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David Thyne

Living in China, from USA

"At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me."

Diana Anhaus-Brey

Living in China, from Germany

"It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Canadians in China

  • Join our community and get to know members of China’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Chinese expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Beijing, Guangzhou and many other regions

InterNations – Uniting Canadians living in China

Would you like to get in touch with other Canadians in China? Are you in need of help and advice from your Canadian compatriots? Or would you like to join other Canadian expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze?

Whether you have settled as an expat in China or are still living in Canada and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations China offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of Canadian expats in China, coming from all corners of Canada - from Montreal, over Ottawa to Vancouver.

  Canadian Expats in China Posted:

Re: Owning, renting, and selling property as an Expat

This month we have another new and fascinating topic, Non-Chinese home and commercial building owne...

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I have one our Beijing Internations members in mind, let me check with him and make the intro to y...

Re: New guy in Beijing

Hello Guys I'm 32 years old accountant from Toronto Canada. Do we have any event in the weekend ...

Re: Suggestions for Apt in GZ?

Hello! My friend and I will be moving in July...we both work at the northern part of the city but ...

Re: New Visa Required

Dear Internations: My (F) visa for China will expire on the 8th of May. I need to apply for the...

Re: New Visa Required

Dear Internations: My (F) visa for China will expire on the 8th of May. I need to apply for the...

Fellow Canadians in China

Find Tips and Advice on China from Canadian Expats

Of course, expat living in China is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Canadians is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Chinese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Canadians in China, residing in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Canadians in Beijing or Canadians in Shanghai.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Canadian food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Chinese InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Canada in China.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our China Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get maple pancakes in Shanghai.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for China to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Canadian embassy.

From the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze to the snowy mountains of the Tibetan provinces, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Canadian expats in China.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Canadians in China

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in China. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Chinese Peking duck & hot pot, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Beijing’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the traditional trading centre of the South-East provinces as well as other beautiful landmarks in China.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from Canada and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Canadians living in China!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men
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