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Member Only Webinar

China, Canada & the World: Bilateral Relations and Geopolitical Consequences

June 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

GRI Member Only Webinar

Managing Risk Through and After the Pandemic 

The Global Risk Institute is pleased to announce a series of webinars examining the post COVID-19 landscape & the critical role financial services firms will play in creating renewed prosperity. This is the third webinar in the series.

Key topics will include: 

  • How will the pandemic shape China’s global role and reputation long-term?
  • What will the consequences be for the U.S.-China rivalry, and how will the world respond?
  • How will the Canada-China bilateral relationship evolve, and what might the consequences be for the existing diplomatic tensions, trade, technology policy, and people-people ties? What might the implications be of the recent ruling in the case of Meng Wanzhou?
  • What are the implications for Canadian investors and businesses in China, with respect to legal treatment, barriers-to-entry and long-term prospects?


Margaret McCuaig-Johnston

Senior Fellow, Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa
Senior Fellow, China Institute, University of Alberta
Distinguished Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada


Margaret McCuaig-Johnston is Senior Fellow in the Institute for Science, Society and Policy at the University of Ottawa where she is lecturing and writing on China’s innovation policies since 2013.  In addition, she is a Senior Fellow at the China Institute of the University of Alberta where she has published research on China’s innovation system and Canada-China S&T relations.  In 2018 she accepted an invitation to be a Distinguished Fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada where she has published on China’s incubators for start-up companies, as well as Research Associate at the Center for China Innovation Research & Training at Duke University in Kunshan.  Margaret is a former Executive Vice-President at the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and has served as an Assistant Deputy Minister at the federal Department of Finance and Natural Resources Canada. Margaret’s op-eds and interviews have been published in the Washington Post, the Washington Times, the Globe and Mail, the Vancouver Star, the Ottawa Citizen, the BBC, CBC, CTV, Global News, Bloomberg BNN, and Radio Free Asia among others.


June 3, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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