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CTC Presented Innovative Solutions at the WWSE in Beijing

Beijing, China - The First World Winter Sports EXPO (WWSE) successfully concluded last Saturday, October 22nd at the China National Convention Center in Beijing. This EXPO aimed to introduce the charm of winter sports to the audience, accelerate the development of winter sports in China and support the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games.

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CTC Reaches Strategic Partnership Agreement with Snowman

October 25th, 2016

CTC Group Ltd. announces the establishment of a Joint-Venture with China based Fujian Snowman Co., Ltd.

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The 2016 World Winter Sports Expo in Beijing Opens its Doors

October 19th, 2016

Beijing, China – The 1st edition of the Beijing World Winter Sports Expo debuted yesterday with an opening ceremony where important representatives of the Winter Sports Industry attended.

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CTC Participates in the Tour of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau in China

September 9th, 2016

Hong Kong – On September 1st Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau landed in Beijing to begin what was his first official visit in China, aiming to create a stronger, more stable and long-term relationship with the Asian country. The 8-days agenda also included the participation in the G20 in Hangzhou and a visit to Shanghai and Hong Kong to praise new commercial agreements between Canadian and local companies.

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IIAR Extends the Scope of Cooperation with CAR in China

September 1st, 2016

Beijing, China – The International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) and The Chinese Association of Refrigeration (CAR) signed an amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in order to extend the scope of cooperation between both organizations.

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Interview with Drew Dorweiler – CTC Group Ltd.

Toronto, Canada – In an interview with the Exchange on CBC, Drew Dorweiler, Managing Partner at Dartmouth Partners talks about the development of Ice Hockey in China.

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Montreal Canadiens • China Hockey School in Canada

Get ready for a trip of a lifetime! The Montreal Canadiens – China Hockey School will take place in Montreal, Canada from September 30th to October 8th, 2016.

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Video Clip: Structural Air Dome

The increasing concerns about pollution and its health consequences, as well as the unsuitable weather conditions, limit the interest of outdoor sports and leisure activities.

CTC/Broadwell presents "The Structural Air Dome", a great solution for sports programs and other activities, allowing to control the air quality and climatic conditions. Sports programs are played year round and they are never canceled due to weather conditions or air pollution.

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CTC Brought Street Curling to Quebec Day

June 24th, 2016

Beijing, China - The "Saint-Jean-Baptiste", Quebec National Day, was celebrated in Beijing last Thursday, June 23rd at the Westside Cafe in Prosper Center.

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CTC joins the “Canada Town” at the 2016 International Economic & Trade Fair in Langfang

June 3rd, 2016

Langfang, China – The 2016 China (Langfang) International Economic & Trade Fair, organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Hebei Province, took place from May 18 to 21, 2016 at Langfang International Conference & Exhibition Center.

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CTC Introduces New Concepts for Winter Sports Devt to CIFTIS

May 31st, 2016

Beijing, China – The China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) debuted last Saturday, May 28th at the National Convention Center in Beijing. CIFTIS-Sports is an important part of the exhibition and is recognized as the region's leading sports services event, showcasing the most advanced products and solutions on the market.

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The 27th China Refrigeration Exhibition

April 12th, 2016

Beijing, China - The 27th China Refrigeration Exhibition took place last week, from April 7th to 9th at the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. We are looking forward to gathering together again next year on the 28th edition.

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CCTV5+ Interview with Dandenault and Brisebois

March 31st, 2016

CCTV5+ interviewed Mathieu Dandenault and Patrice Brisebois during their trip in Beijing, when they participated the Montreal Candiens Alumni Program in China. This program took place between 7-17 January 2016 and was organized by CTC Group Ltd.

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The Canadiens' Gift

March 3rd, 2016

The following article about the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Program in China, was originally published on Sports Illustrated China, edition 2016 No. 3-4. This program that took place in Beijing between January 7-17, 2016, was presented by CTC Group Ltd.

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CCTV5+ Interview with Steve Shutt

March 1st, 2016

CCTV5+ interviewed Steve Shutt during his trip to Beijing, where he participated in the Montreal Candiens Alumni Program in China. This program took place between 7-17 January 2016 and was organized by CTC Group Ltd.

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Video Clip: The Montreal Canadiens Hockey School in Beijing

February 22nd, 2016

Beijing, China - The first Montreal Canadiens Hockey School in Beijing, presented by CTC, took place between January 7-17, 2016. More than 120 kids from 6 to 16 years old were coached by 4 Alumni Legends from the Montreal Canadiens. We are glad to present the video clip of the program.

