About Us

Canada Tea Institute (CTI) is a not-for-profit organization that engages in the cultural, educational and economic development of tea. The Institute devotes itself to increasing public knowledge, improving tea economy, enhancing cultural exchanges and international liaisons of Canadian tea industries and professionals. The guiding principles of the Institute include balance, harmony and selflessness which are the traditional spirits of tea masters. The Institute is comprised of tea professionals and enthusiasts, and is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

President and Lead Instructor: Lilian Xia Senior Tea Master & Senior Tea Examiner of Shanghai, First Cohort; Tutor of Senior Tea Masters – Shanghai Tea Institute Training Center; Chief Examiner for Tea Masters (Appointed by Shanghai Labour Bureau); Co-Author of “Senior Tea Masters”, a book published by Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, China.

CTI provides specialised tea courses and training for adults and youths, as well as Tea Receptions, Tea Art Performance, Tea Forums, etc. In addition, the Institute organizes various themed tea parties, tea tastings and tea competitions.

Honor Granted

Appreciation from Government of Ontario

Appreciation from MPP Scarborough-Agincourt

Mandarin Profile Awards, Nominee, Fairchild TV

Chief of the Tea Profession, Appointed by Bureau of Labour and Social Insurance, Shanghai

Contact Us

Add: 7240 Woodbine Ave, Suite 202, Markham, ON L3R 1A4

Tel: (647) 939-7311

Email: info@teainstitute.ca

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