At The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, we develop and adopt policy positions on issues that affect our members. Find some of our recent positions below:
Position Paper on Recent Changes to Laws Governing Heritability of Canadian Citizenship from Canadians Born Abroad
Canadians born abroad should attain the ability to have Canadian children abroad after completing the same residency requirements as Permanent Residents seeking citizenship. This includes allowing minors to be considered under application by their parents or legal guardians.
Download the position paper here.
Canada’s Competitiveness in Asia Could be Improved by a Hong Kong-Canada Double Taxation Agreement
Companies polled made it clear they want a Canada-Hong Kong Comprehensive Double Taxation Agreement (CDTA) to provide greater clarity and more certainty in their tax situation when deciding to invest in Hong Kong and Canada. The Chamber supports the establishment of a CDTA as it will provide significant benefits to Canada and will encourage Hong Kong based companies to invest in Canada.
Download the press release here.
Canadian Chamber Survey on International School Placements for Expatriates
The results of this survey show that the lack of access to high quality international school education for expatriates negatively affects businesses and is detrimental to the development of international companies in Hong Kong.
Download the report here.
Exclusion of Shark Fin From All CanCham Events and Functions
Motion adopted on November 23, 2011 that The Chamber will as policy exclude shark fin from all Chamber dining parties, functions and banquets.
Download the text of the motion here.
Submission to LegCo Committee on the Impact of Nuclear Development on Hong Kong
Submission from The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong to the LegCo Panel on Environment Affairs on the impacts of the development of nuclear energy for local power generation on Hong Kong.
Download the submission here.