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Thursday, November 26, 2015

Members of the Toronto-GTA Chapter of AmCham Canada and invited guests participated in the annual U.S. Thanksgiving Celebration held at the National Club on Monday, November 16th. U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman was the featured speaker to the sold out crowd. 

A special thanks to Jobs Ohio, Richter, Pallett ... Read more

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

AmCham Chair Robert Bathgate (Toronto-GTA Chapter & Past Presidents Council) is delighted to announce that the 11 member mission to Turkey was an outstanding success !!!  The delegation participated in a total of 6 group presentations and 93 BTB’s over the 5 day period. A number of the mission members returned with projects and others are in the discussion stage.  Highlights of the... Read more

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman  &  L-R: David Gough, AmCham Atlantic; Rick Tachuk, AmCham National, Christopher Quinlivan, U.S. Embassy

On November 17, 2015,  AmCham Canada hosted the inaugural edition of SelectUSA Canada 2015 in Toronto.   

Organized in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce, SelectUSA Canada provided... Read more

Monday, November 23, 2015

For Immediate Release

On November 17, 2015, U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and Executive Director of SelectUSA Ambassador Vinai Thummalapally announced the inauguration of the Invest USA Committee, a... Read more

Friday, November 20, 2015

November 15, 2015 -  A cloud of sadness and dismay hung over this gathering of global business leaders following the terrorist attacks in Paris the day before the Summit began.  A conference which was intended to emphasis bringing the world economies together was shaken by the tragic events in France on November 13th.

Every speaker expressed condolences and sympathy for the people of... Read more

Sunday, November 15, 2015

The Western Chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada has announced the opening a new office in Regina, Saskatchewan.

“Saskatchewan plays an incredible role in the trading relationship between Canada and the United States”, said Tom Mudry, Chair of the Board. “In making this announcement today, we look forward to working with the Saskatchewan business community, their... Read more

Monday, November 9, 2015

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker: “The completion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a testament to our Administration’s strong commitment to strengthening America’s competitiveness, increasing opportunities for our businesses and workers, promoting our values worldwide, and raising the global standard of living. It’s a forward-thinking deal that improves America’s access to some of the... Read more

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

On Thursday, October 1st  Amcham Canada joined other corporate and business related associations in a salute to the regional  business community at the Oakville Chamber of Commerce Annual Chair’s Dinner. Over 400 attendees joined in the celebration. U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman was the guest speaker and was joined by Mrs Heyman in a day long tour of the region. Pictured: U.S. Ambassador... Read more

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

On September 29 Tom Mudry, Chapter Chair for American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (West) (AMCHAM), officially welcomed Tom Palaia, the new US Consul General to Alberta, Saskatchewan and NWT to his post at the US Consulate in Calgary.
 
Over 50 AMCHAM members and guests had the opportunity to meet Consul General Palaia and the new Principal Commercial Officer Tom Hanson. Both men... Read more

Friday, October 2, 2015

Photo: AmCham National Board and Chapter Members Meet with U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman

October 2, 2015, Ottawa -- AmCham Canada is pleased to announce the election of its new National Board which took place at the 2015 Annual General Meeting in Ottawa on October 2nd.   The new National Board comprises representation from a broad range of industry... Read more

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Halifax Stanfield International Airport has received a World Routes Marketing Award. The announcement was made this week at the World Routes Conference in Durban, South Africa.

The World Routes Marketing Awards recognize excellence in airport marketing in four categories based on size. The winners are determined exclusively by the airline community, giving them the chance to have their... Read more

Monday, September 14, 2015

On September 8, 2015 - AmCham Canada Toronto-GTA Chapter hosted a SelectUSA Ontario Breakfast Workshop in Oakville. The event provided an occasion for SMEs looking to expand and consider the U.S. as a global destination. It also provided a opportunity to meet representatives from the U.S. Consulate's Department of Commerce along with AmCham member companies that are already engaged in Canada-U... Read more

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The Annual General Meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada will be held in Ottawa on October 2, 2015.

National Board and Chapter members will be invited to attend a full day program that will include the AGM, presentations and meetings with key partners and stakeholders. A complete program will announced in early September. 

For more information contact:  ... Read more

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Executive plans 2016 Program
Recently the Executive of the Toronto-GTA Chapter of AmCham Canada met at the National Club to prepare tentative plans for the 2016 calendar year.  A number of program opportunities were discussed which included suggestions from the membership and activities planned by the U.S. Consulate / Toronto and the U.S... Read more

Sunday, August 30, 2015

The National Board and the Toronto GTA Chapter of AmCham Canada regret to advise the friends and members of the AmCham family that Brian Levy passed away at home with his family by his side on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Members of the Chapter Executive and the Past President’s Council attended the funeral at the Benjamin Park and Memorial Chapel on Friday, July 31, 2015.

A Memorial... Read more

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The Annual General Meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada will be held in Ottawa on October 2, 2015.

National Board and Chapter members will be invited to attend a full day program that will include the AGM, presentations and meetings with key partners and stakeholders. A complete program will announced in early September. 

For more information contact:  ... Read more

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

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