The Quebec government is actively developing relations with China (independent of Ottawa, as usual). An interesting research question might be to interrogate if Quebec benefits from, or is harmed by, Chinese nationalistic boycotts of French products.
Francophone East Asian studies is thriving at the University of Montreal; David Owenby, who directs the Center for Asian Studies at the same institution, maintains a blog about China whose lack of bulk is more than made up for by quality of content.
An excellent aggregation of news about China, in both French and English, is here.
VirtualReview’s compilation of Sino-French relations stories, including clips from France24 television, is here.
As one reads the pages, it is possible to be accompanied by the perfection of Baroque music in Ottawa.