Ireland Canada Business Summit: Highlights

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Announcing Key Note Speaker President’s Dinner

Join us November 17th to hear BILL KYLE, Former CEO Irish Life and EVP of Wealth Management Great West Life, address the Chamber on the occasion of our 3rd Annual President’s Dinner. Bill was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Irish Life Group in July 2013, living and working in Dublin for 3 years. He led.. read more →

ICBA Business Submit Dublin October 27th

To register: events@irelandcanada.com AGENDA 8:30AM REGISTRATION 9.00am INTRODUCTION & WELCOME Garrett Monaghan, Chair, ICBA 9.10am MINISTERIAL ADDRESS Charlie Flanagan, TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade 9.30am ADDRESS Jean Charest, former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, former Premier of Quebec 10.00amOPENING REMARKS Mr. Jim Kelly, Ambassador of Ireland to Canada 10.15amSession 1: Championing Trade and.. read more →

Critical Info for dual Irish-Canadian Citizens

Canada has introduced an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals flying to or transiting through Canada. As of November 9, 2016, passengers who arrive at the airport without an eTA should expect to experience delays in their travels. For this reason, travellers should apply for their eTA before booking your flight to Canada… read more →

A Farewell Message to the Toronto Chamber from Ambassador Ray Bassett

I am heading back to Ireland after six years as Irish Ambassador to Canada. It has been a terrific experience. I came here to Canada at a particularly difficult time for Ireland, in the wake of the Irish banking collapse. One discovers one’s true friend at times of crisis and Canada proved, at that time,.. read more →

Referendum to Give Emigrants a Vote for President

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David Harney to Replace Bill Kyle as CEO of Irish Life

Kyle to retire after three years with Irish arm and 37 years with Canadian parent. http://www.irishtimes.com/business/financial-services/david-harney-to-replace-bill-kyle-as-ceo-of-irish-life-1.2616220       read more →

Legal Review of CETA Completed

Brussels, February 29, 2016 – Canada’s Minister of International Trade, Chrystia Freeland, and the European Union’s Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, announced the completion of the legal review of CETA. Canada and the EU agreed on modifications related to investment protection and investment dispute resolution provisions. The Agreement is currently undergoing translation into French, and.. read more →

And The Irish Person of the Year Is…

The Irish Person of the Year Committee, in conjunction with the Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce Toronto, is delighted to announce that the 2016 inductee into our community’s unofficial Hall of Fame is Mr. Brian Farmer. Brian, a long time Chamber member, emigrated from Co. Armagh to Canada in 1974 and has been synonymous with.. read more →