The team had an insurmountable lead of 63 points after Gabrielle Daleman finished her ladies free dance and grabbed eight points for Canada.
In any case, the pair will go into the final short dance event next Monday on 10 team points, ahead of the United States of America on 9 and the Olympic athletes of Russian Federation on 8.
The Canadian pairing of Scott Moir and his partner Tessa Virtue are looking for their second Olympic gold medal in ice dancing chose to modify their risqué lift during their routine.
Canada now sits first in the team event after Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford put in a strong performance in the pairs short program on Friday in Pyeongchang. "I'm sorry, that's how I'm going to see it, that's how I'm going to enjoy it, and that's for me to decide".
The Vancouver Olympic Cauldron was once again put aflame Thursday night at Jack Poole Plaza, ahead of the opening ceremonies and to support the Canadian athletes in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games.
"I'm just happy I did the best I could and I left nothing, no rock unturned", said Chan, who admitted his nerves were jangling and he "just had a conversation with myself" to get back on track.
In recent interview with Hello Magazine, Virtue talked about her chemistry with skating partner Scott Moir. And now I'm standing here after all of that. We have such a solid Canadian team.
Four years later, Canada arrived in South Korea as the world's No. 1-ranked team, and is the only country balanced across all four disciplines.
The 27-year-old Chan, who had struggled with his jumps in the team event's short programme, landed the first two quads of his free skate, earning him a season's best score of 179.75 points.
The bottom five countries were eliminated after the short programs.