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The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Shanghai, cordially invites you to a luncheon event with the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance.

We deeply appreciate the address by the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, to the Canadian business community in Shanghai. This is the first time he will come to Asia on a post-budget tour. Come and hear his insights into Canada’s Budget 2018, and the opportunities it presents for your business. This is an opportunity for members of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and beyond to gain insight from one of Canada’s most important departments.

Please contact helene@cancham.asiaor valerie@cancham.asia for sponsorship.

Please note:
  • Limited seats. Register ASAP!
  • For simultaneous translation, a piece of ID is required to use a headset.
  • Pre-payment is required.
  • Vegetarian lunch option available, but must be requested in RSVP.
  • Want member pricing? Become a member today:www.cancham.asia/apply-membership/​
上海加拿大商会携手加拿大驻上海领事馆,诚挚邀请您与财政部长Bill Morneau共进午宴。
我们非常感谢财政部长Bill Morneau能给在上海的加拿大商业群体带来演讲。此次将会是他在完成2018财政计划后第一次出访亚洲。您可以从演讲中了解到他对于加拿大在2018年财政预算的独特见解,以及这为您的业务所带来的商机。这将是一个能让商会会员从加拿大政府部门得到宝贵建议的绝佳机会。

如想赞助此次活动,请联系 helene@cancham.asiavalerie@cancham.asia

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  • 此次活动需要您提前付款。
  • 我们也会为素食主义者提供菜品,如有需要,请尽快联系我们。
  • 成为上海加拿大商会会员,即可享受会员价格www.cancham.asia/apply-membership/​
La Chambre de Commerce Canadienne à Shanghai, en partenariat avec le Consulat général du Canada à Shanghai, vous invite cordialement à un dîner avec l'honorable Bill Morneau, Ministre des Finances.

Nous apprécions grandement la venue de l'honorable Bill Morneau, Ministre des Finances, au sein de la communauté canadienne des gens d'affaires à Shanghai. C'est la première fois qu'il viendra en Asie dans le cadre d'une tournée post-budgétaire. Venez entendre son point de vue sur le budget 2018 du Canada et les possibilités présentes pour votre entreprise. C'est l'occasion pour les membres de la Chambre de Commerce Canadienne à Shanghai et au delà d'en apprendre d'avantge sur l'un des ministères les plus importants du Canada.

Veuillez contacter helene@cancham.asiaou valerie@cancham.asiapour les commandites.

Notez s'il vous plaît:
  • Places limitées Inscrivez-vous dès que possible!
  • Le pré-paiement est requis.
  • Option de repas végétarien disponible, veuillez le préciser lors de votre réservation
  • Vous désirez bénificier d'un prix membre ? Devenez membre aujourd'hui: www.cancham.asia/apply-membership/


11:30 AM - 12 PM
Registration, simultaneous interpretation headset collection
12 PM - 12:05 PM
Opening Remarks
12:05 PM - 12:35 PM
Starter and main courses served
12:35 PM - 12:40 PM
Remarks by the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance
12:40 PM - 1:10 PM
1:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Dessert course served


  • The Honourable Bill Morneau (Minister of Finance at Government of Canada)

    The Honourable Bill Morneau

    Minister of Finance at Government of Canada

    Bill Morneau was appointed as Minister of Finance of Canada on November 4, 2015, following his election as the Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre. Prior to that appointment, he had a very successful business career. He has been an active volunteer in Toronto Centre for more than 20 years.
    When Bill became President of Morneau Shepell in 1992, the firm employed 200 people and provided employee benefits and pension services. Under his leadership, the company expanded to become the largest Canadian human resources company, employing 4,000 people in Canada and around the world, and he took the company public in 2005 on the TSX.
    Bill studied retirement issues as a member of the Government of Ontario's Pension Advisory Council, and in 2012 he was appointed as Pension Investment Advisor to Ontario's Minister of Finance.
    Bill's community service in Toronto Centre is extensive. He has worked to support the arts, help street kids, and improve access to health care and education. He was chair of the board of St. Michael's Hospital, Covenant House and the C.D. Howe Institute, and sat on the boards of the Loran Scholars Foundation and The Learning Partnership.
    Internationally, Bill founded a special school for Somali and Sudanese girls in an African refugee camp.
    In 2002, Bill was named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40. He has co-authored a book, The Real Retirement, and has authored numerous articles on public policy issues. Bill holds a BA from Western University, an MSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics and an MBA from INSEAD.

