On December 2, 2016, Mr. Wang Wentian, Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Chinese Embassy in Canada, attended the 5th Canada China Business Excellence Awards Ceremony at the invitation of Canada China Business Council (CCBC), delivered keynote speech and presented the awards to the winners. Mr. Peter Kruyt, Chairman of CCBC, Mr. Graham Shantz, new President of CCBC, Mr. Xia Xiang, Minister-Counselor for Commerce of the Chinese Embassy attended the ceremony.
In his speech, Mr. Wang comprehensively elaborated the economic and trade outcomes from the visits of Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in September, and briefed the guests on the latest economic development in China. Mr. Wang extended his congratulations to the winners, and highly appreciated the great contributions made by CCBC to China-Canada economic and trade relations in the past decades.