Events and Delegations
January 11, 2007 China’s Economic Growth and Challenges, illustrated talk by Dr. Sen Wang, economist with the Privy Council Office (on secondment from Natural Resources Canada, Victoria), at Library & Archives Canada
February 11, 2007, Year of the Pig Banquet at Mandarin Ogilvie attended by 160 members and guests; the happy gathering heard remarks by Ambassador Lu Shumin, Senator Mac Harb, City of Gatineau Councillor Juan da Silva of the City of Gatineau, and Mayor of Ottawa representative Mr. David Gibbins; two gu-zheng players and CCFS musical talents Dominic D’Arcy and Georges Sapounidis provided musical entertainment; doorprizes were donated by the Chinese Embassy, Canada Post Corporation, Mandarin Ogilvie, Shanghai Restaurant, and CCFS members. Photo.
June 28, 207, Canada’s development co-operation with China: defining our mutual interests. Presentation by Xavier Furtado, Assistant Director (Policy and Planning) of the China & Northeast Asia Division, CIDA. 7:30 pm Room 156, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington, Ottawa
September 25, 2007, Chinese orchids and other plants. Presentation by Dr. Marilyn Light, a microbiologist who has researched and written and taught about orchids at the University of Ottawa, in speaking tours, and earlier this year was invited to China to talk about her study of Chinese Cymbidium orchids. 7:30 pm Elmwood School, Rockcliffe Park
October 26, 2007, Silk Road Overland Journey, Presentation by Yue Chi about a 60-day journey by landrover from Istanbul to Beijing. 7:30 pm Room 156, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington, Ottawa.
November 21, 2007, Ecosystem management in the Loess Plateau villages of Lanzhou, Gansu province. Presentation by Professors Illimar Altosaar and Hua Cao from Ottawa University, and Mr. Chak Wang, Environment Canada (ret.) This will be preceded by the Annual General Meeting and election of Executive Committee. 7:00 AGM. 7:30 pm Lecture. Room 156, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington, Ottawa.