Category Archives: Announcements

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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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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Welcome 2017!

2017 heralds an interesting time for Canadian / British business relationships as the details of the UK BREXIT decision become clearer. The Chamber will, as one of its priorities, seek to understand and interpret progress on these matters, and where relevant, focus our events to keep members informed. As part of this focus, we will […]

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Brilliant British Patio Bash

On July 19 we had the opportunity to toast the Queen again, as part of the continuing celebrations for her 90th birthday. Guests enjoyed Live British music with Matt Morgan Music and Virtual Reality tours to London with Pop-Up VR, as well as a special display of pictures and memorabilia of the Queen during the […]

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BCCTC on UK Referendum outcome

United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union. Yesterday, the British electorate made a historic decision to leave the European Union. As a result of the vote, British Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced his resignation this morning. It is expected that a new Prime Minister will be selected in the fall. My team and I […]

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BCCTC Year End report

Highlights from 2015 include: We held individual strategy meetings with Sponsors & Corporate Members to learn of their needs so we are able to serve them more effectively. We held 2 special breakfast seminars and panels on the UK election and in anticipation of Mayor John Tory’s trade mission to London. Special guests included Philip Crawley, Publisher and CEO […]

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UK Election 2015, what Does It Mean For The UK, Europe & Canada?

At the recent BCCTC breakfast meeting, UK Election 2015, what Does It Mean For The UK, Europe & Canada? hosted by the law firm Gowlings, Kevin McGurgan, British Consul General in Toronto begged off commenting on the results because members of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office do not comment on political matters. However, he did […]

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Pub Night with the Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir and Rugby Canada

On May 19th we had a Pub Night with the Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir and Rugby Canada It’s the 20th anniversary season of the Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir in 2015-6 and we’re always looking for new members, you can drop in at any of our Wednesday evening rehearsals www.welshchoir.ca Rugby Canada Events Celebrating 7s Casino […]

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A delighted Prime Minister

A delighted Prime Minister yesterday convened the first meeting of a Conservative government for 18 years. They included: 1. Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb; 2. Communities Secretary Greg Clark; 3. Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers; 4. Education Secretary Nicky Morgan; 5. Business Secretary Sajid Javid; 6. Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood; 7. Prime Minister David Cameron; […]

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Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour

Tom O’Carroll, VP of BCCTC and John Allen, BCCTC Council Member, with the Webb Ellis Cup at a reception hosted by the British Consul General in Toronto as part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour. And Tom again with Rugby Canada official from Toronto and Suki Jagdeo from Scottish Development International. Tough job Tom.  

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