    Bill Morneau a été nommé ministre des Finances du Canada le 4 novembre 2015, à la suite de son élection en tant que député de Toronto-Centre. Avant cette nomination, il a eu une carrière très fructueuse dans le monde des affaires. Bill est un bénévole actif au sein de Toronto-Centre depuis plus de 20 ans.
    Lorsque Bill est devenu président de Morneau Shepell en 1992, la firme employait 200 personnes et offrait des avantages sociaux et des services de pension à ses employés. Sous sa direction, la firme a pris de l'expansion et est devenue la plus importante entreprise de ressources humaines au pays, employant 4 000 personnes au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde. Bill a inscrit la compagnie à la Bourse de Toronto en 2005.
    À titre de membre du Conseil consultatif sur la retraite du gouvernement de l'Ontario, Bill s'est penché sur les questions liées à la retraite et, en 2012, il a été nommé conseiller auprès du ministre ontarien des Finances pour les investissements en matière de retraite.
    La portée du service communautaire de Bill dans Toronto-Centre est étendue. Il a œuvré en faveur des arts, de l'aide aux enfants de la rue et de l'amélioration de l'accès à l'éducation et aux soins de santé. Il a occupé le poste de président du conseil de l'hôpital St. Michael's, du Covenant House et de l'Institut C.D. Howe. Il a également siégé aux conseils de la Loran Scholars Foundation et du Partenariat en éducation.
    À l'échelle internationale, Bill a fondé une école spéciale à l'intention des jeunes filles d'origine somalienne et soudanaise dans un camp de réfugiés africains.

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  • Carl Breau (CEO of Saimen)

    Carl Breau

    CEO of Saimen

    Carl Breau is a Canadian engineer based in Shanghai and is the General Manager of Saimen, a Chinese company specialized in importing and distributing technical, educational and creative products into the Chinese market. Saimen, with offices and warehouse in Shanghai, has already performed over 40 successful china market entry projects with a number of North American companies.

    Carl Breau speaks fluent mandarin and is a frequent speaker and university lecturer on the topic of doing business in China. His expertise is IP protection, marketing strategy and dealing with Chinese business partners.

    Mr. Breau was awarded the Exceptional Achievement Medal from the Canadian Council of Engineers in 1999.

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  • Kai Zhang (CEO and GM of Manulife-Sinochem)

    Kai Zhang

    CEO and GM of Manulife-Sinochem

    Ms. ZHANG Kai was appointed as Chief Executive Officer & General Manager of Manulife-Sinochem in February 2016. As the first Sino-foreign life insurance joint venture, Manulife-Sinochem has successfully built its footprint across 51 cities in 14 provinces in China. Kai is a member of Manulife's Asia Division Executive Committee (ADEC). Prior to joining Manulife-Sinochem, Ms. Zhang was Country Business Manager for Citi’s Consumer Bank in China and Executive Vice President of Citibank (China) Co., Ltd., responsible for wealth management business, credit card and consumer assets businesses. Previously, Ms. Zhang served as Chief Financial Officer, Head of Franchise Development and Country Marketing Director at Citi China. Ms. Zhang has over 20 years of financial services experience across North America and Asia. She joined Citi in 2004 in New York, as part of Citi’s Corporate Strategy and M&A Group, and later took the role of Regional Head of Sales and Distribution with Citi Asia Pacific Consumer Bank in Singapore. Prior to joining Citi, Ms. Zhang worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and an actuarial analyst with Watson Wyatt Worldwide. Ms. Zhang holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in Economics from Mount Holyoke College. She grew up in Nanjing, and returned to China in 2008, she is married with two children.

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Member Seat
Member Price RMB 800
Non-member Seat
Standard Price RMB 880