CCCJ Bilaterial News - August 30, 2016

CCCJ Bilateral News


- CCCJ News - 

August 30th, 2016

Dear CCCJ Members, 

Canada-Japan Bilateral Business News

News topics for this week: Obama and TPP on Asia Trip; Japan's Fast-Breeder Reactor; New Shinkansen (Bullet Train); Japan's Tourist Budget Swells; Former PM Harper Retires; Farmers Another Hurdle for TransCanada Energy East Pipeline; Churchill Awaits Broadband Services and more.

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Event news: Scroll down for details on upcoming events and opportunities:

  • A Night of Sake (09/16/16) at Tokyo American Club (below)

  • Mercedes-Benz Cole Haan Cup 2016: the North America - Europe Golf Challenge (10/07/16)
  • Autumn Canadian University Alumni Mixer (10/20/16)
  • 2016 CCCJ Joint Chamber Bonenkai (12/08/16)

Event Forecast:

Parliamentary Debate: An Evening of Wine and Words (Under study for September: "Be it Resolved that "For Canada, the Best is Yet to Come.")

Maple Leaf Gala Ball...late February-Early March 2017!


CCCJ Quarterly Magazine


In our efforts to more effectively tell the story of our vibrant community, the CCCJ wishes to offer members the opportunity to contribute to the next issue of The Canadian. Send us ideas for articles supported by your own or your organization's business experience in the Canada-Japan context. Not all ideas can be pursued, but we would love to hear from you! admin [at]


Get in touch with your Chairman

 As part of his new initiatives to dynamize the CCCJ, Chairman Ron Haigh invites members to share with him any ideas, questions or issues pertaining to the Chamber.

ronhaigh [at] (Click here to contact Ron)


Upcoming Events

Register by sending e-mail to

admin [at]

with title "A Night of Sake"

Sept. 16 (18:00-20:00)

     at Tokyo American Club

Organized by:

Donation provided to NADIA for Japan disaster recovery & relief


Mercedes-Benz Cole Haan Cup 2016


The 14th Edition of the North America - Europe Golf Challenge in Japan, the Mercedes-Benz Cole Haan Cup 2016 promises yet again an exciting and rivalrous golfing day! 

72 players from North America will compete against 72 European players. Don't miss out on this fun opportunity to mingle around your favourite sport!

Canadian University Alumni Mixer


Join the CCCJ and alumni associations from various Canadian universities for a casual Mixer hosted at BrewDog in Roppongi. Alumni Mixers are always very popular events that bring together a rich and diversified crowd of professionals working in Tokyo who also share ties through their Canadian education. Come along to meet new friends and relax over a good brewery beer!

2016 CCCJ Joint Chamber Bonenkai


Mark your calendars! The CCCJ is organizing its annual Joint Chamber Bonenkai that will take place on December 8. As for previous editions, we are expecting a great night of food, drinks and networking with a very diversified (10+ Chambers) crowd of more than 300 participants! 

Participating Chambers to be announced soon. Stay posted!

Event Reports

Missed an event? Looking for pictures or video?

The CCCJ strives to continuously offer value-added events to its members. This year is no exception!

Some 2016 highlights: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Luncheon, 2nd Edition of the Japan-Canada Chambers Council Joint Symposium, Cool Japan Fund Seminar, 2016 Shinnenkai and many more!

Click here for CCCJ event reports


CCCJ Corporate Sustaining Members

Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCCJ)
Tel: 03-5775-9500 / Fax: 03-5775-9507
Email: admin [at]
Parkside Sepia 7F, 3-13-10 Nishi-Azabu,
Minato-ku Tokyo, 106-0031 Japan