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2013 Recap of Events.

January 14, 2013: a luncheon discussion, together with a Swedish Parliament delegation, Swedish Institute, Embassy of Sweden, Honorary Council of Toronto, Business Sweden and representatives from the Swedish Canadian business community.

2013-01-14:  Luncheon discussion, together with a Swedish Parliament delegation, Swedish Institute, Embassy of Sweden, Honorary Council of Toronto, Business Sweden and representatives from the Swedish Canadian business community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-01-14  January 14, 2013; The opening of The Raoul Wallenberg exhibit, hosted by Toronto Reference Library.

2013-01-14  The opening of The Raoul Wallenberg exhibit, hosted by Toronto Reference Library.

 

 

2013-01-15 Raoul Wallenberg panel discussion

2013-01-15 Raoul Wallenberg panel discussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-01-31 from left to right Honorary Council Lars Henriksson, Lennart(Len) P. Kleine incoming Chair SCCC,Swedish Ambassador to Canada, Teppo Taurianen and Kristofer Fröjd, Market Unit Manager Business Sweden-The Swedish Trade & Invest Council

2013-01-31  Joint effort for brand”Sweden”  from left to right Honorary Council Lars Henriksson, Lennart(Len) P. Kleine incoming Chair SCCC,Swedish Ambassador to Canada, Teppo Taurianen and Kristofer Fröjd, Market Unit Manager Business Sweden-The Swedish Trade & Invest Council.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-02-05 We joined our German and EUCCAN (European Chambers of Commerce in Canada) colleagues New Year’s party at St Lawrence Left to right. Lennart (Len) P. Kleine SCCC , Tuula Kivinen Director of EUCCAN, Milo Vassallo Honorary Member EUCCAN.

2013-02-05 We joined our German and EUCCAN (European Chambers of Commerce in Canada) colleagues New Year’s party at St Lawrence
Left to right. Lennart (Len) P. Kleine SCCC , Tuula Kivinen Director of EUCCAN, Milo Vassallo Honorary Member EUCCAN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-02-20 "Global Cities: Revitalization versus Redevelopment. The future of Toronto's Waterfront" Ms. Marisa Piattelli will discuss the revitalization of Toronto's waterfront - the largest urban revitalization project in North America and one of the largest in the world.

2013-02-20 “Global Cities: Revitalization versus Redevelopment. The future of Toronto’s Waterfront”
Ms. Marisa Piattelli will discuss the revitalization of Toronto’s waterfront – the largest urban revitalization project in North America and one of the largest in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-02-21 Board Meeting Incoming Chairman Len Kleine, Resigning Chairman Erik Thorsruth, Vice-Chair Roy Lizzi

2013-02-21 Board Meeting
Incoming Chairman Len Kleine, Resigning Chairman Erik Thorsrud, Vice-Chair Roy Lizzi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-02-22 Len Kleine with Magnus Andersson former  Swedish Trade Commissioner Magnus Andersson

2013-02-22 Len Kleine with former Swedish Trade Commissioner Magnus Andersson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-03-01  CETA update with Parliamentary Secretary Keddy

2013-03-01  EUCCAN VIP invitation; CETA update with Parliamentary Secretary Keddy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-03-05 VIP invitation On behalf of Maurizio Cellini, Head of the Economic and Commercial Affairs Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Canada

2013-03-05 VIP invitation On behalf of Maurizio Cellini, Head of the Economic and Commercial Affairs Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-03-21  Marie Larsson with Ilona Manning Senior Sales Manager Associations, Svenska Mässan Göteborg,

2013-03-21 Marie Larsson with Ilona Manning
Senior Sales Manager Associations, Svenska Mässan Göteborg,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-03-27 Matts Sundin and Len Kleine

2013-03-27 Mats Sundin and Len Kleine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-04-01- Planning meeting for Lucia at Fairmont Royal York Hotel with Carole Milic, Keith McCauley, Marie Larsson and Lennart Kleine

2013-04-01– Planning meeting for Lucia at Fairmont Royal York Hotel with Carole Milic, Keith McCauley, Marie Larsson and Lennart Kleine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-04-04 European Union on the Edge: True Political Union or Disintegration, Breakfast seminar with Jürgen CREUTZMANN, European Parliament  and EUCCAN Bord of Directors.

