Most small Canadian Companies not ready to take advantage of CETA, experts say

~ Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press   Few small Canadian companies export and are probably not ready for increased access to the 16.5 trillion Euro economy, according to Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters. MONTREAL – While some Canadian companies are eager to boost exports to Europe, small firms that make up the vast majority of businesses lack the global ambition to take …

Trudeau-Trump will be no ‘bromance’

Trudeau-Trump will be no ‘bromance’ Colin Robertson The Globe and Mail  Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 5:00AM EST This week’s election result surprised most Canadians, but now we need to prepare for a Trump administration. The kind of “bromance” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau developed with U.S. President Barack Obama is unlikely to be repeated. Nevertheless, Mr. Trudeau needs to personally lead …

On innovation, pipelines and carbon tax

The FDI Canada forum on October 18-19, 2016, brought together 120+ professionals from across the globe to explore the investment and expansion opportunities available in the Canadian Marketplace. This conference discussed the importance of Foreign Direct Investment activity in Canada while providing an opportunity for Canadian and global businesses to discuss Canadian FDI policy with investment and government advisers. One of …

Rainmaker announces a new digital technology platform

Rainmaker Founders, Clark Grue and Tim Kozmyk, are excited to see Rainmaker leading the way for Canadian businesses in the digital space through this timely platform. According to Mr Kozmyk, “Rainmaker was founded in 2007, one year before the iPhone changed our world.  The iPhone revolution paved the way for Rainmaker to develop a technology platform to deliver its expertise …

The 9-11 Effect on Canada-US Relations:Trade, Tourism, Trust

A very good piece on Canada-US trade and the border as written by Colin Robertson, a former Canadian diplomat, now, is a senior advisor to Dentons LLP living in Ottawa and working with the Business Council of Canada.  He is vice-president and fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.  He is an Executive Fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of …

A New Approach To Client & Supplier Management

One of our clients, Engie Fabricom, shares some insight into challenges faced in the new day of Western Canada’s Industry; requiring new thinking, approaches and innovations. The traditional approach to contracting in Western Canada often generates adversarialism between parties, leading to increased costs and delays on all sides.  Learn about Alliancing, a more collaborative approach to contracting, based on a shared …

TECNOVATE16, June 22, 2016, Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

TECNOVATE16, formerly known as the TECTERRA Geomatics Showcase, will be a day of innovation, commerce and networking for the geospatial industry. We are very excited for the event this year as it has grown and evolved. We have also secured prestigious Keynote Speakers, Calgary’s own Manjit Minhas, CEO of Minhas Breweries and Distillery and judge on CBC’s Dragons’ Den, as …

HKCBA National Conference

Expanding to Asia?  Active in Hong Kong, China and Asia?  Seeking additional business opportunities? Join us June 2 – 4, 2016 in Calgary for our inaugural National Conference highlighting Canada’s entrepreneurial spirit with our flagship National Investment Pitch Competition.  We will also uncover recent trends in Hong Kong, China and Asia, celebrate successful business initiatives between Canada and Hong Kong as …

Coming soon to your neighbourhood …

The Export Readiness Roadshow! With the Alberta economy in a time of transition, it can be difficult to estimate when the activity will return to the levels we experienced up until 2014.  Many Alberta companies are evaluating ways to sustain and grow their businesses in this challenging time.  The Export Readiness Roadshow will bring together multiple agencies and professional firms to present …

Go Canada! Let’s Lead Again

It wasn’t too long ago Canada was seen as a beacon for doing good work in our world. We brought nations together to discuss ways to solve difficult global conflicts and were suppliers of resources to the world. Ask any veteran about our contributions to the World Wars or any major conflicts our allies faced. We were proud of this …

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Rainmaker expands into Mexico

February 2016. Rainmaker Global Business Development is pleased to announce that it is expanding into Mexico. Rainmaker Press Release Mexico