We are pleased to welcome our latest corporate supporter - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
The Caisse's mission is to achieve an optimal return on the deposits of its clients, or depositors, while contributing to Québec's economic development.
Created in 1965, the Caisse is now one of the largest institutional fund managers in Canada and North America. The leading private equity investor in Canada, it is also one of the 10 largest real estate asset managers in the world.
The Caisse’s financial soundness has earned it the best credit ratings issued by the following credit rating agencies: Moody's Investors Service, Standard and Poor's, and Dominion Bond Rating Service.
In support of the Canadian Government’s International Experience Canada (Abroad) initiative, CACC has recently established an Australian Job Bank to better connect Canadian working holiday participants coming to Australia with Australian employers looking to tap into a pool of 7,000 working holiday visa holders (18-30 years old) each year with qualifications and experiences in a wide range of fields.
The services are free to both job seekers and
Trowbridge International Tax, based out of Toronto, will be hosting Canadian Tax Planning Seminar in Sydney and Brisbane. The Sydney presentations will be on
Monday, June 1, 2015 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at the Hilton Sydney: Level 1
(rooms 3 & 4) - 488 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000,
Australia. There will be a second session the same day from 6:00 PM – 8:00
PM. The presentations are free. To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Invitation to Sydney lecture May 25 at 6:15pm
Invitation to Canberra lecture May 26 at 6:15pm
Invitation to Melbourne lecture May 27 at 6:30pm
The calendar of events for April-May is now available: Click here
Preston Manning is visiting Australia and the Australian Business Executive Magazine's publisher - Canadian Jesse Landry is hosting an evening conversation with him at The Occidental Hotel Sydney on April 7. Details can be found at:
and tickets are available here:
The Japan Foundation, Sydney to at the end of this month is holding an event that may be of interest to the local Canadian community.
The events centre around Canadian-born Katsura Sunshine, who is professionally trained in rakugo, the traditional Japanese art of comic storytelling. He will appear in a talk event on March 26 in conversation with the biographer of Henry Black, an Australian who became the first-ever Western rakugo artist in Japan around a century ago. He will then do a solo rakugo show on March 28. Both events will be held at The Japan Foundation, Sydney premises and are free of charge (RSVP essential).
If you want to have your say on the proposed Single Touch Payroll initiative, the ATO wants to hear from you.The ATO’s Deputy Commissioner John Dardo says: "Under the initiative, employers will be able to meet their PAYGW and superannuation obligations automatically, every time they pay employees.“It will also simplify taking on new employees, by streamlining Tax File Number (TFN) declarations and Super Choice forms.” The closing date for written submissions to SingleTouchPayroll@ato.gov.au is 6 March 2015. For more information, go to the Single Touch Payroll discussion paper on ato.gov.au.
February 2015 edition of CACC's news letter issued
Visit the CACC JOB BANK:
A free job employment search platform
The CACC Job Bank was created to better connect employers with skilled Canadians on an Australian working holiday visa. You can view jobs and post employment opportunities for FREE through the CACC Job Bank.
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