2013-04-04 European Union on the Edge: True Political Union or Disintegration, Breakfast seminar with Jürgen
CREUTZMANN, European Parliament
and EUCCAN Bord of Directors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-04-10 By-law meeting Erik Thorsrud, Len Kleine and Roy Lizzi

2013-04-10 By-law meeting
Erik Thorsrud, Len Kleine and Roy Lizzi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-04-16 Hammarby-Sjöstad-Low-Carbon-Presentation Hon. Konsul Lars Henriksson, Kristofer Fröjd Business - Sweden

2013-04-16 Hammarby-Sjöstad-Low-Carbon-Presentation at Uof T
Presenter Erik Freudenthal  Hon. Konsul Lars Henriksson, E.A.R Architects Graemer Stewart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-05-02 Away From the Keyboard. Featured Swedish Hot doc

2013-05-02 Away From the Keyboard. Featured Swedish Hot doc

2013 05 16: Round Table Discussion and Europe Day with Minister Fast & CETA update.
Front: Mr Corrado Paina, ICCT- Mr.Christian Frayssignes, BCBC- Ms. Marie Larsson, SCCC- Honorable Ed Fast-Ms. Yvonne Denz CGCIC
Back: President of EUCCAN, Mr.Thomas Beck CGCIC- Mr. Anders Fisker, DCCC- Dr. Robert Luck, ACGCS- Mr. Stephen Klauss CPCCT Mr. Norman Morris BCCTC

2013-05-16 Axel Kindbom,Minister Ed Fast, Marie Larsson, George Preger

2013-05-16 Axel Kindbom,Minister Ed Fast, Marie Larsson, George Preger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-06-03 Platinum Membership Plaque presented to President Erik Thorsrud, AtlasCopco/Dynapac.

2013-06-03
Platinum Membership Plaque presented to President Erik Thorsrud, AtlasCopco/Dynapac.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-06-06 : Swedish National Day Celebration at the Honorary Council, Lars Henriksson private residence Hon. Council Lars Henriksson with wife Carol and Claes Fredriksson Swedish Press Kristofer Frojd Business Sweden.

2013-06-06 : Swedish National Day Celebration at the Honorary Council, Lars Henriksson private residence Hon. Council Lars Henriksson with wife Carol and Claes Fredriksson Swedish Press Kristofer Frojd Business Sweden.

 

 Hon. Council Lars Henriksson with wife Carol and SCCC Chairman Len Kleine.

Hon. Council Lars Henriksson with wife Carol and SCCC Chairman Len Kleine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-06-07: Honorary Membership Plaques presented to Volvo at Robert Motors SCCC Chairman Len Kleine with Sales Manager, Gary Sodoski and General Manager, Rory O’Connor at Robert Motors www.robertvolvo.com

2013-06-07: Honorary Membership Plaques presented to Volvo at Robert Motors SCCC Chairman Len Kleine with Sales Manager, Gary Sodoski and General Manager, Rory O’Connor at Robert Motors www.robertvolvo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-06-07: Honorary Membership Plaques presented to Robert J McMillan President of Volvo Mississauga www.volvoofmississauga.com

2013-06-07: Honorary Membership Plaques presented to Robert J McMillan President of Volvo Mississauga www.volvoofmississauga.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-06-07: Honorary Membership Plaques presented to President John Martins at Volvo of Oakville www.volvoofoakville.com and Volvo Hamilton  www.volvohamilton.com

2013-06-07: Honorary Membership Plaques presented to President John Martins at Volvo of Oakville www.volvoofoakville.com and Volvo Hamilton www.volvohamilton.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 10: SWEA’s Jenny Lind Concert Soprano Magdalena Risberg accompanied by David Huang on Piano performed works by, Peterson-Berger, Grieg, Sibelius, Schubert, Ravel and more to an enthusiastic audience.

2013-06-10: SWEA’s Jenny Lind Concert
Soprano Magdalena Risberg accompanied by David Huang on Piano performed works by, Peterson-Berger, Grieg, Sibelius, Schubert, Ravel and more to an enthusiastic audience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Hon. Council Lars Henriksson, David Huang, Magdalena Risberg and Sweden's Ambassador to Canada, Teppo Tauriainen

Hon. Council Lars Henriksson, David Huang, Magdalena Risberg and Sweden’s Ambassador to Canada, Teppo Tauriainen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-06-17: EUCCAN (European Chambers of Commerce in Canada ) - Board Meeting and AGM. Mr. Daniel Correia TD Waterhouse, Ms. Marie Larsson SCCC and Mr. Milo Vassallo, Honorary Member EUCCAN

2013-06-17: EUCCAN (European Chambers of Commerce in Canada ) – Board Meeting and AGM. Mr. Daniel Correia TD Waterhouse, Ms. Marie Larsson SCCC and Mr. Milo Vassallo, Honorary Member EUCCAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-06- 19: A working Lunch with Minister of Citizenship and Immigration ( Hon. Michael Coteau) & Ontario”s Ethnic Chambers of Commerce. The purpose of this meeting was to consult on immigration matter specifically the The Expression of Interest Model (EOI) Ontario's Ethnic Chambers of Commerce.

