Friday, December 1, 2017

Negotiators from the United States, Canada, and Mexico met in Mexico City on November 17-21 for the fifth round of negotiations to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with a focus on advancing the technical aspects of pending proposals and chapters. Delegations were led by the chief negotiators for the three countries, who indicated that progress was made in the areas of... Read more

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Toronto -- November 15, 2017.   AmCham representatives along with leading U.S. firms operating in Canada today met with U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft to review priorities for expanding cross-border trade and investment.   The importance of NAFTA and its successful modernization was but one of several key issues addressed.  AmCham Canada looks forward to working with Ambassador Craft in expanding... Read more

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

AmCham Quebec held its annual general meeting last night in Montreal and unanimously elected Antoine Tayyar as President and Daniel Fortin as Vice-President of the board of directors, replacing Julie Lessard and John C. Dunn, the outgoing co-chairs who will remain on the Board.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

iPolitics:  November 14, 2017

CHAMBER VP: TO SUCCEED IN NAFTA, U.S. MUST DROP WITHDRAWAL TALK: Trump's continued threats of withdrawal from NAFTA could risk derailing attempts to renegotiate the agreement, and doing so would hurt the very constituents the administration is aiming to help, a top Chamber... Read more

Monday, October 23, 2017

Ambassador–designate Kelly Craft presents Letters of Credence to Governor General Julie Payette. 

OTTAWA – The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to share in the announcement that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will receive Ambassador-designate Kelly... Read more

Monday, September 25, 2017

Ottawa – September 25, 2017. The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (AmCham Canada) today released the findings of its first semi-annual survey of U.S. business confidence in Canada. The AmCham Canada-Nanos Research U.S. Business Confidence Survey, Presented by PNC Bank, provides a semi-annual measure of the confidence of U.S.- owned businesses operating in Canada seeking... Read more

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Posted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, August 15, 2017  - 7:00 pm

Ahead of the start of NAFTA modernization talks, we wanted to share with you this new opinion piece by U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue, which was just posted on 

In the piece, Donohue shares the business community's perspective on the first round... Read more

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

On August 9th, a workshop and luncheon focusing on the future of NAFTA was attended by Governor Pete Ricketts of the State of Nebraska and by Canadian and U.S. business leaders.  Held at the National Club in downtown Toronto, the event was was part of a two-way trade and investment mission from the State of Nebraska to Ontario, Canada.   

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

On Tuesday, August 8, 2017, the Toronto-GTA Chapter of AmCham Canada, in conjunction with its partners at the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S.D.A. and the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, welcomed Governor Pete Ricketts of Nebraska to Toronto.  During his first official mission to Canada, Governor Ricketts participated in a briefing provided by the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service,... Read more

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 11:30am

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) issued the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling in AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc. The Court ruled in favor of  ... Read more

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

On Friday June 16th, the Toronto-GTA chapter was honoured to support a round table luncheon held by valued member, Global Public Affairs, entitled Canada-U.S. Relations - Regulations in a Post-Truth World at the St. Andrew Club in downtown Toronto. 
Former Chief Political Correspondent for CTV and current Chairman of Global Public... Read more

Monday, June 12, 2017


Mississippi Development Authority - FDI Event at the Toronto Board of Trade

Left to Right: 
Mr. Glen McCullough, Jr,  Executive Director, Mississippi Development Authority
Mr. Philip Davidovitis, Chair, Peel-Halton-Niagara Region AmCham CanadaMs. Rose... Read more

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Amcham Canada was proud to be a part of the most successful SelectUSA Summit ever in Washington!  

Thank you to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Chargé d'Affaires Elizabeth Moore Aubin, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs Christopher Quinlivan and Commercial Investment Specialist Bojan Opsenica for making the Summit such a rousing success for AmCham Canada and the entire... Read more

Wednesday, June 14, 2017


Office of the Press Secretary


June 14, 2017

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts

Kelly Knight Craft of Kentucky to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Canada... Read more

Monday, June 12, 2017

Ottawa -- AmCham Canada has submitted comments on behalf of its members to the Office of the United States Trade Representative in preparation for the upcoming NAFTA negotiations.  "We were pleased to be able to offer the views of our AmCham Canada membership on priorities for the renegotiation of the NAFTA" said AmCham Canada National Chair Rick Tachuk.  "The North American... Read more

Monday, May 29, 2017

On May 29 in Toronto, several local AmCham Canada members attended a Canadian Council for the Americas event with Peru's Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the Central Bank.  At the event, they had opportunity to meet with Aldo Defilippi, Executive Director, American Chamber of Commerce of Peru. 

From AmCham Canada: 
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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Good afternoon, 

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and Mexico's Consejo Coordinador Empresarial (CCE) are... Read more

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Toronto, Ontario – May 2, 2017 – The Toronto-GTA Chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada held a round table discussion among 40 leading members of the technology, business, media and governmental communities in downtown Toronto to discuss concerns about the effect of possible changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on the technology industry... Read more

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The AmCham Canada Toronto-GTA Chapter is proud to announce the appointment of Bill Kitay as Executive Director for the Chapter effective the end of April.  

Bill brings over 25 years' experience in the areas of business development and investment and trade promotion and has been intricately involved in AmCham Canada and its mission for over 6 years. Bill's responsibility will be to... Read more

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Burlington, Ontario - April 4, 2017 - The AmCham Canada Peel-Halton-Niagara Chapter hosted a panel discussion on "Doing Business in the "New" America, Bigger Opportunity Now, more than ever!"  in collaboration with Halton Region Economic Development. 

Expert panelists included : Ronald Marcell, Assistant Attaché, Homeland... Read more