December 10th,2015-- Dr. Gary Levy, a fellow of Bell Chair in Canadian Parliamentary Democracy in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University,Co-President of the Canada-China Friendship Society-Ottawa Section andPresident of the Federation of Canada China Associations, visited CCS and delivered a lecture on the 2015 Canadian election and implications forSino-Canada relations. The lecture was hosted by Professor Tang Xiaosong, the CCS Director. All the CCS staff members and students from CCS and SITS (Schoolof Interpreting and Translation Studies) attended the event.
Dr.Gary Levy addressing Sino-Canadian relations to the audience
Dr. Levy made a comprehensive and thorough analysis onthe 2015 Canadian election and the current developments of Sino-Canadarelations, focusing on a series of issues including the history of theSino-Canada communications, the new features of the current Sino-Canadarelations and the future tendency of the Sino-Canada relations. He concludedthat the relationship between China and the Canada would remain cooperative on a global scale and improve into a high level, these two nations will have morecommunications and cooperation in various aspects.
Prof.Tang presenting Blue Book of Canada to Dr. Gary Levy
After the lecture, Dr. Levy answered questions asked by students and researchers attending the lecture. Productive and enthusiastic discussions were conducted on various issues of importance, such as the domestic and foreign policy of the two nations, and the future tendency ofSino-Canada relations. Two volumes of the Blue Book of Canada (Annual Report on the Development of Canada, 2014 & 2015) were presented to him by Professor Tang Xiaosong on behalf of CCS. Dr. Levy was also invited to join the CCS Blue Book team.
Dr. Gary Levy and staff of Center for Canadian Studies