ICBA Newsletter – December 2020

A Welcome Message from ICBA Chairperson, Chris Collenette https://youtu.be/ppkGpxjTHMI   Minister Eamon Ryan publicly backs CETA Trade Deal On Dec 15th Eamon Ryan, Environment Minister and Leader of the Green Party, publicly gave his full support to the CETA trade deal and committed to trying to convince all Green party members to also give it their backin

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Eamon Ryan Supports CETA Trade Deal

Minister Eamon Ryan’s support for CETA trade deal welcomed by Canadian multinational companies in Ireland The Ireland Canada Business Association (ICBA) welcomes Minister Eamon Ryan’s comments earlier today about CETA – the hugely important trade deal between Europe and Canada – in which he gave the deal his full support and committed to convincing all Green party members to also give it their backing. Following the postponement of a Dail vote on the issue until January, the Green Party Leader and Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications said that specific changes have

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ICBA PRE-BUDGET SUBMISSION 2021

CONTEXT The Ireland Canada Business Association (ICBA) represents some of the largest Canadian companies in Ireland including Air Canada, Shopify, Irving Oil, Canada Life (Irish Life), TD Bank, Bank of Montreal, Scotia Bank, Vermillion Energy, PressReader, Greenfield Global, IMAX, Optel Group, and SOTI. Ireland and Canada enjoy an incre

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ICBA Newsletter – September 2020

A Message from Kate Hickey, Executive Director, ICBA Dear Friend of the ICBA, We have heard the word community used often during these past months. The ICBA is a community of people working in Irish and Canadian businesses navigating an uncertain landscape with optimism and fortitude. Communication lies at the heart of any successful community and, in the absence of physical events, we have introduced new ways of bringing you information, insights and stories. Our new webinar series resumes on 17th September and we have launched a new podcast series called The Ireland Canada Co

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ICBA Newsletter – April 2020

A Message from ICBA Chair, Chris Collenette Dear Friend, The coronavirus has generated unprecedented uncertainty in every aspect of our lives. At the Ireland Canada Business Association we will continue to support our members throughout this challenging period. Given that reduced interaction is the best form of protection, we have postponed our member events until further notice . This includes the inaugural trade mission to Calgary and Vancouver to have taken place in May. This trade mission will now take place 24 – 28 May 2021. On the ICBA website we have listed a number of u

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