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Canada's Ambassador to China Offers Condolences Following Series of Explosions in Tianjin

August 13, 2015

Beijing - Guy Saint-Jacques, Canada's Ambassador to China, today offered condolences to those affected by the series of explosions in Tianjin:

"On behalf of all Canadians, we offer our deepest condolences to the families who have lost loved ones in the series of explosions that occurred in the city of Tianjin. We wish a speedy recovery to those who have been injured in this terrible tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time."

‎Canadian citizens in Tianjin requiring emergency consular assistance should contact the Embassy of Canada in Beijing at 86 (10) 5139-4000, or call DFATD’s 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre collect at +1 613 996 8885. An email can also be sent to


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