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David Thyne

Living in Shanghai, 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 Shanghai, 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 Shanghai

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Shanghai expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Shanghai
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

InterNations - A Place for Canadians in Shanghai

Hello to all of our Canadians in Shanghai! Are you interested in getting to know fellow Canadian expats in Shanghai? Are you looking for advice from other Canadians, e.g. which bars in Shanghai will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for maple pancakes?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Shanghai. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of Canadian expats, coming from Ottawa, Vancouver, Montreal and all regions of Canada.

  Canadian Expats in Shanghai Posted:

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...

Re: Business & Importer Services

Hello, I am looking for a recommendation for an few types of services. I figured perhaps some o...

Re: Looking for a place to live in Shanghai

Hey guys, I am a 23 year old Canadian and will be working in Minhang, Shanghai from mid April to mi...

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How fun!! If the auctions take place on the weekend.. I'd be happy to join the bidding!

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I'd be interested in learning Chinese and in training for a new career. Please let me know what th...

Fellow Canadians in Shanghai

Canadian Expats in Shanghai Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where Canadian expats in Shanghai exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The "Paris Of The East" can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Shanghai’s Canadian expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow Canadian expats in Shanghai.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Shanghai to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Canadians in Shanghai at Our Events

Our community in Shanghai is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Shanghai’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other Canadian expats to explore the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from Canada in your local community as well as Canadians in China nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Canadians living in Shanghai!

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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