2013-06- 19: A working Lunch with Minister of Citizenship and Immigration ( Hon. Michael Coteau) & Ontario”s Ethnic Chambers of Commerce.
The purpose of this meeting was to consult on immigration matter specifically the The Expression of Interest Model (EOI) Ontario’s Ethnic Chambers of Commerce.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hon. Michael Coteau MPP ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Allan O’Dette President & CEO Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Robert Hardt Senior vice president Industry sector SIEMENS at the Press Conference.

Hon. Michael Coteau MPP ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Allan O’Dette President & CEO Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Robert Hardt Senior vice president Industry sector SIEMENS at the Press Conference.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-06-19: The Young Professionals Focus Group have their first meeting at the Distillery District The SCCC is held a small focus group to assess what young professionals would like to see as a members of the Chamber. Rebecka Högdahl, Hiral Amin and Aaron Shapland

2013-06-19: The Young Professionals Focus Group have their first meeting at the Distillery District
The SCCC is held a small focus group to assess what young professionals would like to see as a members of the Chamber. Rebecka Högdahl, Hiral Amin and Aaron Shapland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-06-27 Chairman's Dinner SCCC Chairman Len Kleine, with his predecessor Erik Thorsrud, sharing a Nors joke!

2013-06-27 Chairman’s Dinner
SCCC Chairman Len Kleine, with his predecessor Erik Thorsrud, sharing a Nors joke!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-07-01 Barbershop event in Scarborough
Two barbershop groups from Sweden recently took part in the International Barbershop Championships in Toronto. The Swedish Champions from 2012, Ringmasters and Lemon Squeezy were in Toronto to defend their titles from Portland last year. The Canada Day event held in Scarborough, Toronto was well attended and the enthusiasm for this year contest was high. Fun to see that Barbershop is gaining grounds with the younger generation….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lemon Squeezy

2013-07-11: Volvo of Oakville & Hamilton sponsoring the the week long #Volvo #GHYRA #Regatta  Brad Painter Volvo Cars of Canada, John Martins with wife Silvia, Volvo Of Oakville/Hamilton, SCCC Chairman Len Kleine and Hon. Council Lars Henriksson

2013-07-11: Volvo of Oakville & Hamilton sponsoring the the week long #Volvo #GHYRA #Regatta Brad Painter Volvo Cars of Canada, John Martins with wife Silvia, Volvo Of Oakville/Hamilton, SCCC Chairman Len Kleine and Hon. Council Lars Henriksson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hon. Council Lars Henriksson with rep from Mackmyra Swedish Whisky

Hon. Council Lars Henriksson with rep from Mackmyra Swedish Whiskey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The SCCC Volvo C30 was on display for the whole week... receiving a lot of attention.

The SCCC Volvo C30 was on display for the whole week… receiving a lot of attention.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-07-12: Platinum Membership Plaque delivered to SANDVIK.President and CEO, Dave Thompson with Administrative Assistant Aida Filo

2013-07-12: Platinum Membership Plaque delivered to SANDVIK.President and CEO, Dave Thompson with Administrative Assistant Aida Filo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2013-07-18: Board Meeting at Volvo Cars of Canada

2013-07-18: Board Meeting at Volvo Cars of Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-07-27 - IKEA Vaughan 10 year Celebration 021

2013-07-27: IKEA Vaughan 10 Year Celebration Ms. Sandra Yeung-Racco (Ward 4 Councillor, City of Vaughan); Mr. David Brady (Store Manager IKEA Vaughan); Hon. Maurizio Bevilacqua (Mayor, City of Vaughan); Ms. Marilyn Lafrate (Councillor, Ward 1, City of Vaughan); Ms. Deb Schulte (Regional Councillor, City of Vaughan)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  2013-08-14: Networking Bash Jordan Jacobs from Club-Link with friend.

2013-08-14: Networking Bash Jordan Jacobs from Club-Link with friend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2013-08-14-Networking-Bash-at-Atlantis-Toronto

2013-08-14-Networking-Bash-at-Atlantis-Toronto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-08-29 Volvo Villa Hon. Platinum Member.  Chairman Len Kleine, Owner Pauline Chung, General Manager Donald Robidas

2013-08-29 Volvo Villa and Volvo Unionville – Hon. Platinum Members. Chairman Len Kleine, Owner Pauline Chung, General Manager Donald Robidas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-09-05-NCCGT

2013-09-05-NCCGT
Sweden won the NCCGT for the third year running!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2013-09-07: Crayfish and BBQ party at Whitby Marina,

2013-09-07: Crayfish and BBQ party at Whitby Marina,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Len Kleine and Axel Kindbom... biting off another schnapps song!

