Category: Trade

Statement of the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce on COVID-19-Related Border Issues
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Statement of the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce on COVID-19-Related Border Issues

On March 18, the Governments of Canada and the United States both agreed that the 8,891 kilometre (5,500 mile) border between the two countries would be closed to all but commercial and other essential traffic.  For both countries, this is an extraordinary and unprecedented measure. Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, who also led Canada’s...

Updated Travel Restrictions Between the U.S. and Canada
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Updated Travel Restrictions Between the U.S. and Canada

Effective March 18, 2020, certain travel restrictions were introduced between the United States and Canada in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19. The restrictions announced include certain exceptions for persons crossing the border for commercial, trade and health-related reasons. Leisure travel between Canada and the United States currently is prohibited. The...

Travel Restrictions Between the U.S. and Canada
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Travel Restrictions Between the U.S. and Canada

The United States and Canada announced on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 that certain travel restrictions will be introduced between the two countries in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19. Details of the travel restrictions remain unclear at this writing but it appears that there will be exceptions and exemptions for certain...

Discussion with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Economic Development, Victor Fedeli
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Discussion with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Economic Development, Victor Fedeli

February 11, 2020 For Immediate Release Dallas – The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce was pleased to host an intimate round-table with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Economic Development, Victor Fedeli, at The Network Bar on February 10, 2020. The participants included an exclusive panel of CTCC board members and advisory board members as well...

Coming Soon – “New Frontiers: Business Across Borders”
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Coming Soon – “New Frontiers: Business Across Borders”

The CTCC is about Know How. The Canada Texas Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of educational articles on international expansion called “New Frontiers: Business Across Borders.” The series will feature insights and know-how from our leadership team and advisory board. Don’t miss the series. Follow this site...

Due Diligence for Political and Trade Risk Considerations for North American Cross-border Transactions
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Due Diligence for Political and Trade Risk Considerations for North American Cross-border Transactions

Introduction On November 30, 2018, the United States, Canada, and Mexico agreed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) with the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (“USMCA”). The new agreement has been marked by fraught negotiations provisions, resulting in a heightened sense of trade uncertainty for the middle market. In the past, President...

Canada-U.S. Trade: Looking Across the Northern Border
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Canada-U.S. Trade: Looking Across the Northern Border

“We’re more than friends and neighbors and allies; we are kin, who together have built the most productive relationship between any two countries in the world today.” – President Reagan, welcome ceremony remarks at the Shamrock Summit, Quebec City, March 17, 1985 Introduction Despite being one of our closest friends and neighbors, our biggest trade...

Chamber Statement on the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA)/Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
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Chamber Statement on the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA)/Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)

DALLAS/HOUSTON – After several months of contested negotiations over the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which came into force in 1994, the United States, Canada and Mexico have concluded discussions and have agreed to proceed with ratification of the new USMCA/CUSMA.  Over the last three years, the many businesses engaging in...

Packed Houses at “Doing Business in Canada” Programs in Houston and Dallas
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Packed Houses at “Doing Business in Canada” Programs in Houston and Dallas

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce hosted back-to-back “Doing Business in Canada” standing-room-only events in Houston and Dallas. Speakers from the Canadian law firm of Blakes, Bank of Montreal, Savills Studley, Cole International, Weinstein Spira, Investissement Quebec, and the Consulate of Canada offered know-how on expanding cross border business. We would like to thank each of...