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The Canadian - Right to Vote; Don't Know What You've Got 'Til It's Gone

The Canadian - Summer 2015. Vol 15. Issue 01.

Chamber Voices

On Tuesday, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a federal law that says Canadian citizens who have lived abroad for more than five years cannot vote in a federal election.

An important piece by Eric DeGroot, president of Icynene Asia Pacific Inc. and past president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan, discusses the right to vote for Canadian expats.

July 24, 2015

Joint Declaration by the Ministers of Trade of Canada and the Republic of Korea

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and Yoon Sang-jick, South Korea’s Minister of Trade, Energy and Industry, today issued the following statement:

"We hereby recognize and celebrate the successful conclusion of negotiations toward the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement. We are committed to finalizing the legal review and required domestic procedures expeditiously, with the mutual intention that the Agreement will enter into force as soon as possible.

March 12, 2014

Conversations: Minister Oliver

CCCJ Conversations Vol.1 - The Hon. Joe Oliver

“Conversations…” -   The CCCJ is (at least experimentally for now) exploring new ways of communicating to our membership and to our communities.  Our new web site allows us to move away from a straight text world and into other media including audio and video across a full range of devices.  “Conversations…” is the first of such experiments and, if successful, will lead to a series of video profiles, interviews and engagements with persons of interest from all walks of the Canada/Japan relationship.  We hope you find this edition informative and useful to your understanding of the issues.

September 27, 2012

Premier of Quebec Visits Japan

The Premier of Quebec, Jean Charest

The Premier of Quebec, Jean Charest was in Japan on an official visit from August 23rd to 27th accompanied by Madame Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie and Jacques Daoust, President of Investissement Quebec.

On August 25th, 2011, the Premier gave a keynote address at a luncheon organized by the Delegation generale du Quebec a Tokyo in collaboration with the CCCJ and attended by around 175 people, primarily from the business and the financial communities in Japan.

August 25, 2011

Japanese Ministries host a briefing for the foreign business community on Fukushima Situation

On Wednesday July 27th, JETRO, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and other Ministries hosted a briefing for the foreign business community to present on the current situation of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant as well as on the Safety of Food. The presentations made at the briefing are available in the following links.

August 03, 2011

Japanese Ministries Give Briefing for Foreign Companies on Fukushima and the Tohoku Earthquake

On March 31st, JETRO, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA), and relevant ministries and agencies hosted a briefing for foreign companies on the current situation of the Fukushima dai-ichi nuclear power plant and the effects of the Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake" in the IBSC Tokyo. Please follow this link for distributed information.

April 26, 2011