BCCTC June Newsletter

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Greetings! We hope you are well and enjoying the summer! Below you will find a selection of interesting news and offers for you, from the world's top events to local affairs. The BCCTC aims to bring not only relevant information to you, but to connect you with the right channels, and we make this possible through our members and partners. Contact us to find out more.

This weekend, the UK hosts the Group of 7, the only forum where the world’s most influential and open societies and advanced economies are brought together for close-knit discussions. PM Boris Johnson priority is “build back better after Covid”. G7 summitorganizers aim for this to be the the first carbon-neutral G7 summit and PM Johnson is expected to urge other leaders to join the UK in setting the target of reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050*. * "The G7 circus has rolled into town—here’s what to expect". Alongside its prominence in the G7 calendar, the Business 7 (B7) Summit, led by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), is a key milestone in the build up to COP26, galvanizing business ambition and showcasing breakthroughs in the climate and nature space and an opportunity to deliver on a number of key climate objectives. The UK is hosting the UN COP26 Climate Change conference in Glasgow in November 2021.

Sustainable Cities Series: A Tale of Two Cities June 15 and 17, 2021 On behalf of the Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce (CUKCC) and the Scottish North America Business Council (SNABC) we have the pleasure to invite you to a 2-day Sustainable Cities Series on climate change and carbon reduction. Focusing on London/Toronto in advance of COP26.

UK-Canada Trade Summit Zero-Emission Vehicles June 24, 2021 Transforming the Market Industry Towards Net Zero – This webinar will focus on enhancing business opportunities, visibility, and networking opportunities for UK and Canadian companies. Automotive, supply chain and tech companies from across the UK & Canada are invited to join us to learn more ZEV business opportunities across both nations. From battery manufacturing, to vehicle assembly &technology integration, this event will focus on enhancing trade, investment, business opportunities, visibility, and networking opportunities for UK and Canadian companies. Register here.


Jonathan Turner, new British Consul General, Calgary, Canada. Covering Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, arrives to Canada.

Photo copyright Jonathan Turner.






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