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  • David Thyne

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

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.

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    From Canada, living in Beijing
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    From Canada, living in Shanghai
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Meet other Canadians at our events in China

Attend our monthly events and activities for Canadians expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Canadians in our China expat forums.

  • Banking in Beijing
    12 replies
    Jul 23, 12:00 PM
    Community member

    Normally, a good professional visa agent would helps with advice on such matters. Seemingly, you do not have a good one. As the leading solutions providers for non-Chinese in Beijing we have …

  • Forced Visa Trip to Hong Kong
    4 replies
    Sep 22, 9:19 AM
    Community member

    Under current regulations no ‘new’ F (Business) or Z (Work) visa can be obtained without leaving the country as part of the process. Extensions and renewals are of course different and can both be …

  • Xi'an Escape
    2 replies
    Nov 3, 1:35 PM
    Community member

    Hi Jamie: Thanks for the information. Greatly appreciated. Rick

Ask experienced Canadian expats in China!

  • Where can I find Canadian food?
  • Where can I meet other Canadians?
  • Are there Canadian schools in my city?

Find other Canadians to share your hobbies with

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 Shanghai or Canadians in Beijing.

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!

  • David Thyne

    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

    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.

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