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North By Southwest Podcast: Episode 3
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North By Southwest Podcast: Episode 3

Mark Salkeld, oil industry veteran and former president of Petroleum Services Association of Canada, joins Doug McCullough and Tobias McFaul to talk about the state of the Canadian oil industry in light of the Covid19 pandemic, along with governmental efforts to revive the economy and support the industry. North by Southwest · NSXW Ep. 3:...

North By Southwest Podcast: Episode 2
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North By Southwest Podcast: Episode 2

Join us for our new Podcast: North By Southwest. Want to learn more about navigating through the travel restrictions from Canada to the US? In this episode, Ken Harder, immigration attorney with Dunbar Harder and CTCC advisory board member, joins us to discuss the Covid-19 travel restrictions from Canada to the United States.

Building Connections
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Building Connections

Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce Director Tobias JW Mcfaul represents the advisory board at the 2019 Elevate conference in Toronto. Building connections to foster future collaborations and events on both sides of the border. 

Gastech Reception
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Gastech Reception

Last night, the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce hosted our first annual Canadian Reception during the Gastech Conference at The Houston Club. Even with the weather, we had a successful event and great turn-out. Special thanks to our hosts and sponsors: Government of Canada, Government of Alberta, Government of Nova Scotia, Municipality of the District of Guysborough, and Government of Newfoundland Labrador.  

Doing Business in the States – Toronto and Calgary Events
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Doing Business in the States – Toronto and Calgary Events

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce was please to participate in two events in Calgary and Toronto last week on cross border business. On Tuesday, May 14th, we joined BMO for their “Doing Business in the States.” This event was an exclusive luncheon and presentation about what Canadian companies need to know about doing business in the states. ...

Opportunities for Canadians in Texas
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Opportunities for Canadians in Texas

As Alberta continues a slow recovery from the 2014 oil price downturn and resulting recession, Texas is experiencing an energy renaissance a short 1,200 miles to the south. Alberta’s ongoing legal struggles preventing the construction of pipelines to the west or south to the United States have kept potential prosperity from the oil sands locked...

Reception Featuring the Honourable Naheed Nenshi
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Reception Featuring the Honourable Naheed Nenshi

The Calgary Mayor event was a great success, Jim Mochulsky did an amazing job of going direct to his office and getting commitment for us to create a reception around his visit. Thank you to Cole International for providing additional support on this one, and it will springboard our CTCC relationship for more joint Houston-Calgary...

Reception Featuring The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi
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Reception Featuring The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi

The NRCan reception with the Natural Resources (Energy) Minister last week was our highest profile event to date, with over 100 guests attending.  Many thanks to Blake’s for traveling to town for it and for the additional support.  Members of the Advisory Board were invited to be a part of the official receiving team and...

The TPP is Up and Running Without Us, and We’re Losing Out on its Opportunities
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The TPP is Up and Running Without Us, and We’re Losing Out on its Opportunities

President Trump often says our trade partners treat us unfairly. Yet one of his first acts as president was to withdraw from a trade pact agreement designed to give favored treatment to its signatories. On Dec. 30, 2018, that pact, the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (known as TPP), went into effect without the United...

Canadian Chamber of Commerce: USMCA signature is a step forward but major obstacles remain
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Canadian Chamber of Commerce: USMCA signature is a step forward but major obstacles remain

Today’s signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement is an important step toward greater economic certainty, but significant work remains before Canadian businesses can be satisfied, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in a statement: “While the agreement falls short of what North American business sought, it generally maintains tariff-free access for Canadian products, retains the...