Len Kleine and Axel Kindbom… biting off another schnapps song!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-09-20:  European Young Professionals Study Tour, visiting EUCCAN

2013-09-20: European Young Professionals Study Tour, visiting EUCCAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-09-26 Young Professionals presentation to the SCCC Board. Ingela Baker, Agata Leszkiewicz, Rebecka Högdahl, Aaron Shapland, George Preger, Axel Kindbom

2013-09-26 Young Professionals presentation to the SCCC Board.
Ingela Baker, Agata Leszkiewicz, Rebecka Högdahl, Aaron Shapland, George Preger, Axel Kindbom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-10-07: Swedish Government Delegation, on official business. Ann-Charlotte Hammar Johnsson, Anne Marie Broden, Annicka Engblom, Boriana Åberg, Henrik Ripa

2013-10-07: Swedish Government Delegation, on official business. Ann-Charlotte Hammar Johnsson, Anne Marie Broden, Annicka Engblom, Boriana Åberg, Henrik Ripa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-10.15: PUB Night with UK and Scandinavian Chambers PUB Night with UK and Scandinavian Chambers: Co Host from the Danish Chamber, Anders Fisker (furthest right) making sure a good time was had by all.

2013-10.15: PUB Night with UK and Scandinavian Chambers PUB Night with UK and Scandinavian Chambers: Co Host from the Danish Chamber, Anders Fisker (furthest right) making sure a good time was had by all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-10-18 - DOM International - Platinum Plaque Membership 001

2013-10-18 – Robert Sloan, Domenic Porporo and Mario Porporo, from DOM International Limited, receiving their SCCC Platinum Membership Plaque.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2013-10-21 - EUCCAN - Executive meeting

2013-10-21 – EUCCAN – Executive meeting President of EUCCAN, Mr.Thomas Beck CGCIC- Mr. Stephen Klauss CPCCT Mr. Corrado Paina ICCO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-10-21-NCCGT-Debriefing-meeting

2013-10-21-NCCGT-Debriefing-meeting Anders Fisker DCCC, Len Kleine SCCC, Johanna Tarvainen CFCC and Jordan Jacobs Club Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-10-25-CETA update, arranged by OCC

2013-10-25-CETA update, arranged by OCC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-10-28-Roy-Lizzi-Lucia-planning-meeting

2013-10-28-Roy Lizzi-Lucia-planning-meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-10-28-Volvo-Trucks-Platinum-Membership-Plaque

2013-10-28-Volvo-Trucks-Platinum-Membership-Plaque

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2013-10-23 - Young Professionals - Meeting with MaRS

2013-10-23 – Young Professionals – Meeting with MaRS
Rebecka Högdahl and Aaron Shaplan, Vordic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-11-03-Lucia-Quire-Rehearsals

2013-11-03-Lucia Choir-Rehearsals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-11-07-Newmarket-Volvo

2013-11-07– Marcel Algier, Newmarket Volvoi received his Hon. Platinum Membership plaque

 

 

 

 

 

 

SKF Solution Factory

 2013-11-07 SKF Solution Factory Grand Opening.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hon Consul Lars Henriksson, Håkan Söderholm TetraPak, mark Engelen Vovo Cars Canada, Sweden's ambassador to Canada Teppo Taurianen, Joao.Ricciarelli SKF

Hon Consul Lars Henriksson, Håkan Söderholm TetraPak, Mark Engelen Vovo Cars Canada, SCCC Chaiman Len Kleine,Sweden’s Ambassador to Canada Teppo Tauriainen, Joao.Ricciarelli SKF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Meeting at 2 Bloorstreet West

2013-11-13 Board Meeting at 2 Bloor Street West. George Preger, Agata Leszkiexicz. Roy Lizzi, Len Kleine,Ingela Baker,Axel Kindbom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-11-24 EUCCAN-EU-Ambassador.The Euccan reception welcoming the new Ambassador of the European Union to Canada, H.E. Mme Marie-Anne Coninsx celebrated the October 18th signing of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) deal between Canada and the European Union.

2013-11-24 EUCCAN-EU-Ambassador.The Euccan reception welcoming the new Ambassador of the European Union to Canada, H.E. Mme Marie-Anne Coninsx celebrated the October 18th signing of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) deal between Canada and the European Union.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marianne Fisker, Marie larsson,Gisela McKay,Anders Fisker, Idalia Obregon with visiting mom.

2013-11-14 EUFF opening reception Marianne Fisker, Marie larsson,Gisela McKay,Anders Fisker, Idalia Obregon with visiting mom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-11.24 SWEA  Christmas Fair.

2013-11.24 SWEA Christmas Fair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-12-06 Lucia  Hon Consul. Lars Henriksson, Swedens Ambassador to Canada Teppo Taurianen,Pastor Anna Runesson, SCCC Chairman Len Kleine

2013-12-06 Lucia
Hon Consul. Lars Henriksson, Swedens Ambassador to Canada Teppo Tauriainen,Pastor Anna Runesson, SCCC Chairman Len Kleine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2013-12-06  Lucia at Fairmont Royal York Hotel

2013-12-06
Lucia at Fairmont Royal York Hotel