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Aluminum Quotas
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Aluminum Quotas

This past Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Trade Representative announced that after consultations with the Canadian government, the U.S. government had determined they would place the recently imposed 10% tariff on hold, and instead, they would impose a quota system on Canadian aluminum. The U.S. quotas limit Canadian aluminum exports to be between 70,000 and 83,000...

CTCC Statement on Aluminum Tariffs
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CTCC Statement on Aluminum Tariffs

President Donald Trump announced yesterday that he will reimpose tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada, a move that reignites trade tensions just a month after USMCA took effect. The administration’s creation of trade fallouts with America’s key trading partners further increases the commercial risks and uncertainties faced by American companies. The 10% tariff will undoubtedly...

Welcome new Alberta Agent General to Houston
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Welcome new Alberta Agent General to Houston

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Dave Rodney, the new Alberta Agent General to Houston. We look forward to working closely with him to continue improving cross-border commerce. Dave Rodney is a former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and has been appointed by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to promote economic cooperation between their province and...

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...