Irish Firms Warm to EU-Canada Trade Deal in the Great White North

Neil Cooney Enterprise Ireland Special to the Irish Independent read more →

Highlights: 3rd Annual President’s Dinner

Key-Note Speaker Bill Kyle–former CEO Irish Life and EVP Wealth Management Great West Life–addressed a packed room at One King West with Guest of Honour Michael Hurley–Deputy Head of Mission Embassy of Ireland Ottawa–speaking about CETA, Brexit, the US Election, and how trade with Canada is as vital as ever. Great turn-out from long-time members.. read more →

Op-Ed CETA Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charles Flanagan T.D.

Charlie Flanagan: Canadian trade pact is an especially good deal for Ireland in the post-Brexit environment.     read more →


From the European Chamber of Commerce Canada October 31. 2016 In a long-awaited moment after days of negotiations with the Belgian region of Wallonia, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union and Canada was finally signed yesterday. Seven years of negotiation resulted in the most advanced and progressive trade agreement to.. read more →

Ireland Canada Business Summit: Highlights     read more →

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: 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 read more →