Ratification of the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)

CANADA, January 23, 2020 – The business community is looking to all party leaders and members to come together and support the ratification of Canada’s most important trade deal.

Read our open letter to all federal party leaders.

Business leaders unite around Canada’s resource economy

CANADA, May 31, 2019 – Business leaders from coast-to-coast are teaming up to raise awareness of the importance of Canada’s natural resource economy.

The Canadians for Natural Resources campaign is an initiative coordinated by the Canadian Global Cities Council (CGCC). The aim of the campaign is to bring conversations to kitchen tables across Canada about the role energy has in our country, and what the future looks like.

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It’s time to support local beer, wine and spirits producers by letting Canadians shop online

TORONTO, ON, December 5, 2018—Canada is home to a burgeoning wine, beer and spirits industry, but Canadians can’t take full advantage of these products because obsolete trade barriers prevent the free-flow of beverage alcohol across the country and that should change according to the Canadian Global Cities Council (CGCC).

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Canadian Global Cities Council calls for national urban strategy to advance infrastructure

Ottawa, February 13, 2018—Canadian city regions would benefit from a national urban strategy, that would support long-range infrastructure planning and funding to accommodate growth, according to a new report released by the Canadian Global Cities Council (CGCC).

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NAFTA: Signing of a joint declaration by 25 metropolitan chambers of commerce from Canada, US and Mexico

Montreal, January 22, 2018 – The leaders of 25 metropolitan chambers of commerce from Canada, the United States and Mexico gathered in Montreal today in anticipation of the next round of NAFTA negotiations. The goal of this meeting was to clearly identify the issues surrounding the renewal of NAFTA, to understand the risks for businesses in the event of the current negotiations’ failure, and especially to send a clear message to the three governments on the importance of an updated agreement and maintaining open access to the entire North American market.

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