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The Montreal Canadiens Alumni Program in China: A Great Success

January 21st, 2016

Beijing, China -- The first Montreal Canadiens Alumni Program in China, presented and organized by the CTC Group successfully concluded last Sunday, January 17th. For 10 days, the Alumni Legends, Steve Shutt, Gaston Gingras, Patrice Brisebois and Mathieu Dandenault, visited Beijing along with a delegation from the Montreal Canadiens. Their agenda included the Hockey School, visits to the most iconic places in the city, reception at the Canadian Embassy, media appearances and a whole cultural immersion.

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The Montreal Canadiens Alumni at the Bird's Nest

January 18th, 2016

Beijing, China -- On Saturday, January 16th, the Canadiens Alumni visited the Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest. This iconic facility hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics and will be used again as one of the main venues for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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Reception for the Montreal Canadiens Alumni at the Canadian Embassy

January 14th, 2016

Beijing, China -- On January 13th, a reception was held at the guest house of the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, to welcome the four Montreal Canadiens Alumni Legends.

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Montreal Canadiens Hockey School in Beijing

January 13th, 2016

The first camp of the Montreal Canadiens Hockey School in Beijing was successfully completed on January 10th, at the Hokay Sports Center.

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Montreal Canadiens Alumni Members Visit the Great Wall

January 11th, 2016

Beijing, China - On Janaury 8th, the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Players visited Gubei Watertown Simatai Great Wall with Youppi, the team's mascot.

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Interview with Steve Shutt: Montreal Canadiens Alumni Legend

January 7th, 2016

January 2016 will be the first time in history the Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club will come to China.

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Canadiens Hockey School in Beijing

December 31st, 2015

The date is fast-approaching, and the four Montreal Canadiens Alumni members are excited to travel to Beijing for the first time to coach the future hockey stars of China.

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How Ice Rinks Work: Ice making and painting

December 15th, 2015

CTC, "The Ice and Snow Specialists from Canada", have completed more than 100 projects in their 15 years in Asia. Within the construction of our most recent ice rink "Qingdao Rio Carnival - Polar Bear ice world" we closely observed the certified Ice Master Team for the 3 days of the ice making process. This process requires great expertise and accuracy, in this report, we tell you 'How it’s Done'.

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Montreal Canadiens Alumni Program in China

December 10th, 2015

Beijing, China – CTC Group Ltd. and the Montreal Canadiens Alumni has reached an agreement on a partnership to promote the development of hockey, beginning with the first clinic in Beijing, China. The project named ‘Montreal Canadiens Alumni in China’ will be held from January 7th to 17th, 2016 and will feature four former players who are all Stanley Cup winners. They will be on the ice to coach local players from the ages 6 to 10 as well as make special appearances at the Canadian Embassy, Pond Hockey tournament and promotional events.

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The Kempinski’s Ice World Opens to the Public in Beijing

An opening ceremony, with special guests, was held to officially open the ice rink to the public for this winter season that goes until March 1st, 2016. Mr.Guy Evon Cloutier, Chairman & CEO at CTC Group was invited to the event and exchanged with Mr. Gerhard Mitrovits, Managing Director at Kempinsiki Hotel Beijing and Mr. Harald Mayer, Vice President of Corporate, Special & Used Car Sales at BMW Beijing.

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CTC Attended the First Canada-China Sports Business Summit

Beijing, China – The first Canada-China Sports Business Summit was held at the Bird’s Nest culture center on November 13th. The event was hosted by Zhang bin, a sportscaster for CCTV and was attended by the Vice Secretary General of the Olympic Winter Games Bid Committee and Minister of Sport, Mr. Zhao Yinggang, Chief Development Officer of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Mr. Dave Hopkinson, honorary chairman of the Beijing Hockey Association, director Mr. Ying Da and former world figure skating champion, Miss. Chen Lu. This impressive panel put together exchanged their ideas on how to further develop winter sports in China.

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Kempinski's "Ice World" Will Be Open Soon in Beijing!

November 12th, 2015

Beijing, China – CTC reached a cooperation agreement with Kempinski Hotel Beijing to provide a 176 square meter temporary ice rink that will be available for the public from December 1st, 2015 to March 1st, 2016.

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CTC Brings Winter Sports to the China Int’l Sports Exhibition

November 2nd, 2015

Beijing, China – The 10th China Beijing International Cultural & Creative Industry EXPO was successfully concluded yesterday, November 1st. Over 1.98 million people from all over the world attended the EXPO.

