AGM and Summer Party

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In keeping with the vagaries of Montreal’s June weather, the ICCC’s AGM was held upstairs in Hurley’s Irish Pub in the evening of June 10, 2015. President Vivian Doyle-Kelly extended his thanks for their valuable contribution to board members David O’Neill and Jim Kellett who had completed their terms of office. David, who had served… Read more »

Wrap-up of the Year 2014

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The year 2014 was especially busy for us. We held twelve networking nights, welcomed an 11-member business delegation from Ireland with five events held over two days, co-hosted Ireland’s Minister of Finance, held two pub quiz nights, greeted business students from UCC and UCD, and wrapped up at our annual Christmas reception. None of this… Read more »

IBCA delegates to Meet with Mayor Coderre

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The ICCC today announced that ICBA delegates will pay a courtesy call on the mayor of Montréal, Denis Coderre, in the afternoon of October 8. In addition to showcasing the level of the delegation and the potential for new investment in Montreal, the meeting underlines the close links between Ireland and the City of Montréal,… Read more »

Irish Trade Delegation to Canada

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On October 8, 2014, the Montreal chapter of the ICCC will host a delegation of Irish companies in Montreal. This one-day visit forms part of a three-day trade mission to Canada organised by our counterpart in Dublin, the Ireland Canada Business Association (ICBA). We are pleased to advise that McCarthy Tétrault will be sponsoring a… Read more »

Youth-focused Craic agus Comhrá

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Craic & Comhrá will take place as usual on Thursday, July 31 in The Irish Embassy Pub. We have had a great turnout for the last two Craic networking events, which have encompassed both a youth focus in welcoming newly arrived Irish to Montreal and getting together with the established Irish community and organizations in… Read more »

ICCC Welcomes New Corporate Member OiLChef

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The ICCC is delighted to present OiLChef, its newly signed-up corporate member. The Montreal-based company specializes in nanotechnology- based solutions for the professional restaurant, hotel, bar and catering industry. When its OiLChef technology is fitted into a deep fryer, it doubles the life of cooking oil, reduces the environmental impact and also reduces the oil… Read more »

CETA Could Generate Extra $200M in Canada-Ireland Business, Noonan Says

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At the breakfast conference organized yesterday by the ICCC in Montreal, Michael Noonan, Ireland’s minister for Finance, emphasized the importance of the recently inked CETA agreement for Canada-Ireland trade and commerce. “CETA could generate $200M in additional Canada-Irish business” and create 40,000 new jobs in Canada, he said. That Ireland had the honour of hosting presidency… Read more »

Breakfast conference with Ireland’s Finance Minister

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The Montreal chapter of the ICCC and the Embassy of Ireland are pleased to announce a breakfast conference with the Irish Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, on March 14 in Montreal. Guests at the Deloitte-hosted conference will participate in a lively discussion on Ireland’s economy and the growing bilateral relationship between Canada and Ireland. To… Read more »

Successful Reception Endorses Choice of Earlier Date

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Patrons made new friends and kept old ones at the well-attended Christmas reception on December 3 in the Le Westin Hotel. The strength of the turnout endorses the choice to hold the reception in early December, rather than in the second week of December, as had been the ICCC tradition. Talented violinist Kate Bevan-Baker (www.katebevanbaker.com)… Read more »

ICCC Welcomes New Member Martine Ménard

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The Montreal chapter of the Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome new member Martine Ménard. A business development professional, Martine has spent the majority of her career working in the environmental business (waste management, recycling programs and wastewater treatment). Currently, she is a market specialist in the employ of Avmor Ltd., a Laval-based… Read more »