The Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce requests the pleasure of your company at our Annual Christmas Lunch held once again at Painters’ Hall. If you wish to attend the lunch please kindly register on our website and process payment as soon as possible. Please advise the Chamber of any dietary requirements. The closing date for cancellations and refunds will be midday on Friday 24 November 2023. This years Keynote Speaker will be The Honourable Todd Smith, Minister of Energy, Government of Ontario. We will also have live music from Butcher's Brew and will be raising funds for charity in our raffle.
Canada and the UK have a long and prestigious history of mutual collaboration and partnership, and a dedication to the advancement of the Health and Life Sciences industries. Adapting to global health changes and needs, both countries are forging ahead with ambitious plans to support various sectors within the industry. This event held at Level 39, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AB will explore how Canada and the UK are building ecosystems, looking at collaborative R&D partnerships and cross border investment strategies to accelerate growth and innovation. The event will look at the current state of the Life Sciences industry and what this means for: • Ecosystem development • Investment opportunities • Commercialization strategies and risk mitigation • Cross border partnership strategies • Growth opportunities in each country The event presented by the Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce, AxialBridge, Canary Wharf Group and Kadans Science Partner, will
Join the Canada UK-Chamber of Commerce for this engaging briefing with Katy Bennett, Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Consulting at PwC UK. On 25 September 2023, the FCA and the PRA issued consultation papers (CPs) proposing a new regulatory framework for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in financial services: CP23/20 and CP18/23, respectively. The wide-ranging proposals cover: data monitoring, reporting and public disclosure; target setting; D&I strategies; governance and accountability; risk management; and non-financial misconduct. In the session, we will discuss: - An overview of the regulation - The business implications and/or specific implications for Canadian firms - The differences to Canadian practice and requirements - What firms need to do to meet the deadlines The deadline for refunds and cancellations will be 12pm on Friday 8 December 2023.
The Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce invites you to a breakfast & Panel Discussion titled 'COP28 Reflection: The Role of Canada and the UK in a Just Energy Transition' with AtkinsRealis, Hatch & Teck Resources at Canada House. With increasing regulatory and stakeholder pressures upon governments and industry to make ambitious commitments to reduce emissions in the race to net zero, the potential social consequences of a Just Energy Transition are coming under increasing scrutiny. The invasion of Ukraine increased energy prices globally and highlighted the vulnerability of the world’s energy supplies. The British Government has faced backlash for a roll back of UK commitments to reduce financial ramifications at a household level. Thermal coal remains a critical commodity within the developing world, underpinning both livelihoods and access to power. Drawing upon the outcomes of COP28, our panel will discuss this important emerging issue, reflecting upon the critical balance between environmental objectives and the