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Strengthening Canada-U.S. trade ties

On May 5 and 6, 2022 the Honourable Mary Ng, Canada’s Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, hosted Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative in Ottawa and Toronto. Packing a lot into just two days, Minister Ng and Ambassador Tai held a  joint press conference, participated in a roundtable discussion […]

May 23, 2022

Helping Canadian Women Entrepreneurs Start Up, Scale Up & Access New Markets

Canada is deeply committed to supporting underrepresented groups, including women entrepreneurs, in accessing the benefits and opportunities that flow from international trade. In fact, the Government of Canada is investing up to $146.9 million CAD over four years via the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy to increase women-owned businesses’ access to the financing, talent, networks and expertise […]

March 29, 2022

O-H…Canada! Meet Ohio’s Honorary Consul, Daniel D. Ujczo

“O-H!” opens every major activity here in the Buckeye state, with the resounding “I-O” in response. It is my privilege to be appointed by the Government of Canada as the Honorary Consul to Ohio and work with the team at the Consulate General of Canada in Detroit. An Honorary Consul serves as a liaison in […]

January 18, 2022

Lion Electric Leads the Pack on Clean Energy Transportation

Zero-emissions electric school buses are rolling out across the United States, bringing cleaner, more energy-efficient transportation options to riders. Moving the needle in America’s heartland, Canada-based Lion Electric, a leading manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty vehicles, announced plans in May 2021 to build its first-ever U.S. production plant in Joliet, Illinois. Located just outside […]

November 10, 2021

Canadian Company Kruger’s 150 New Jobs to Boost Kentucky’s AgriTech Sector

Montreal-based Kruger Packaging announced in May 2021 that it plans to create 150 jobs in Elizabethtown, Kentucky (south of Louisville) to produce corrugated boxes for the food and beverage sector in a multiyear period. The 400,000 square foot, US$114 million investment represents the company’s first corrugated box plant in the United States. At maturity, the […]

October 8, 2021

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