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Four In A Row For The Hong Kong Hitmen

November 1st, 2015

Bangkok, Thailand - The Hong Kong Hitmen captured their fourth consecutive Asian Division title of the Land of Smiles Ice Hockey tournament in Bangkok, Thailand. It was the most impressive championship for this team from any of the tournaments they have participated in their 10th year of existence. They were just as dominant offensively as they were defensively by only giving up one goal in five games. Hitmen goaltender Sam Szeto was brilliant and named the tournament’s most valuable player while Cal Wong and Leon Mo finished on top of the scoring race.

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CTC Participates in the "Winter Facilities Development Forum "

September 23rd, 2015

Beijing, China— The “Winter Sports Facilities Development Forum” was held in Beijing Weituo Design Mansion, on September 18th, 2015. The event aimed to exchange perspectives of architectural design and project development, discuss how to design outstanding ice and snow facilities adapted to China and its conditions, and exchange ideas on how to improve the quality of winter sports facilities for Chinese people.

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CTC's Ice Rink Technical Training in Beijing

September 21st, 2015

Beijing, China - The first Ice Rink Technical Training provided by CTC was successfully held in the Tangshan Hotel in Beijing from September 16 to 18. During the 3-days program, the 14 participants coming from 8 different cities in China improved their knowledge on the principles and the operation of ice rinks.

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CTC Signs Dealership Agreement With York

August 18th, 2015

Beijing, China - CTC Group Limited has recently signed an important distribution agreement with Johnson Control Inc. (JCI) and York, JCI’s refrigeration division. This agreement will allow CTC to become an official distributor of York for most of South-East Asia, including Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as well as for the People’s Republic of China.

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CTC's High-Profile Projects in 15 Years in Asia

August 12th, 2015

Fifteen years ago the "Ice and Snow Specialist from Canada" arrived in China with one main goal: to bring the Chinese people the opportunity to experience and enjoy winter sports as an important part of the Canadian culture. Since then, CTC has successfully participated in more than 100 projects in China and all over Asia. In this article, we share the most impressive high-profile projects that CTC has done in Asia in the past 15 years.

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CTC Designs the Snow Playground for Xiangjiang Joy City

August 7th, 2015

Changsha, China - Xiangjiang Joy City, which belongs to the Mount Dawang Resort in Changsha, Hunan, is planning the construction of an indoor snow playground and an outdoor water park in the largest scale around the world. CTC is proud to participate in this project by providing an innovative design for the snow playground section of the complex.

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Beijing, The Host City for the 2022 Winter Olympics Games!

August 5th, 2015

Beijing, China - With much anticipation, CTC Group Ltd., along with the millions of people in China, received the great news with the announcement from the International Olympic Committee that Beijing had been selected to be the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. The announcement came last Friday, July 31st at 6:00 pm local time, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during the 128th session of the International Olympic Committee.

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Beijing to Host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games

July 31st, 2015

Beijing, China - Beijing has been selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. The decision was taken by the International Olympic Committee during its 128th session in Kuala Lumpur this Friday 31st of July.

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CTC Group: 15 Years in Asia

July 21st, 2015

Beijing, China - Fifteen years ago the “Ice and Snow Specialist from Canada” arrived in China with one main goal: to bring the Chinese people the opportunity to experience and enjoy winter sports as an important part of the Canadian culture. Since then, CTC has successfully participated in more than 100 projects in China and all over Asia.

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Proudly Introducing CTC’s New Image

July 7th, 2015

The brand image is an essential element of a company that communicates its foundation, origin and purpose as a social construction. This year, on the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of its first project in China, Cool Tech Corp (CTC Group) is pleased to introduce their new brand image to the public.

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We Celebrated! Happy Canada Day

June 29th, 2015

Beijing, China –The celebration of the Canada Day, hosted by the Canada China Business Council, was held on June 27th 2015 at the Canadian International School of Beijing. Over 1000 guest attending enjoyed a day of entertainment, music, games, contests and prizes.

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First Ice Rink Air Dome in Asia

June 10th, 2015

Beijing, China – CTC Group completed the first Ice Rink built inside an Air Dome in Asia; a pioneer project becoming a reference in the sports and entertainment industry. The facility, located in Beijing, is the home of a local amateur youth club that is eager to hit the ice. An opening ceremony was held on June 12th where members of the club, government representatives, media, as well as senior executives of CTC Group attended.

