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Monday, February 13, 2017

DETROIT, Mich., February 13, 2017 – As U.S. President Trump and Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau meet in Washington, D.C. on February 13, 2017, the leading Canada-U.S. business associations, companies, and policy experts have issued the Columbus Statement on U.S.-Canadian Relations that prescribes the general principles that should guide the management of the world’s largest... Read more

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Ottawa – February 14, 2017 -- AmCham Canada in partnership with Nanos Research and PNC Bank will soon launch a leading edge business confidence index of U.S. -owned businesses operating in Canada.  This new semi-annual survey will be a must have resource on U.S. business sentiment and opinion.

The online survey will generate valuable information on how U.S. businesses... Read more

Monday, February 6, 2017

Address by 
THOMAS J. DONOHUE 
President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Ottawa, Ontario

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Introduction

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. It’s wonderful to be... Read more

Thursday, January 19, 2017

AmCham Canada hosted a farewell luncheon for U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and Vicki Heyman on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in Ottawa. At the luncheon, members and guests thanked the Ambassador and Vick Heyman for their time in Canada and outstanding support for AmCham Canada. Rick Tachuk, Chair of AmCham Canada recognized Ambassador Heyman as an Honorary Member of AmCham Canada.  

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Monday, December 12, 2016

We are happy to announce that the wait is over and it's official: General registration for the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit is now open!  SelectUSA's annual Summit, the top foreign direct investment (FDI) event in the U.S., will be held June 18-20, 2017 at the Gaylord Hotel - National Harbor in the Washington, D.C. area.  The Summit's theme – "Grow with US" – will... Read more

Thursday, November 24, 2016

AmCham Canada GTA celebrated an early Thanksgiving on November 14 at Toronto's National Club and welcomed U.S. Consul General Juan Alsace as the evening's Keynote Speaker. 

Happy Thanksgiving to our American Friends!

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Working through a coalition of twenty-five business organizations AmCham Canada has officially notified members of both the Senate and House Appropriations Committee of its support for the "Promoting Travel, Commerce and National Security Act of 2016"   

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Over 500 guests from politics, media and business will converge in Ottawa on Tuesday November 8th, 2016, to witness the election of America’s next President.  AmCham Canada is honored to co-host the “2016 Race for the White House Election Event” in partnership with Ambassador Bruce Heyman and to celebrate the world’s largest democracy in action as the United States elects its 45th President.  ... Read more

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

AmCham-Quebec held its annual Bear Pit discussion on Nov 1 in Montreal with four of Montreal and Canada's leading expert commentators on American affairs: John Parisella, Tom Velk, Donald Cuccioletta and Adam Daifallah.

Held and co-sponsored by the McGill University North American Studies Program, the McGill University Desautels Faculty... Read more

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Congratulations to Clark Grue, Vice-Chairman of AmCham Canada! 

Clark Grue is the new president and CEO of the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. Grue, the co-founder and current president and CEO of Rainmaker Global Business Development, will begin his new role Nov. 1.

A passionate booster of Calgary, he’s excited to lead the convention centre and work... Read more

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

AmCham Canada is pleased to announce that the Fall meeting of U.S.-Canada S.A.G.E. will be held on October 5, 2016 from 9:30 AM-4:30 PM at the Johns Hopkins Berstein-Offit Building in Washington, D.C. Registration is free but Required   

Many thanks to Dr. Chris Sands, Director at Johns Hopkins SAIS Center for... Read more

Monday, July 25, 2016

Jobs Ohio hosted AmCham GTA and other guests at a breakfast reception coordinated by the Burlington / Milton and Oakville Chambers of Commerce featuring The Honourable Charles Sousa, Ontario’s Finance Minister and Treasurer.  

Minister Sousa outlined the status of the Ontario economy and opportunities for cross border trade. Approximately 254 attendees were at the event.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

AmCham Canada West has launched it's new website - the home for all information for the Western Chapter.

The site features highlights of new Western Chapter members, upcoming events, and information about the chapter and board of directors. Over the next few weeks it will be expanding content and including links to the fall events program.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

AmCham Canada members joined in the celebration of 240 years of U.S. Independence at events in Ottawa, Toronto and across Canada.

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce and Mrs. Heyman hosted the Ottawa event at Lornado, while U.S. Consul General Juan and Mrs. Alsace hosted the Toronto Consulate party. Global government leaders and corporate decision makers joined in the festivities. AmCham ... Read more

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Toronto-GTA Chapter Chair Robert Bathgate recently participated in a cross border supply chain management workshop that involved attendees from the States of Michigan/Ohio, The Greater Windsor Region, Toronto and Richmond / British Columbia.

The event was sponsored by CUSBA (Canada U.S. Business Association) and WEOC (Women’s Enterprise Organization of Canada). Corporate decision makers... Read more

Thursday, July 7, 2016

For the second year running the U.S. Embassy in Canada in partnership with AmCham Canada hosted over 120 investors, business leaders and government officials at the SelectUSA Canadian Welcome Reception held at the Washington Hilton on June 19th.  

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Oakville Chamber of Commerce: Mayor’s Annual Breakfast
AmCham Canada Toronto-GTA Chapter Chair Robert Bathgate recently led a delegation of AmCham members to the Mayor’s “Economic Update Address” which was sponsored by the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. Over 200 representatives from the business community were in attendance. 

Automotive Parts... Read more

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Media Release – June 14, 2016 

The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada leads delegation to Portland on the new CAT ferry service.
 
Business and community leaders will join the Atlantic Chapter of The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (AmCham Canada) on the 2016 season’s first voyage of the CAT ferry service across the Gulf of Maine... Read more

Thursday, April 21, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today in Ottawa, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a discussion with AmCham Canada and the Canadian Intellectual Property Council about the 4th edition of the U.S. Chamber International IP Index, “Infinite Possibilities.” The Index, produced by the Chamber’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC), evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of Canada’s... Read more

Monday, March 21, 2016

CALGARY, March 21, 2016 - The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (AmCham) Western Chapter is pleased to introduce Carla Campbell as our new Executive Director effective March 16, 2016. “Carla brings with her a wealth of knowledge and a strong appetite for helping organizations grow and prosper,” AMCHAM Western Chapter Chair Bryant Andrus said. “And she is well-positioned... Read more

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