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March 01, 2019

BACKGROUND: Nissan Canada is a division of Nissan, a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. The company produces vehicles under the Nissan, Infiniti, and Datsun brands with in-house performance tuning products labelled Nismo. Since 1999, Nissan has been part of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance, a partnership between Nissan of Japan, Mitsubishi Motors of Japan and Renault of France. In 2014 Nissan was the largest car manufacturer in North…

October 26, 2018

BACKGROUND: The Royal Canadian Mint’s operations in Winnipeg produce over 1 billion circulation coins each year. These are the coins Canadians use in everyday life, whether for plugging into parking meters, or buying products from vending machines. The Mint also issues special circulation coins to mark events or occasions, such as the coloured Poppy quarter, the Millennium series of 25-cent coins and the 2010 Vancouver Olympic mascot coins.
The Winnipeg high-tech…

October 12, 2018

BACKGROUND: Meet Canada’s first ‘Ultra Low-Cost Carrier’, a form of airline that is popular in Europe but is new to Canada. Flair is based in Edmonton, Alberta and operates scheduled passenger service as a low-cost carrier to secondary airports in or near major Canadian cities.
It also operates chartered passenger and cargo services in Canada, the United States, the Caribbean region, and to destinations worldwide from its main hub, Edmonton…

October 12, 2018

BACKGROUND: This internationally recognised brand specialises in the retail of toys, clothing, video games, and baby products.
Toys R Us Canada operates over eighty stores across the country where the strength of the brand has proven very resilient to online competition from large international digital competitors.

OUR WORK: Recently Toys R Us stores in areas with significant Chinese demographics began accepting WeChat Pay, the extremely popular and ubiquitous digital currency used…

October 12, 2018

BACKGROUND: Infiniti is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Nissan. The brand is marketed in over fifty countries around the world, including Canada where the brand has an established hold in the luxury vehicle market. At the turn of 2018, the company announced it would become an electric brand, with all new vehicles either being hybrid or all electric by 2021.

OUR WORK: Infiniti is committed to growing its…

May 17, 2018

Background:  T&T Supermarket is a Canadian chain that specialises in Asian grocery. It is Canada’s largest Asian supermarket chain. Founded by Taiwanese-Canadian entrepreneur Cindy Lee, T&T began with one store in in 1993 (at Vancouver’s Metrotown Mall). Today the chain has expanded to fifteen stores across Western Canada and nine more stores in Eastern Canada (eight stores are in the Greater Toronto Area including Downtown Toronto). Each outlet includes many…

May 17, 2018
  • Comments Off on College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists

Background:  The College is the official professional regulatory authority that regulates the practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture in British Columbia. The College serves and protects the public interest by regulating and advancing safe, ethical and quality traditional Chinese medicine practice in British Columbia. Working with external agencies and partners provincially, nationally and internationally, the College actively works to continuously improve the high standards of care that government,…

January 03, 2018

BACKGROUND: Aegis Gardens is a senior’s community that focuses on Chinese culture. This community, situated in the Seattle area, is designed to be warm and inviting with thoughtfully designed architecture and interiors that are based on feng-shui. The facility provides 24-hour care provided by a professional Chinese and English-speaking staff. There are over 2.5million Canadians of Chinese descent and an equal number living in the US – this facility is…

December 20, 2017

BACKGROUND: Canada has some of the highest cellphone rates in the world. Lucky Mobile is set to counter this situation and provide Canadian consumers a choice by offering a low-cost mobile solution. Lucky Mobile, launched by Bell Telecom, has liberated the market by offering cell service without a credit check (a bane of newer immigrants who compose a growing segment of Canada’s consumer market), no long term commitment, protections…

November 21, 2017
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Background: Commuters in the Greater Vancouver Regional District are ailing from delays that seem to more severe each year. Road congestion hurts everyone in the Lower Mainland, whether through time lost for productive pursuits, to time which could be better spent with loved ones. Translink, as the statutory authority responsible for the regional transportation network of Metro Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, including public transport, major roads and bridges,…