News and Events

New Children’s Books in CIE Library

The CIE purchased 635 Children’s books recently to enrich its children collection and provide the newest Chinese books to the young readers. The new books feature translated works from different cultures, like popular English picture books and comic books Pete… [more]

HSK Exam for EPSB Students

On April 20-22, 764 EPSB students wrote the HSK exam. The students are from 10 junior high and high schools, and currently are studying in Mandarin Bilingual program or Chinese Language and Culture program. The CIE started to organize the… [more]

CIE Shares Chinese Culture with Canadians

The CIE has been active in promoting Chinese language and Chinese culture since its establishment in 2008. In January, the CIE participated at the on-line ECBEA/CGAA Chinese New Year celebration, and the ECBEA 13th annual scholarship. It also supported the Winter… [more]

CIE Open House

Due to COVID-19 restrictions on public gathering, our CIE open house event will take place on-line ( this year. The Confucius Institute in Edmonton continues to promote the Chinese language and the rich Chinese culture in Edmonton and the surrounding community.… [more]

CIE Library Joined the EPSB Library System

In September, the CIE library joined the EPSB library system to improve the  access to Chinese teaching and learning resources for teachers/ students in Edmonton Public Schools.   The CIE library collection consists of over 35,000 items featuring Chinese language materials and… [more]

HSK/YCT Scholarship

Although the CIE had to cancel the 2020 HSK/YCT scholarship award ceremony due to COVID-19, the scholarships will still be awarded to the high achieving students who took the 2019 HSK/YCT exams. Awards and prizes will be presented to the… [more]