ICBA Newsletter – May/June 2019

Dear ICBA members and friends, As incoming Chairperson of the ICBA, I'd like to first thank Garrett Monaghan for his service as Chairperson over the past four years.  We have made great strides as an organization under his leadership. During this period, and through the hard work of our Executive Director Kate Hickey and the Chair of our Membership Committee Dan O'Donnell, the ICBA has more than doubled its membership.  There is no question that the ratification of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and Europe has provided an impetus for ICBA's growth as

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A welcome from ICBA Chair, Chris Collenette

As the Chairperson of the Ireland Canada Business Association (ICBA), I am pleased to welcome you to this website.  Since 1978, the ICBA has been the voice of Canadian companies with operations in Ireland and Irish companies exporting to Canada.  The mission of the ICBA is to Connect, Communicate and Influence Irish-Canadian stakeholders on behalf of our membership, which has now grown to over 100 companies. Strong Links Canada and Ireland share a strong links dating back to the famine – indeed over 13% of Canadians claim Irish ancestry.  Today those links continue to be

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The fascinating shared histories of Ireland and Canada

Robert G. Kearns, Chair and Founder of Ireland Park Foundation      Ireland Park Foundation (IPF) is an arts, culture and heritage organization, dedicate

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In Profile: Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce Ottawa

  For the second in our series of ICCC profiles, we catch up with Jackie Gilna, President of the Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce Ottawa Describe ICCCOTT and what its all about…

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ICBA Insights – May 2019

Our business mission to Canada, Sovy profile, upcoming events, Ministerial interview, and more... Dear ICBA members and friends, We are delighted to be leading a business mission to Canada this month, in co-operation with the Ireland Canada Chambers of Commerce in Toronto and Montreal. This mission will take place from May 27 – 31 2019 and Ambassador Jim Kelly will participate alongside Senior Executives from the IDA and Enterprise Ireland. Participants will meet Policymakers, Industry Leaders and Senior Executives in the business communities in Toronto and Montreal (i

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