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Newsletter | March 2018

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 CGCIC Events

Events in Canada

Save-the-Date for this year’s event highlight of the Canadian German business community. The Canadian German Gala Ball will take place at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Canadian German Chamber!

German Business Delegation: Canadian Potash Industry, Saskatoon

Apr 9-12:
The Competence Centre will host the 4th German Business Delegation Program on the occasion of the 10th Mining Supply Chain Forum in Saskatoon. The four-day program includes a mine site visit, participation in the Supply Chain Forum conference and much more.
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Conference on Renewable Energies in Rural and Northern Canada, Toronto

Apr 17:
Join us for the “Canadian German Conference on Renewable Energies in Rural and Northern Canada” and learn more about technologies and experiences from Germany in the context of Germany’s energy transition. 

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First German Pavilion at CIM Convention 2018, Vancouver

May 6-9:
The annual CIM Convention will feature a German pavilion for the first time in more than a decade. The CIM Convention is the leading trade show for mining supply companies and also offers a comprehensive technical program.
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Canada’s digital health industry Business Delegation,Toronto & Montreal

Jun 4-8: The Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce offers German companies from the healthcare sector a delegation focussed on Canada’s eHealth industry. Registration is now open.

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Events In Germany

CETA Discussion Panel, Mainz

May 23:
The Canadian German Chamber together with IHK Rheinhessen are hosting a Canada Round Table event to present the opportunities the free trade agreement CETA will create for German companies.

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Canada Event - News from Canada, CETA and other opportunities, Cottbus

May 24: IHK Cottbus is hosting a Canada event to provide more information on CETA and other business opportunities in Canada.
You will be able to ask specific questions to Yvonne Denz, Senior Vice President AHK Canada, to learn more about market openings and market entry options.

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One-on-one Consultations

You will receive firsthand information on the Canadian market, market entry and on finding distribution partners during the one-on-one meetings. This is your opportunity to direct specific questions at a Canadian German Chamber representative.

 Canadian German Chamber News

New Members

MAYDAY analyzes a company’s branding and communication strategy in order to eliminate negative signals and/or build upon positive KPIs. Turn-around execution included, if desired.

Gowling WLG Canada
Gowling WLG is an international law firm built on the belief that the best way to serve the client is to be in tune with the world, aligned with the clients opportunities and ambitious for your success.

Member News

PDAC German Day & Reception, Toronto

Mar 6: The 5th German Day at PDAC 2018 in Toronto focused on Win-Win Oppportunities for Canadian German Partnerships.The subsequent reception at ARIA Restaurant was sponsored by K+S Potash Canada and attracted 130 attendees from industry and government.
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BASF Canada reduces its carbon footprint with Bullfrog Power’s green electricity, Toronto & Mississauga

Mar 15: BASF and Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, have formed a new environmental partnership that will see BASF chose green electricity for its Canadian corporate headquarters, as well its production facilities in Windsor, Cornwall and Etobicoke (ON), Blackie and Nisku (AB), Saint Leonard (QC), and Saskatoon (SK).
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Canada at ProWein, Düsseldorf

Mar 18-20: With ProWein having attracted Canadians for many years, this year Canada was represented with 32 wineries and producers. With one out of three exhibitors being new to the show, Canadians increasingly acknowledged and took advantage of ProWein’s status as the global marketing platform for the wine industry.

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Industry News & Economic Update

Competence Centre for Mining publishes article in CIM Online Magazine

Mar 1: The Competence Centre created and published an independent technology review of SMT Scharf’s Electric Monorail Transporation System (EMTS) and it’s applicability for Canadian underground mining.
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Business Law Magazine-March 2018

Mar 1: The Issue 01/ 2018 of Business Law Magazine, an online English-language publication for the international legal community, has been published. Each quarter, the magazine reports on important issues related to German corporate, commercial, tax, labor, compliance and IP/IT law.
You can read the latest issue here: www.businesslaw-magazine.com

German National Tourist Board records eighth record results
in a row for incoming tourism, Toronto

Mar 5: For eight straight consecutive years now, German incoming tourism has produced record results. For 2017, the Federal Statistical Office recorded 83.9 million international overnight stays in hotels, 3.1 million more than in 2016, which this time represents an increase of 3.6 per cent over the previous year.
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Labor Law Magazine-March 2018

Mar 26: The Issue 01/ 2018 of Labor Law Magazine, an online English-language publication for the international legal community, has been published. Each quarter, the magazine reports on important questions related to German labor law.
You can read the latest issue here: www.laborlaw-magazine.com

3rd Call for proposals for joint industrial Research and Development

Apr 3:
Germany and Canada are pleased to announce a call for proposals for joint industrial R&D projects focusing on developing innovative products, processes, or technology-based services in all technological and application areas which have strong market potential.
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DIHK survey on foreign investment 2018
The DIHK survey on foreign investment 2018 indicates an increase of investing in projects abroad by industrial companies in Germany. More than one out of every three foreign-active companies is planning with higher budgets than in the previous year. The DIHK expects 2018 a record year for German foreign investment.
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Germany Trade & Invest News

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More digitalization – Canada promotes Industry 4.0

Canada's industry needs to catch up with the implementation of digital technologies in production. The government has recognized this and supports relevant projects. The commenced Supercluster initiative aims to promote networking between research and industry, big data, production, trade and logistics. This requires state-of-the-art technology and German system suppliers as well as machinery and equipment engineering are well advised to look into the Canadian market.
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Economic and Financial Forecast
The Economic and Financial Forecast is presented by Scotiabank. Read more

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities can be found in the Canadian German Chamber's  section Job Corner. There are currently the following job openings available:

Inside Sales Project Manager - T.H. Bender & Partners Inc, Midwest U.S

Events by other Organizations

Learn German with the Goethe-Institut, Toronto

Apr 4: Are you planning to study, work, travel or live in Germany? Learning the language is essential to your success. Learn German with the Goethe-Institut Toronto, a four time winner of the NOW magazine’s award “2016 Best Language School Toronto”!

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Global Methane Forum 2018, Toronto

Apr 16-18:
The 2018 Global Methane Forum, organized by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC),  is a premiere global event for discussing and advancing methane mitigation, science, policy, technology innovation and other issues—related to all major methane sources. 

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