FSJ Trip to China

ngent from Northern BC have returned from China, where they participated in a weeklong trade mission.

Led by initiatives Prince George, the group included delegates from Mackenzie, Terrace and Prince Rupert, as well as Fort St. John.

The group was in China, to explore business opportunities in that part of the world, as well as the potential for twinning opportunities between Chinese and British Columbian municipalities.

Speaking at the city council meeting last night, Major Eglisnki says the visit to China has made him see the twinning idea a little differently.

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The mayor says he thinks other local civic leaders feel the same way.

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Eglinski says he doesn’t see another trip to China in the near future, though he adds that in Chinese Culture, Mayors seem to be given much more attention than councilors, so any trade relationships would be better initiated by regional mayors.