iAffairs Canada is excited to hold a January 26 event on Canada-China relations. Join us for a panel discussion via webinar with Dr. Wenran Jiang, Dr. Jeremy Paltiel, Margaret Cornish, and Peggy Mason.

Register for the event here.

The panel discussion will explore Canada and China’s evolving relationship. A variety of themes will be covered including trade relations, military and security concerns, and Canada’s emerging Indo-Pacific Strategy. Our speakers will examine Canada’s foreign policy position with respect to China and how it can approach the bilateral relationship in the future.

A Q&A panel will be held at the end.

This event is presented iAffairs Canada, the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, the NPSIA Student Association, and is supported by the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.

Anyone can register and attend this event. Space is limited, secure your spot today! Once you register and obtain your ticket, you will gain access to the Online Event Page, where you can find information on the Zoom link.


Dr. Wenran Jiang

  • President of Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum
  • Advisory Board member of the Institute for Peace and Diplomacy
  • Former professor at University of Alberta and visiting professor to the University of British Colombia and China University of Petroleum
  • Special Advisor on China to the US and Canada based Energy Council

Margaret Cornish

  • Advisory Board member of the Institute for Peace and Diplomacy
  • Senior Advisor and Beijing Chief Representative for Bennett Jones LLP
  • Served on the International Affairs Council of Advisors to Justin Trudeau before his election to Prime Minister
  • Esteemed career in the foreign service, including postings to the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, the Canadian Delegation to the UN in New York, and the Canadian Delegation to the European Community in Brussels

Dr. Jeremy Paltiel

  • Professor of Political Science at Carleton University
  • Head of the Carleton BRI Public Affairs Research Centre.
  • Has contributed numerous articles on Chinese politics, East Asian foreign relations, and Sino-Canadian relations

Peggy Mason

  • President of the Rideau Institute on International Affairs
  • Former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament to the UN
  • Senior Fellow at The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
  • Member of various regional groups, including the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific, the Canadian Member Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific, and the Canadian Consortium for Asia Pacific Security

Moderator: Hadi Wess

  • Managing Director, iAffairs Canada
  • Master’s Candidate, NPSIA
  • TV Host and Producer, Rogers tv
  • Radio Anchor, 97.9 FM
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