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Thursday, July 30, 2015

It is with sadness, that we announce the passing of Mr. Brian Levy, member of the AmCham Canada Toronto-GTA Chapter on Thursday, July 30, 2015 (husband of Mrs. Marleen Levy). The funeral service will take place at 2401 Steels Ave. W. at the Benjamin's Park Chapel at 4.00 pm on Friday, July 31. You are most welcome to participate and pay your respects to him and his family. A secondary service... Read more

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

AmCham Canada's National Chairman, Rick Tachuk and U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Bruce Heyman presented Rich Steffens with an honorary AmCham Canada lifetime membership at a summer reception held at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa on July 21st.  

According to AmCham's Chairman, Rick Tachuk, "Rich Steffens has played a critical role facilitating U.S.- Canada trade and... Read more

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Globe and Mail Jul. 21, 2015  - Are we on the cusp of a Trans Pacific Partnership deal?

Ministers and negotiators from the 12 partner nations who meet at the end of the week in Maui certainly hope so. Divisions remain. For Canada, the negotiations on reforming supply management are difficult and divisive. Governments also need to address domestic complaints around transparency and... Read more

Monday, July 20, 2015

WINDSOR – The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) announced today that the Request for Qualifications (RFQ), the first stage in the procurement process to select a private sector partner for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project, is now available for interested parties.

Respondents will be evaluated on their experience and qualifications to deliver and finance large and... Read more

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

On Wednesday, July 8 at the USA Day 2015 Celebration, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Chapter of AmCham Canada formally thanked U.S. Consul General Mr. Jim Dickmeyer, acknowledging his contributions and business development support to the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada and the Toronto Area (GTA) AmCham in past years. 
 

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Monday, July 13, 2015

Tom Donohue, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently met with Robert Bathgate, Chair of the Past President’s Council of AmCham Canada. Mr. Donohue was in Toronto as a speaker at the Toronto Global Forum of The International Economic Forum of the Americas. During the private meeting the discussion centered on the AmCham Canada MOU’s with The Toronto Region Board of Trade and... Read more

Thursday, June 4, 2015

The Québec Chapter Council of The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada has elected Julie Lessard and John C. Dunn as co-chairs of  the council, replacing Tom Creary, the outgoing chair who will remain on the Council.

Julie Lessard is a Partner at BCF Business Law in Montréal and heads up the Business Immigration Strategic Team at BCF. John C. Dunn is President of Dunn Consulting... Read more

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

AmCham Canada Chair Rick Tachuk will offer keynote remarks at LES RENDEZ-VOUS DU TRANSPORT 2015 to be held in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec on June 11th.

The conference will feature subject matter experts from the Quebec ground transportation sector and will highlight Canada- U.S. collaboration in the North American transportation industry.

The Quebec Ground Transportation... Read more

Monday, June 1, 2015

The AmCham Canada Atlantic Chapter Chair David Gough is pleased to be moderating an expert panel of Canadian Trade Officers at NB Trade Days 2015, ... Read more

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

“Growing our future together – The Value of advancing the strong economic ties between Canada and Kentucky” 

On Tuesday May 26, 2015 the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Steven L. Beshear will lead a trade and investment mission to Ottawa accompanied by leading Kentucky companies and government officials.  AmCham Ottawa will host over 75 business representatives at a networking... Read more

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada and the U.S.Embassy will hold a Roundtable discussion on government procurement and the Government of Canada's new Integrity Framework, on Thursday, June 4, 2015. 

The Roundtable will feature presentations by:  

  • Matthew Sreter, Senior Director for Risk, Quality and Integrity Management, Acquisitions Branch, PWGSC
  • Lynne... Read more
Monday, April 27, 2015

The membership of the Toronto-GTA Chapter of AmCham Canada (U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Canada) is pleased to announce the Executive and Managing Chapter Council for 2015-2016.

The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (AmCham Canada) is a private, non-profit, membership organization that promotes the two-way flow of trade, goods, services and investment between Canada and the United... Read more

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Warren Buffett to Investors:

"Once you learn about the game in the United States, you're going to want to come here."

Message from Warren Buffett to International Investors in the USA
Listen to Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett's special... Read more

Friday, April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015, Ottawa -- The first edition of SelectUSA-Canada, themed “Expanding for Growth”, will take place in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday, November 17, 2015.

Building on the success of the SelectUSA Summit in Washington this past March, the Canada 2015 event will attract Canadian companies of all kinds from start-ups to well-established manufacturers cutting across a broad range of... Read more

Thursday, April 16, 2015

AmCham Canada has partnered with the Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on an upcoming Intellectual Property Roundtable to be held at the U.S. Embassy on April 21st. The Roundtable will review the findings of GIPC's 2015 IP Index and provide a forum for advancing IP issues.   For more information contact:  rtachuk... Read more

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Toronto – GTA Chapter and the HPN Chapter of AmCham Canada recently participated in the promotion of the Select USA Program in Southern Ontario.  Ambassador Vinai Thummalapally and Consul General James Dickmeyer co-chaired a presentation to members of the auto sector and State representatives at the recent Toronto International Auto Show.  In addition to this program, the above mentioned... Read more

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Toronto-GTA Chapter of AmCham Canada recently coordinated one of its programs dealing with global investment.  The program which was held at the National Club in downtown Toronto was chaired by immediate past President, Ron Maiorano of KPMG LLP. 

17 representatives of the downtown business core of Toronto were in attendance to hear the featured speaker, Dustin Delany who is chairman... Read more

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Mark your calendar and register today for the second SelectUSA Investment Summit on March 23-24, 2015, in the Washington, DC area. SelectUSA will bring together investors from all over the world, as well as economic development organizations from every corner of the United States, high-level government officials, and key contacts working to... Read more

Thursday, October 30, 2014

During remarks to the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada, Pritzker reaffirms commitment to strengthen North American Commercial Platform.  

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today delivered the keynote address at an event sponsored by the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada, where she highlighted the importance of the U.S. – Canada bilateral relationship and North... Read more

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Mike Philpot, Vice Chair of the SEDC (Southern Economic Development Council) will lead a delegation from the Southern United States to meet with officials of the three Ontario Chapters of AmCham Canada during the upcoming North American Competitiveness and Innovation Conference... Read more

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