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New Ice Rink in Wuhan

May 8th, 2015

Wuhan, China – April 30th marks the first day for the people of Wuhan to enjoy a brand new ice rink. Located at the Livat shopping mall, the facility was designed and constructed by CTC Ice and Snow as part of a turnkey solution package.

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The 26th International China Refrigeration Expo

April 20th, 2015

Shanghai, China – The 26th International Exhibition For Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packaging and Storage, was held on the 08th-10th April 2015 at the Shanghai New Int’l Expo Centre.

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New Ice Rink in Chengdu

April 17th, 2015

Chengdu, China – CTC Ice & Snow continues to bring winter sports to people in China. This time a fully equipped leisure ice rink was delivered in the city of Chengdu, as part of the Raffles City complex developed by CapitaLand. The 871 square meters facility has a capacity of 200 people, and it can host ice-skating, artistic skating and hockey.

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CTC Group excels in the 2015 IIAR Industrial Refrigeration Conference & Exhibition

April 14th, 2015

San Diego, USA – The participation of CTC Group in the 2015 IAAR Industrial Refrigeration Conference & Exhibition, was highlighted by the presentation of a research that the company developed in cooperation with Professor Dr. Yiqiang Jiang from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT).

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The 4th Annual Hockey Night in Beijing

April 12th, 2015

Hockey more than a sport is a lifestyle; this belief moves the organizers of the 4th Annual Hockey Night in Beijing, which purpose is to spread the hockey lifestyle in China. The event that will take place the 15th and 16th May, showcases the highest level of hockey in Beijing and brings together hockey enthusiasts in a fun-filled day-long experience.

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Our New Business Development Director, A Hockey Passionate

April 10th, 2015

CTC Group has a new Business Development Director. Since January 2015, Keith Fong is responsible for the sales and marketing in South East Asia, as well as for the Ice Hockey development in Asia.

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9th China Food Cold-Chain Conference

December 2nd, 2014

Guangzhou, China — From November 27th to 29th, the 9th China Food Cold-Chain Conference in Guangzhou was successfully held by the China Association of Refrigeration. The main topic of the conference was food safety and sustainable development in the Cold-Chain industry.

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CTC Group and China Railways Engineering Corporation (CREC/CRIG) have signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement

July 18th, 2014

Beijing, China — CTC Group has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC), a state-owned Chinese corporation operating in a great number of engineering fields, ranked 86th of the fortune 500 ranking. A ceremony was held in CREC’s Beijing reception center with the presence of the delegations from CTC Group and CREC, as well as His Excellency Guy St-Jacques.

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The First Large Speed Oval with CTC Group’s Ammonia Refrigeration System in China

April 6th, 2014

Daqing, China — On April 6th, 2014, the first "Longyou Cup" skating-lovers tournament was successfully held at the Daqing Speed Oval, marking the opening of one of CTC Group’s biggest successes.

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Successful Collaboration Between CTC Group and WCF

January 10th, 2014

Beijing, China — By delivering customized high-end ice rinks packages for the last two international curling competitions in China, which took place in Yichun (January 2015) and in Beijing (July 2014), CTC group is happy to have collaborated with the World Curling Federation for the successful growth of the sport in China.

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Deji Square Phase II Ice Rink

December 20th, 2013

Nanjing, China — CTC Group has successfully completed another important project, with the construction of a brand new ice rink in the Phase II of Deji Square, in Nanjing. Our second venture in Nanjing, this project will bring the joy of winter sport to a wide new number of Chinese, allowing experiencing the unique feeling provided by ice skating.

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Opening of a New Office in Chengdu

December 12th, 2013

Chengdu, China — We are pleased to announce that CTC Group has opened a new office in Chengdu, the provincial capital of Sichuan province. This opening marks the creation of the 5th office of CTC Group across Asia, after Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore, and has become a reality thanks to the strong growth experienced by the firm.

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The MixC Ice Rink in Chengdu

December 20th, 2012

Chengdu, China — CTC Group is glad to announce the completion of another of its project. The construction of an ice rink inside the MixC, a shopping mall located in Chengdu, China, was terminated the 12th December 2012. The successful realization of this project, which has the highest standards in refrigeration, was possible thanks to the all-inclusive solution offered by CTC Group.

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CTC Group Constructs The Singapore's First and Only Olympic-size Ice Skating Rink

August 28th, 2012

Singapore — Since August 2012, the Singaporeans has their first ice rink. The facility, which is part of the JCube shopping complex, is located in Jurong East and offers an unparalleled experience on and off the ice.

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