On Wednesday, May 9th, Mr. Marvin Hildebrand, Director General of Trade Policy for the Government of Canada presented to a roundtable gathering of CCCJ Corporate Members discussing the recently launched Canada-Japan EPA negotiations. Marvin presented on the global strategy of the Government of Canada with respect to trade initiatives, as well as speaking more specifically on progress made thus far in since the launch of Canada-Japan negotiations and the steps moving forward. Marvin was joined by the Deputy Chief Negotiator for the Canada-Japan EPA Negotiations, Nadia Bourely.
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On April 17th, media training specialist David Wagner of Kreab Gavin Anderson delivered an interactive, thought-provoking session providing insight on how leaders can effectively deal with media in times of crisis. The highly-engaged audience of 50 actively participated in the entertaining seminar experience and Q&A session, walking away with new valuable tools to handle high-stress situations professionally. The CCCJ wishes to thank David Wagner and Kreab Gavin Anderson for their efforts and support.
In an event hosted by the Canada-Japan Society of British Columbia on March 2, 2012, professors and graduate students from the University of British Columbia (UBC) engaged a diverse audience on Canadian-Japanese bilateral and multilateral trade relations.
Event report is available from the attached files.
On Friday, February 17th, the CCCJ hosted the Maple Leaf Tohoku-Support Gala, representing the largest gathering in its history attracting more than 350 guests and volunteers from across the international community. The CCCJ wishes to thank all participants, volunteers and sponsors of the Gala. Video and Photos from the Gala to follow.
Held at the Embassy of Canada in Tokyo last month, the Joint Chamber Bonenkai (year end party) saw the enthusiastic participation of over 275 representatives from the business community in Tokyo.
Highly powered and full of networking opportunities, the event is held yearly with the combined effort of several Chambers of Commerce in Japan.
This year’s event was a joint effort of the Canadian, American, Australian/New Zealand, British, French and Tokyo Chambers of Commerce.