Category Archives: BCCTC Events

Rugby in Canada!

Congrats to Rugby Canada for an amazing game on Saturday June 24 – click here to see more pictures. Click here for a report: DTH van der Merwe is Canada’s all-time test try-scoring leader. – Submitted by Matt Tidcombe  “The 31-year-old grabbed his 25th test try during Saturday’s 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifier against the USA […]

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BCCTC Annual Open Golf Tournament ~ A Commonwealth Affair ~

June 21, 2017 at Clublink’s Station Creek, Gormley, Ontario Thanks to all who joined us this year, this time we had a Commonwealth affair golf tourney! In partnership with St. George’s Society of Toronto, The Honourable Company of the Freemen of the City of London in North America and the Royal Commonwealth Society, avid golfers […]

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UK Election: What it means for the UK, Europe and Canada?

At the BCCTC event held at the downtown Toronto offices of Gowling WLG, the morning after the June 8 British parliamentary elections, HM Consul General in Toronto, Kevin McGurgan reported that the ruling Conservatives Party won only 318 seats and lost its majority in the House of Commons. He also shared other information with the 70 […]

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Pub Night with CERBA and the Swedish Canadian Chamber of Commerce

On April 25 we had another pub night with our friends from CERBA – Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association, on this occasion with the Swedish Canadian Chamber of Commerce as the 3rd partner. At a very crowded PJ O’Brien’s pub, our guests enjoyed another quite difficult quiz, the winners are the team of Tim Maloney, […]

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Our First Commonwealth Reception

The British Canadian Chamber of Trade & Commerce in association with The Royal Commonwealth Society of Toronto hosted the first British Commonwealth Day celebration in Toronto at the Marché Restaurant in downtown Toronto on March 21. Tom O’Carroll BCCTC’s Vice President Central opened the evening with words of greeting to an enthusiastic audience that included […]

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Women in Business

For our Women in Business event the BCCTC hosted 7 associations and chambers of commerce, representing a global community, at Artworld Fine Art Gallery in Etobicoke for a celebration of Women in Business, from entrepreneurs to CEOs, with 170+ women & men. The evening featured a colourful, vibrant showcase of the Chambers’ talents alongside wonderful food, wine […]

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Commonwealth Day Message by Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth

This Commonwealth Day, a baton will set out from Buckingham Palace and begin a long and extraordinary journey. Over the next twelve months, the Baton will visit people living in the nations and territories of our Commonwealth family in every continent and ocean. Carried on its way by thousands of people of all ages and […]

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Laura Fernandez

Laura Fernandez, musician and host of Jazz FM, will be performing and MC tonight. What is your experience of a glass ceiling? I have generally found myself in male dominated careers and have found that I have had to work very hard in order to be taken seriously but I have been blessed to have […]

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Fern Horine

Fern Horine is the Deputy British Consul General to Toronto. “In Canada, I’m delighted to be part of a great network including many fantastic women colleagues: two of our Consuls-General are female and the incoming High Commissioner, Susan Le Jeune, will be the UK’s first female High Commissioner to Canada. Also, the UK’s Trade Team in […]

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Chelsea Prescod

Chelsea Prescod is the Country Director of WEConnect International in Canada. As an entrepreneur, she has focused her energies to create messages and stories capable of moving any audience. Chelsea recently held an Entrepreneur-in-Residence role for the Starter Company program at the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre. She has also held numerous creative and marketing […]

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