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Northern Ireland in 2022!

2022 highlights from Northern Ireland in Canada this year:

  • Northern Ireland’s Kairos working with the Toronto Arrows - Twitter

  • CDE Global from Northern Ireland are working to deliver a multi million dollar Construction and Demolition Waste plant in Calgary Alberta. New CDE plant for Calgary Aggregate Recycling | Agg-Net

  • McConnell’s Irish Whisky from the Belfast Distillery Co. will be landing in the LCBO for March 2023!

  • Dunville’s Irish Whiskey from the County Down Echlinville Distillery won Whiskey of the Year at the Irish Whiskey Awards, this is available in the LCBO. Dunville's named Whiskey of the Year | Echlinville Distillery

  • Belfast headquartered Software company Flowlens which is a A cloud MRP and CRM System for Manufacturers announced a strategic partnership with Ontario based Hawkins & Co. Flowlens - manufacturing software! - Hawkins and Co. cloud MRP and CRM System (

  • Northern Ireland’s Kainos continues to grow in Toronto, keep an eye on their careers page if you know any know anyone looking for a career change in one of the fastest growing software companies globally. Adaptive planning (

  • Northern Ireland’s MPA recruitment continue to expand in Toronto – if you need any assistance with hiring in the new year Conall Anderson and his team would be delighted to speak to you. MPA Recruitment

  • There are strong diaspora links between Toronto and Northern Ireland, these were celebrated in November with a Northern Irish Connections, and Queen’s University Belfast Alumni networking event in November. The diaspora includes Her Honour Elizabeth Dowdeswell the Lt Governor who was born in Belfast. If you’re interested in learning more about Northern Ireland’s Global diaspora work you can sign up to the NI Connections newsletter here. NI Connections.

In 2023 Belfast will be part of a three city Tech Mission to the UK being led by DIT and Invest Northern Ireland Americas– Canada is supporting the Belfast visit, deadline is January 14th and the mission will be running in March 2023. More info here: Home ( - stay tuned for details!

Happy Holidays!

Michael Barton

Regional Director– Trade & Investment

Invest Northern Ireland Americas– Canada


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