment for five civil service graduate grades starts today

The Government started a recruitment exercise today (September 17) to recruit around 40, 120, 13, seven and six candidates for appointment on civil service terms as Administrative Officer (AO), Executive Officer II, Assistant Labour Officer II, Assistant Trade Officer II and Transport Officer II respectively in 2016-17.

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September 15, 2016


Director of HKETO visits Richmond, Burnaby and Edmonton

The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Miss Kathy Chan, visited Richmond, Burnaby and Edmonton between September 13 and 15 to promote the city's role as a super-connector between Mainland China and the rest of the world and the various admission schemes of Hong Kong.

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September 15, 2016


Hong Kong once again ranked first in the world in economic freedom

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (September 15) welcomed the Fraser Institute's recognition of Hong Kong as the freest economy in the world again in its latest report on economic freedom.

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September 14, 2016


HK provides unique opportunities for university graduates of Canada

The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Miss Kathy Chan, encouraged students in Canada to choose Hong Kong as a destination to develop their careers or further their studies.

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September 13, 2016


Deputy Director of HKETO visits Montreal

The Deputy Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Mr Nick Choi, visited Montreal on September 12 and 13 to promote Hong Kong's role as a super-connector between Mainland China and the rest of the world, as well as its position as an ideal place for talents to develop their career.

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September 10, 2016


Director of the HKETO watches 'Monkey King' Cantonese opera performance

The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Miss Kathy Chan, watched the Cantonese opera performance of “Monkey King” jointly presented by the visiting Young Academy Cantonese Opera Troupe of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) and the local performing group Starlight Chinese Opera Performing Arts Centre at the Bluma Appel Theatre in Toronto on September 10.

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September 8, 2016


HKETO sponsors new talent-directed 'Mad World' to stage world premiere at TIFF

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO) sponsors the world premiere of 'Mad World' at the Discovery programme of the 41st Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Directed by new film director Mr Chun Wong from Hong Kong, the film is a winning project of the city's film talent development scheme --- 'First Feature Film Initiative' (FFFI).

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September 8, 2016


Director of the HKETO speaks at Cantonese opera workshop

Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO) Miss Kathy Chan gave an opening remark at a Cantonese opera workshop jointly organised by the Starlight Chinese Opera Performing Arts Centre and the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library at the University of Toronto today (September 8).

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September 8, 2016


HKETO sponsors Cantonese opera 'Monkey King' performance in Toronto

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO) is pleased to be a major sponsor of the performance of renowned Cantonese opera “Monkey King”. The performance will be staged at the Bluma Appel Theatre in Toronto this Saturday (September 10). It is a joint-programme brought by the visiting Hong Kong Young Academy Cantonese Opera Troupe of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), led by the HKAPA’s Founding Chair of School of Chinese Opera Dr Fredric Mao, and the local performing group Starlight Chinese Opera Performing Arts Centre.

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September 7, 2016


Toronto ETO promotes admission scheme for HK residents in Canada

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (Toronto ETO) rolled out a publicity exercise today (September 7, Toronto time) to promote the Admission Scheme for the Second Generation of Chinese Hong Kong Permanent Residents (ASSG) in Canada.

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September 6, 2016


Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement between Hong Kong and Canada enters into force

The Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) between Hong Kong and Canada entered into force today (September 6), bringing the total number of IPPAs in force between Hong Kong and other economies to 18.

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September 6, 2016


CE meets Prime Minister of Canada

The Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, met the visiting Prime Minister of Canada, Mr Justin Trudeau, at Government House this afternoon (September 6) to exchange views on issues of mutual concern.

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September 5, 2016


Vote count for Legislative Council General Election completed

The vote count for the 2016 Legislative Council General Election was completed at around 6.45pm today (September 5). Totals of about 2.2 million geographical constituency ballot papers, 1.98 million District Council (second) functional constituency ballot papers and 170 000 other functional constituency ballot papers were counted after the poll closed last night (September 4).

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September 5, 2016


Sixth SAR Legislative Council formed

The sixth Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has been successfully formed as the 70 seats have all been filled following the smooth completion of the election yesterday (September 4).

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September 5, 2016


CE congratulates elected members of LegCo Election

The Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, today (September 5) congratulated all elected members of the 2016 Legislative Council (LegCo) General Election.

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September 1, 2016


Prime Minister of Canada to visit HK

The Prime Minister of Canada, Mr Justin Trudeau, will arrive in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Monday (September 5) for a three-day official visit.

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