17th Annual Suhaag Show

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Presented by Chevrolet in Association with Brita

By A Correspondent

The 17th Annual SUHAAG Winter Show will be held on Sunday, February 16th at the Toronto Congress Centre from 11am to 7pm.

This year, all attendees are encouraged to visit the Chevrolet display where they can enter to win a new vehicle.  You will also be able to get your hands on the 15th annual edition of Suhaag Magazine, hot off the press as well as the 2014 Suhaag Wedding Planner!

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New Trade Strategy Will Help More Companies Trade Globally

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Ontario Hosts Forum for Multicultural Chambers of Commerce and Business Association Leaders

By A Correspondent

On January 8, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, hosted a Multicultural Business Leaders’ Forum in Toronto to discuss Going Global: Ontario’s Trade Strategy. The event was an opportunity to reinforce the government’s confidence in its multicultural business leaders and their ability to help more businesses export products and services to global markets and create good jobs in Ontario. 

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Canada's Sluggish Labour Market...

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... and The Myth of the Skills Shortage

By Jim Stanford *

Canada’s federal politicians are fond of trumpeting that Canada’s economy has performed better than almost any other jurisdiction, and that we should be thankful for their “prudent economic management.” In actual fact, however, the hard numbers indicate that Canada’s jobs performance has been ho-hum at best—and isn’t getting any better.

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Loonies Reversal Overdue, but Damage Will Linger

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By Jim Stanford *

The long-overdue depreciation of Canada’s currency is gathering steam.  The dollar lost 8 cents against its U.S. counterpart, in fits and starts, over 2013.  It’s lost another 2 cents since the start of 2014, and negative sentiment about the currency is accumulating among financial analysts and traders.

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How Canada Politics May View Zimbabwe’s Indigenization Act

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By Tsungai Chipato *

With the Zimbabwean Government trying to implement its Zimbabwe Indigenization Act, understanding the tight balancing act that Zimbabwean diplomats will have to play on the international arena is very important in trying to bring foreign investment back to Zimbabwe. Although the United States passed the Zimbabwe Development and Recovery Act (ZDERA) and it continually hangs as an albatross on Zimbabwe’s recovery, what many people fail to realize is the huge role Canada plays behind the scenes when it comes to global agendas.

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Exploring Opportunities Beyond Borders

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Senator Asha Seth Leads Canadian Trade Mission to India s Largest Consumer Market

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Senator Asha Seth returned to Canada after leading a successful trade mission to the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (U.P.) to promote Canadian commercial interests in the region. The trade mission, themed “Exploring Opportunities Beyond Borders,” was held in the capital city of U.P. to highlight Canada’s commitment to strengthen its relationship with India by engaging senior government officials and business stakeholders in India’s most important states.

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EDC Offers Finance and Bonding Solutions...

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...To all Canadian suppliers into Hebron and White Rose platforms

By A Correspondent

Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s leading financier and insurer of Canadian exporting companies, on January 21, announced that Canadian companies providing supply and/or services into the Hebron and White Rose platforms can now access its financing, bonding and insurance products.

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EDC Renews Partnership with CARE After Five Successful Years

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By A Correspondent

Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s leading provider of trade financing and insurance, today announced that it has renewed its community investment partnership with CARE Canada for another three years. The announcement was made on the fifth anniversary of the partnership on January 16. 

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On Senate Reform

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By Justin Trudeau
Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

Canadians want their leaders to be open and straight with them, to tell them the truth. They expect us to come forward with practical solutions that address problems directly.

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NDP on Trudeau’s Bold Breach of the Liberal Party's Constitution

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By A Correspondent

When Justin Trudeau decided to boot Liberal senators from his caucus this week, it seems he wasn’t aware that his actions breached the Constitution of the Liberal Party of Canada (LPC).

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Canada’s New Asylum System A Success

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Total savings already over $600 million

By A Correspondent

In the year since comprehensive reforms to Canada’s asylum system took effect, the number of new asylum claims from safe countries has decreased to historic lows, ensuring that genuine refugees – truly vulnerable people from some of the world's most volatile areas – receive faster and fairer protection, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced on January 22.

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JULY 2017

Vol. 11 - No. 12










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