Dallas Morning News: Canada touts Texas trade as NAFTA negotiations hit crunch time

Dallas Morning News: Canada touts Texas trade as NAFTA negotiations hit crunch time

Canada’s top diplomat in Texas, in many ways, has an easy sell when it comes to trade. Vasken Khabayan, the nation’s consul general in Dallas, knows he can count on Gov. Greg Abbott as a big booster of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Ditto for Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz. And the same for so many other Texas...

US Considers Tariffs on North American Cars Due to National Security Fears

US Considers Tariffs on North American Cars Due to National Security Fears

According to the Wall Street Journal, President Donald Trump recently threatened to impose tariffs on Canadian manufactured vehicles under the guise of a national security threat. US automakers do not support the Section 232 tariffs because automakers like GM, Ford and Chrysler manufacturer automobiles on both sides of the border and leverage a cross-border supply-chain thanks to NAFTA. Read more...

James Savage: If NAFTA is so great, how come it’s under siege?

James Savage: If NAFTA is so great, how come it’s under siege?

Our James Savage recently shared his views on NAFTA with the Dallas morning news. Texans, and certainly most Texas business people, have long been strong advocates of both NAFTA and the benefits of trade. The reasons are crystal-clear. Texans have made massive economic gains from the North American Free Trade Agreement and other free trade agreements. Over time, our state...

Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce Internship Opportunity: Social Media; International Trade Policy

Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce Internship Opportunity: Social Media; International Trade Policy

Description The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce (CTCC) is looking for a qualified intern to join our team and contribute to community efforts! The CTCC exists to foster bilateral trade and commerce between Texas and the provinces of Canada. We are a market advocate and goodwill ambassador for our members. This internship is a great opportunity to learn entry-level skills to...

CTCC at Calgary’s Global Petroleum Show

CTCC at Calgary’s Global Petroleum Show

Tobias McFaul, Jim Mochulsky and Doug McCullough represented the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary. Our Houston directors had the opportunity to meet with Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos. We look forward to building more relationships in Calgary and beyond. GPS attendees asked us several times about the CTCC mission. As our banner indicates,...

Forever Friends

Forever Friends

Canada is an Ally, Not a Threat to American Security Earlier this week we commemorated the 74th anniversary of the Allied Forces “D Day” landing at Normandy. The storming of the beaches by American, British and Canadian forces began the eventual liberation of Europe from Nazi domination. Since that time, Canada and the United States have developed a multifaceted military...

Remembering the Allied Effort – 74th Anniversary of D Day

Remembering the Allied Effort – 74th Anniversary of D Day

Today we commemorate the 74th anniversary of the D Day invasion of Normandy which led to the liberation of Europe. On  June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied (American, Canadian and British) troops landed at Normandy. Over 10,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded. “You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many...

CTCC at the Global Petroleum Show

CTCC at the Global Petroleum Show

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce looks forward to attending the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary on Tuesday June 12 though Thursday June 14. If you will be attending GPS and would like to meet with a representative of the CTCC from either Canada or the United States, please inquire at info@canada-texas.com.