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

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 as prominent companies engaged in...

Coming Soon: The North By Southwest Podcast

Coming Soon: The North By Southwest Podcast

The Canada Texas Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of its occasional podcast, North by Southwest. North by Southwest will be conversation about news, policy and business Trends are shaping cross-border trade and investment. The podcast will feature various members of the chamber and occasional interviews with Canadians and Americans innovating North American Business.

Coming Soon – “New Frontiers: Business Across Borders”

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 and subscribe to the newsletter.

Cross-Border PE Investment Panel

Cross-Border PE Investment Panel

Doug McCullough (law partner at McCullough Sudan and director of the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce) moderated panel on Cross-border investing featuring Ardenton Capital Private Equity Director, Brendan Achariyakosol; Consulate of Canada Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner, Dina Santos; BMO Capital Markets Managing Director of the M&A Group, Cameron Hewes; and Blake, Cassels & Graydon, Alberta Partner, Dan Jankovic. The event was...

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

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 Trump had threatened to pull...

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

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 partner, and one of our...

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

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 trade between Texas and  Canada...