• 18 Sep 2015 8:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

     Urban Ventures Network (UVN - http://urbanvn.com). UVN is Vancouver venture incubator for immigrant-entrepreneurs to create and lead original startups inspired by the future of cities. Through the Canadian Startup Visa program they become part of an elite network of entrepreneurs and urban solutions committed to reinventing and revitalizing all of Earth’s ten thousand cities.

  • 28 Aug 2015 10:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear Elector

    A general election will be held on October 19, 2015.

    If you are eligible to vote and would like to vote by special ballot, apply as early as possible.

    Allow time for your application to reach Elections Canada, for a special ballot voting kit to be sent to you, and for your marked ballot to return to Elections Canada.

    Your application must reach Elections Canada by 6.00 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday October 13, 2015.

    Your marked special ballot must reach Elections Canada by the deadline, 6.00 pm Eastern Time on Monday October 19, 2015, or it will not be counted.

    The application for Registration and Special Ballot for Canadian citizens residing outside of Canada is available on Elections Canada’s website.

    To download an application, please click on the link “Get a special ballot application form”  http://www.elections.ca/content.aspx?section=vot&dir=reg/svr&document=index&lang=e 

    Best regards,


    Cher / Chère électeur,

    Une élection générale aura lieu le 19 octobre 2015.

    Si vous êtes admissible à voter et que vous souhaitez le faire par bulletin spécial, présentez une demande le plus tôt possible.

    Prévoyez suffisamment de temps pour que votre demande parvienne à Élections Canada, pour qu’il vous envoie la trousse de vote par bulletin spécial et pour que vous retourniez votre bulletin rempli à Élections Canada.

    Élections Canada doit recevoir votre demande avant 18 h heure de l'Est le mardi 13 octobre 2015.

    Votre bulletin de vote rempli doit parvenir à Élections Canada au plus tard à l'échéance de 18 h heure de l'Est le lundi 19 octobre 2015; autrement, il ne sera pas dépouillé.

    La demande d'inscription et le bulletin de vote spécial à l’intention des électeurs canadiens résidant à l’étranger sont disponibles sur le site web d’Élections Canada.

    Pour télécharger le formulaire, veuillez cliquer sur le lien "obtenir une demande d’inscription de bulletin spécial"  http://www.elections.ca/content.aspx?section=vot&dir=reg/svr&document=index&lang=f

    Bien cordialement,

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  • 17 Aug 2015 8:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

     The Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce (CACC) Queensland invites you to network with fellow Canadian/Australian business owners, executives and professionals and enjoy some world class baseball on the Gold Coast!!! 

    Prior to both teams participating in the Under 18 World baseball championships in Japan later this month and early September, Australia will be hosting Canada for a series of matches and we thought it would be a great networking opportunity for CACC Queensland to attend the game on Sunday 23 August!


    Australia vs Canada Under 18s Baseball  Sunday 23 August @ 1pm

    Surfers Paradise Baseball Facility (Sir Bruce Small Park)Enter off Allchurch Avenue near Pindara Hospital (Benowa)

    Pre-game and post-game activities

    No Admission cost

    Food and Beverage available for purchase

    A formal invitation will follow, but please respond to qld@cacc.com.au with your initial interest!

  • 06 Aug 2015 8:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce and KPMG

    to host an invitation only dinner discussion on September 16 with

    Mark Wiseman

     President and Chief Executive Officer 

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)



    Mark Wiseman President & Chief Executive Officer, CPPIB

    About CPPIB
    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to pay current benefits on behalf of 18 million contributors and beneficiaries. Headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, New York City and São Paulo, CPPIB is governed and managed independently of the Canada Pension Plan and at arm's length from governments. At March 31, 2015, the CPP Fund totalled C$264.6 billion. For more information about CPPIB, please visit www.cppib.com.

  • 11 Jul 2015 9:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Australian Institute of International Affairs is partnering with the Australian National University and Bond University to present the 'Australian Diplomacy Today Symposium' at the Australian National University on 28 August 2015. The event will be opened by the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Peter Varghese AO.

    The symposium has the aim of bringing the small but growing community of practitioners and scholars with an interest in Australian diplomacy together to reflect, share ideas and critique recent successes and developments in Australian diplomacy and to consider challenges and opportunities ahead.

    It will be a full-day event with a reception to follow, supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Public Diplomacy Division. There will be a number of prominent speakers presenting on a broad range of topics grouped into four areas of diplomacy: Forums, Tools, Actors and Themes. Following each group of presentations, a practitioner with rich experience in the field will give a response to the addresses.

    The symposium will be free and open to the public through online bookings. To view the program and register your attendance CLICK HERE

  • 11 Jul 2015 9:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Entry is via your state or territory export awards programme where finalists and winners will be honoured.  Winners from the state and territory awards will automatically progress to the national stage for the Australian Export Awards.

    National finalists will be selected in 12 national categories and will be invited to participate in networking and promotional activities designed to support your international business. 

    Applications are closing soon! For more information about the Australian Export Awards and application closing dates visit: www.exportawards.gov.au

  • 11 Jul 2015 9:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Air Canada Adds Brisbane to its Expanding International Network

    • The only year-round, non-stop flights between Canada and the capital city of Queensland, a major business hub and gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Australia’s Gold Coast,    
    •  Complements Air Canada’s year-round, daily non-stop flights to Sydney, Australia.

    Flights to Brisbane will initially operate three times weekly using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners beginning June 17, 2016, with the intention to increase to daily service, subject to obtaining the necessary government approvals.

    Tickets for Air Canada’s new Brisbane flights will be available for purchase starting July 16, 2015.   Flights begin June 17, 2016, operating three times weekly with the carrier’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft featuring 20 International Business Class lie-flat seat suites, 21 Premium Economy and 210 Economy Class seats featuring upgraded in-flight entertainment at every seat throughout the aircraft.  Flights are timed to optimize connectivity to and from Air Canada’s extensive North American network through the airline’s Vancouver hub, while also offering in Brisbane, excellent connectivity across Australia.  All Air Canada flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and redemption and, for eligible customers, priority check-in, Maple Leaf Lounge access, priority boarding and other benefits.






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    Vancouver (YVR)

    Brisbane (BNE)



    (+2 days)

    Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday


    Brisbane (BNE)

    Vancouver (YVR)



    Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday

    This year to date, Air Canada has launched new international services from Montreal-Venice, Montreal-Mexico City, Toronto-Amsterdam, Vancouver-Osaka, with Toronto-Dubai and Toronto-Delhi launching this fall.

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