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...

Reception Featuring the Honourable Naheed Nenshi

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 events in the future, which...

Reception Featuring The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi

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 meet the Minister personally upon...