Category Archives: BCCTC Contributors

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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North American Indigenous Games – looking for volunteers

The North American Indigenous Games provides Indigenous youth, aged 13-19, an opportunity to showcase their heritage through 14 sports and cultural events. VOLUNTEER This event cannot run smoothly without the hard work and dedication of thousands of helping hands! The North American Indigenous Games are looking for over 2000 volunteers, including sport specialists, protocol, medal […]

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The UK, Article 50 and EU negotiations

  Message from Kevin McGurgan OBE | British Consul-General Toronto and Director General Department for International Trade in Canada ” Many of you will have received a lot of information today about the UK’s formal notice to the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, the UK’s intention to leave the European Union. My intention is to […]

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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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The basics of exporting: a step-by-step guide

The idea of exporting can be bewildering. For a step-by-step how-to guide, ExportWise attended Invest Ottawa’s “The Basics of the Exporting Process” delivered by Christian Sivière, a trade expert with Solimpex Montréal & Ottawa. Christian Sivière In 2010, following a 30-year career in international freight-forwarding, Christian Sivière founded Solimpex, an import-export consultancy. He helps SMEs grow […]

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