Category Archives: BCCTC Contributors

John Archer

Sadly we lost part of our history with the passing of John Archer, our Executive Director when we were known as the British Canadian Trade Association before the turn of the century. John was a true British gentleman and his organizational skills did much towards the success of the Association within the Corporate sector. He […]

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US President Visit to the UK

“The British American Business BAB business community welcomes the visit of the US President to the UK. We do believe the visit reflects the importance of the transatlantic relationship. We hope it will offer even more momentum to the encouraging discussions on UK-US Trade and Investment.  We fully appreciate the complexities for the UK and the US Government […]

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On US tariffs

The recent announcement from The White House on imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum coming into the US has had an immediate response from its trading partners, both in the form of words and action. Tariffs are an antiquated form of protectionism that many experts agree are detrimental to both trading partners. G7 members conveyed […]

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International Women’s Day

Thanks for joining us for our International Women’s Day celebration on March 8, 2018, our Brit way to have a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We had an array of special guests from the worlds of business, art and music, culinary delights, wine, beer & champagne from around the globe, a Spanish […]

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Pub Night with Belgium & Sweden

On September 19, 2017 we partnered with the Belgian Canadian Business Chamber and with the Swedish Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Congrats to James Pastouna, Tony Baker, Shaun Bausch and Leith KL for winning top of line Belgian beer prizes and tickets to events! Special thanks to Anne Popoff and Marie Larsson for helping make this event […]

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Pub Night with Austria and the Netherlands

On August 15, 2017 we partnered with the Consulate of Austria Commercial Section and the CNBPA ~ Canadian Netherlands Business and Professional Association Inc. Congrats to Larysa Kalyta from Marche Restaurants, Elizabeth Clarke from the Windamere Hotel, Michael Janssen, and Karen Woolcock from KY Concierge VIP Service for winning delicious Austrian, Dutch & Brit prizes! Special thanks […]

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Energized British Teacher Research Movement Coming to Canada

For Immediate Release 4 August 2017 Energized British Teacher Research Movement Coming to Canada Toronto –  Since September 2013 a British grassroots teacher organization has attracted droves of teachers to conferences in the U.K., Australia, Scandinavia, and the European Union. Next stop on this truly unique “British education revolution” is Canada. Founder of the U.K. […]

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Trade mission to Canada finds strong links with the UK and Birmingham

“You only have to be in Canada for a few hours to appreciate how many links there are with the UK.” On 3 August, Norm Morris Past President of the BCCTC and Idalia Obregon, ED, met with Paul Faulkner, Chief Executive of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce to discuss future opportunities for both Chambers. Being […]

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Brilliant British Patio Bash 2017!

Our Brilliant British Patio Bash was a little bit different in theme this year, but it again was such a fantastic event with such a class group of people. On July 18th, presented by G4S, we hosted our 5th Brilliant British Patio Bash at the MuvBox patio in Brookfield Place; on this occasion our special […]

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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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