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CCCJ Joint Chamber Summer Cocktails

Friday, July 21st, 2017, CCCJ held joint Chamber cocktails part at Embassy of Canada in Japan. 13 chambers and over 300 participants joined and this was one of the biggest business network events in this summer. People in attendance built new relationship each other, and they enjoyed seasonal foods and drinks at beautiful terrace. We would like to appreciate Chivas Regal and Nestle Japan for donating cocktail selection and prizes, and for supporting as a sponsor. We are looking forward to seeing you next year again.  

Thank you once again to our co-hosting chambers of commerce:

July 24, 2017
Event Report

Canada Day 150 Celebration

On July 30th, CCCJ held the Canadian Foundation 150th anniversary event with Embassy of Canada in Japan. In addition to more than 450 participants from various Canada-Japan business communities, the representatives of CCCJ and the Embassy were in attendance. Ian Burney, ambassador of Canada welcomed the guests in rainy day, expressed importance of Canada-Japan relation and to build a further strong relationship. 

July 07, 2017
Event Report

2017 CCCJ Annual General Meeting

On June 22nd, CCCJ held Annual General Meeting to Japan at Embassy of Canada. New chairman, Neil van Wouw welcomed members at the meeting.

Ken Arbour, chairman of recommended election supervisory committee announced the result of governing board election and introduced new vice chairman, Robert Fuller. CCCJ welcomed Avrom (Avi) Salsberg, Yuko Sudoh, Stephane Beaulieu, Eric DeGroot, Karl Pires, Philip O'Neill, Ron Huber, David Anderson, and Greg McDonald, the returning members to the governing board.

June 26, 2017
Event Report

CCCJ Inaugural Executive Forum

The CCCJ launched its inaugural Executive Forum, inviting chamber executives to discuss their businesses together including the challenges and opportunities that they face in Japan. Ambassador of Canada to Japan Ian Burney welcomed the attendees to the Official Residence, stressing the importance of a strong chamber and how the organization can help Canadians and Canadian firms in their respective sectors.

June 14, 2017
Business

JETRO Survey on Japan’s investment climate 2017

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) conducts a survey every year on the obstacles foreign-affliated companies face in Japan and the the attractiveness of Japan the companies feel for the purpose to improve the business environment in Japan. The result will be utilized as a source of policy proposals to the government for deregulations and reforms on administrative procedures. 

CCCJ members, especially foreign affiliates headquartered in Canada are encouraged to contribute to this survey. The deadline for completing the survey is June 21.

June 06, 2017
Business

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