Tag: Michael Chan

Ontario Creates Beijing-Based Trade Advisor Position

Ontario is creating a new Beijing-based agri-food trade advisor position with a goal of further expanding Ontario’s agri-food sector reach into the Chinese market. The new in-market trade advisor will be a seasoned food industry professional with business experience in global markets, says the Ontario government. Funding for the position is through Growing Foward 2. Currently,… Read more »

Ontario Trade Mission to China Taps Sweet Maple Deal

Ontario’s 2015 Agri-Food Trade Mission to China (happening this week) is yielding a new business agreement for one of the province’s most iconic edible exports, maple syrup and maple products, says the government of Ontario. Agriculture minister Jeff Leal and minister of international trade Michael Chan recently met with representatives from Ontario’s Futurevic Global Sourcing… Read more »

China Agri-Food Mission: “We can’t roll over and play dead”

If you saw the 2011 movie Contagion, you know how bird flu can be vilified. Movie goers left the theatre scared senseless that any traveller they encountered could be a ticking time bomb, as a result of a virus that appeared to spread from the close association between poultry and humans on some Asian farms…. Read more »