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Webinar – All you need to know about CETA’s Labor Mobility Provisions

2023-01-24T12:40:37-04:00

Join us live on Wednesday February 8, 2023 at 10 a.m. EST for a new webinar of our Access to Market Webinar Series and find out how to benefit from CETA’s Labor Mobility Provisions in Canada. Registrations:  http://bit.ly/3j262CQ Combined to low unemployment rates, labor challenges and shortages have continued to impact employers in Canada over the past few months. To address this problem, Canada issued over 645.000 work permits between January & October 2022. Further down the road, CETA can contribute to filling Canada’s skills and workforce shortages by offering several alternatives to facilitate labor mobility and skills transfer between the [...]

Webinar – All you need to know about CETA’s Labor Mobility Provisions2023-01-24T12:40:37-04:00

EUCCAN and EU Business Representatives meet with Members of the European Parliament

2022-12-19T10:02:59-04:00

On Friday, December 16, Adrian Thomas and representatives of EU companies met with a delegation of Members of the European Parliament during a working lunch co-organised by EUCCAN and the European Parliament on the occasion of the 41th EU-Canada Inter-parliamentary meeting. As Canada and the EU celebrates this year the 5th anniversary of the provisional application of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), this lunch provided for an open discussion on the implementation of the Agreement, and broader trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Canada. Members of the EU Parliament - led by Ms Stephanie Yon-Courtin, Chair of [...]

EUCCAN and EU Business Representatives meet with Members of the European Parliament2022-12-19T10:02:59-04:00

Watch our Webinar >> All you need to know about Government procurement in Canada

2022-12-08T16:16:38-04:00

Access to Market Webinar Series – All you need to know about Government procurement in Canada On Wednesday 7 December, 2022, EUCCAN hosted the kick-off discussion of its Access to Market Webinar Series, focusing on How to do business with the Government of Canada. Public procurement expenditure as a percentage of GDP in Canada usually oscillates between 12-13% and ~15% (source: OECD) – and should only increase in the decade(s) to come as our societies undergo major social and economic transitions. The Government of Canada is one of the largest public buyers of goods and services in Canada, purchasing approximately $22 [...]

Watch our Webinar >> All you need to know about Government procurement in Canada2022-12-08T16:16:38-04:00

COP-15 / EUCCAN calls for ambitious and strong commitments to be taken at COP-15 in Montreal

2022-12-06T11:09:21-04:00

As the COP15 opens today and all eyes are on Montreal, EUCCAN reiterates its strong support to the fight against biodiversity loss and climate change. Download the statement here : EUCCAN Statement - COP15 - December 6, 2022   Statement – December 6, 2022 The EU Chamber of Commerce in Canada - EUCCAN EUCCAN calls for ambitious and strong commitments to be taken at COP-15 in Montreal As the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) opens its doors today in Montreal, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in Canada (EUCCAN) reiterates its strong support to the fight against biodiversity loss and climate [...]

COP-15 / EUCCAN calls for ambitious and strong commitments to be taken at COP-15 in Montreal2022-12-06T11:09:21-04:00

EUCCAN’s President Adrian Thomas meets with Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and Minister Mary Ng in Ottawa

2022-12-05T12:08:56-04:00

On the occasion of the visit of Valdis Dombrovskis – Executive Vice-president of the European Commission and Commissioner for Trade – in Ottawa, EUCCAN’s President Adrian Thomas attended a roundtable discussion hosted by the Honourable Mary Ng on Friday December 2nd 2022 to discuss how CETA contributes to our Transatlantic Economic Security. Adrian Thomas underlined the importance to further deepen the trade and economic relations between Europe and Canada, two key allies in the transatlantic relation. Taking stock of the common challenges that Europe and Canada are currently facing, Adrian Thomas insisted on the need to strengthen the partnership in key [...]

EUCCAN’s President Adrian Thomas meets with Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and Minister Mary Ng in Ottawa2022-12-05T12:08:56-04:00

Register now – December 7th – All you need to know about Government procurement in Canada

2022-11-18T13:29:08-04:00

#1 - All you need to know about Government procurement in Canada Access to Market Webinar Series   Join us live on Wednesday 7 December, 2022 (11 am – 12 pm EST) for the kick-off webinar of our Access to Market Webinar Series and find out how to do Business with the Government of Canada. Organized in collaboration with Public Services and Procurement Canada – Procurement Assistance Canada, this event will provide EU businesses with a fundamental understanding of the basics of selling to the Government of Canada. The discussion will notably touch upon the following components: Finding out whether the [...]

Register now – December 7th – All you need to know about Government procurement in Canada2022-11-18T13:29:08-04:00

Join our new Green Buildings & Sustainable Construction Working Group now !

2022-11-10T16:13:17-04:00

Are you a European company operating in Canada in the buildings and construction sectors or providing solutions for them ? 📢Your voice matters! 📢 As part of its 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan, Canada is currently working on its future Green Buildings Strategy, seeking to achieve a net-zero emissions and climate-resilient buildings sector by 2050, with an interim goal of 37% emissions reduction from 2005 levels by 2030. The scope of this strategy is wide, targeting new buildings as well as retrofits, materials, heating and cooling as well as energy management systems In this context, EUCCAN is launching a new working group, [...]

Join our new Green Buildings & Sustainable Construction Working Group now !2022-11-10T16:13:17-04:00

[Policy Discussion] Space collaboration between the EU and Canada – Projects and perspectives

2022-08-12T01:45:05-04:00

Canada and the European Union have been collaborating in the space sector since the early 1970s. Formal cooperation began in 1979 with the signing of the first Cooperation Agreement between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Canadian Space Agency, renewed five times since then (1984, 1989, 2000, 2012 and 2019). Decades of political and industrial cooperation around space projects such as Copernicus (Europe’s Earth observation system), Galileo (satellite navigation and geopositioning system) or Telesat’s lightspeed satellite constellation, have led to the development of a strong space sector on both sides of the Atlantic. Still the potential to deepen this political [...]

[Policy Discussion] Space collaboration between the EU and Canada – Projects and perspectives2022-08-12T01:45:05-04:00

[Event Report] EU-Canada Business Day: Green Back Better

2022-06-15T03:05:29-04:00

Our societies are at crossroads. After years of study and two reports analyzing the depth of the climate crisis, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released early April the third part of its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). Despite increasing evidence of climate action, emissions have continued to increase globally and the reduction targets each country pledged to reach by 2030 will not be enough to limit the rise in temperature to 1.5C degrees above pre-industrial levels. If the world can still hope to stave off the worst ravages of climate breakdown if temperatures soar to more than 3C degrees, an [...]

[Event Report] EU-Canada Business Day: Green Back Better2022-06-15T03:05:29-04:00

Position Paper on Future of Canadian Clean Transportation

2022-06-15T03:19:08-04:00

Following the private roundtable on the challenges and future of the Canadian Transport Industry organized on January 12th 2022 by The International Economic Forum of the Americas, EUCCAN carried out an extensive consultation with its members and stakeholders to gather their views onthe future of Canadian Clean Transportation. After sending a Position Paper to the Federal government presenting a short series of six actionable initiatives, we had a follow-up meeting on May 19th 2022 in Ottawa with the Minister's cabinet to discuss EU views, exchange on the new budget and arrange follow-up actions. Download the Position Paper Future of Canadian Clean [...]

Position Paper on Future of Canadian Clean Transportation2022-06-15T03:19:08-04:00
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