Upcoming Events

BCCTC members get members’ discounts to all events hosted by EUCOCIT and EUCOCIT Member Organizations

EU Film Festival
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 23 @ 10:00 pm

Save the date! ~ details to be announced!

The European Union Film Festival is a Not-for-Profit organization, it’s the unique cultural collaboration of EU Consulates and Cultural Institutes in Toronto. Celebrating cinematic excellence with national and international award-winning films, the festival takes place in November every year at The Royal Cinema.

The official European Union Film Festival (EUFF) strives to reflect the excellence, innovation, and diversity of European cinema in Toronto, the world’s most multicultural city. Founded in 2004 as a salve to Hollywood monotony, this free festival showcases 28 contemporary films drawn from each of the EU’s member countries. EUFF is a unique festival and the only one in the world to bring together disparate EU Consulates and local cultural institutes for collaboration.

Participating EU Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.

Festival Goals:

  • To present a Film Festival reflecting the excellence, innovation, and diversity of European cinema
  • To feature Canadian premieres of European films
  • To showcase national and international award-winning films
  • To engage in cultural collaborations and dialogues between EU countries and Canada
  • To support and feature emerging and established filmmakers
  • To celebrate the diversity of Europe in the heart of the most multicultural city in the world

For more information about the European Union, visit the web site of the Delegation of the European Union in Canada

“Tis the Season for Champagne!
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at The Fine Wine Reserve for our first Annual Holiday Event!  
Champagne + Cognac + French Pastries + Appetiziers + Chocolate 
Champagne Food Pairing Tips + Recipes + Christmas Music by Robert Roland

Every month, you will have the opportunity to learn about champagne and pairings guided by Award Winning Author and Dame Chevalier, Liz Palmer ~ BCCTC member!

If you have any questions or inquiries about Champagne Workshops for Private or Corporate Events, please reach out to me at: liz@liz-palmer.com.

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Organizer: Liz Palmer

Organizer of Toronto Wine Event – Champagne Tips for the Holidays by Liz Palmer

Dame Chevalier des The Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne, Paris Chapitre
Multi Award Winning Wine Writer + Author

RCS ~ “The Sounds of Christmas Dinner”
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm


“The Sounds of Christmas Dinner”

Featuring Christmas Songs by

Trumpeter & Singer Dave Brown

Come and enjoy a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings.

An evening full of entertainment, seasonal readings from
RCS members
, prizes and a “Ballroom Dancing Duo”


The National Club
Main Dining RoomWednesday, December 6, 2017
303 Bay Street, Toronto
Reception: 6:00 pm / Dinner: 7:00 pm

Book early to avoid disappointment!

Dress:  Black-tie with miniatures or Business Suit 

Members and Guests: $80.00
Patrons: $100.00

RSVP and pay by credit card: 416-351-8469

RSVP by e-mail and pay at the door :

Purchase tickets online via Eventbrite:

Purchase tickets by Canada Post by detaching
and mailing the attached coupon.

RCS Toronto
c/o 308W – 500 Queens Quay W
Toronto, ON, M5V 3K8

RSVP Deadline is December 1, 2017

Christmas Ball
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 11:45 pm

Join us on Friday December 8th for the first annual British Christmas Ball in Toronto!

The evening starts with welcome drinks, followed by a Christmas dinner, and we will finish things off with a live band to rock the night out.

You will also have a chance to win some amazing prizes, such as:

Jaguar Land Rover Experience
with a weekend at the Fairmont Montebello, QC

Everyone is welcome to what promises to be a fantastic evening.

A portion of the proceeds from the raffle will be donated to the Wounded Warriors – supporting Canada’s ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces members, veterans, first responders and their families.

Market your company to this unique business audience, by being a sponsor! please contact BCCTC Executive Director Idalia Obregon at idalia@bcctc.ca
View the fun had at last year’s Christmas party here!

$125 + HST / person

Get your tickets now! Tables of 8 also available!

Dress code: suits/cocktail dresses.

Commonwealth Conference 2017 – London, UK
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join Conservative Friends of the Commonwealth for our inaugural Conference!

This year’s theme will be Trade and Cooperation and we will be hearing from a wonderful range of speakers including politicians, diplomats and people from across the world of business.

Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/commonwealth-conference-2017-tickets-35372093885?aff=es2 

Line up so far:

Sir Eric Pickles

Lord Howard of Lympne

Syed Kamall MEP

Daniel Hannan MEP

Andrew RT Davies

Mark Field MP

Andrew Rosindell MP

Singapore High Commissioner to the UK

Theresa Villiers MP

Australian High Commissioner to the UK

Shanker Singham, Legatum Institute

and many more to be announced!


  • Andrew RT Davies AM

    Andrew RT Davies AM

  • Lord Howard of Lympne

    Lord Howard of Lympne

  • Brenda King MBE

    Brenda King MBE

  • Syed Kamall MEP

    Syed Kamall MEP

  • Daniel Hannan MEP

    Daniel Hannan MEP

  • James Cleverly MP

    James Cleverly MP

  • Andrew Rosindell MP

    Andrew Rosindell MP

  • Mark Field MP

    Mark Field MP

  • Sir Eric Pickles

    Sir Eric Pickles

  • Shanker Singham

    Shanker Singham

  • Alexander Downer, Australian High Commissioner to the UK

    Alexander Downer, Australian High Commissioner to the UK

  • Foo Chi Hsia, Singapore High Commissioner to the UK

    Foo Chi Hsia, Singapore High Commissioner to the UK

  • Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

    Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon