Greetings from New Consul General Rachel McCormick

Greetings from New Consul General Rachel McCormick

Rachel McCormick Mom, proud Canadian, energy and environment policy wonk, prairie girl.  If challenged to describe myself in ten words or less, that is how I would do it. When I became Canada’s Consul General to the South Central United States, I knew it would be a good fit.  I was just finishing five years heading the energy and environment...

Join the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce

Join the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce

We would love to invite you to join us as a member. Membership opportunities for the 2020 year are now available in two different categories.  By joining now, you will pay your prorated membership for 2019 and the full price for 2020.   This membership will allow you to join the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce professional forum dedicated to companies, entrepreneurs...

Canadian Companies Being “Wooed” to Come to Texas

Canadian Companies Being “Wooed” to Come to Texas

September 24, 2019 Houston, Tx –  In response to a report in the The Canadian Press, Alberta’s Premier, Jason Kenney, who wants to put more Albertan oil on the global market, says “Texas: It’s on.”  Doug McCullough, Director of The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce, explained Canadian companies growing involvement in the Texas oil industry. “The Texas oilpatch is much healthier...

Building Connections

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

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.  

Trumps Threatened Tariffs on Mexico Jeopardize the USMCA

Trumps Threatened Tariffs on Mexico Jeopardize the USMCA

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce advocates the strengthening of the economic bond between our two great trading partners.  The Chamber has been on the record as promoting the existing NAFTA agreement as a catalyst for greater trade as well as seeing the proposed successor USMCA agreement as the best existing way forward for maintaining and building upon this nearly three...

Doing Business in the States – Toronto and Calgary Events

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.  On Thursday, May 16th, we...

Opportunities for Canadians in Texas

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 in the ground. But in...