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 The opening of The Raoul Wallenberg exhibit, hosted by Toronto Reference Library.
2013-01-15 Raoul Wallenberg panel discussion
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.
2013-02-20 “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 Thorsrud, Vice-Chair Roy Lizzi
2013-02-22 Len Kleine with former Swedish Trade Commissioner Magnus Andersson
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
2013-03-21 Marie Larsson with Ilona Manning
Senior Sales Manager Associations, Svenska Mässan Göteborg,
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
2013-04-04 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
2013-04-16 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 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
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.
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 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
2013-06-10: 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
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.
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
2013-06-27 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….
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 Whiskey
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
2013-07-18: Board Meeting at Volvo Cars of Canada
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.
2013-08-29 Volvo Villa and Volvo Unionville – Hon. Platinum Members. Chairman Len Kleine, Owner Pauline Chung, General Manager Donald Robidas
Sweden won the NCCGT for the third year running!
2013-09-07: Crayfish and BBQ party at Whitby Marina,
Len Kleine and Axel Kindbom… biting off another schnapps song!
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
2013-10-07: 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.
2013-10-18 – Robert Sloan, Domenic Porporo and Mario Porporo, from DOM International Limited, receiving their SCCC Platinum Membership Plaque.
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 Anders Fisker DCCC, Len Kleine SCCC, Johanna Tarvainen CFCC and Jordan Jacobs Club Link
2013-10-25-CETA update, arranged by OCC
2013-10-23 – Young Professionals – Meeting with MaRS
Rebecka Högdahl and Aaron Shaplan, Vordic
2013-11-07– Marcel Algier, Newmarket Volvoi received his Hon. Platinum Membership plaque
2013-11-07 SKF Solution Factory Grand Opening.
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
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.
2013-11-14 EUFF opening reception Marianne Fisker, Marie larsson,Gisela McKay,Anders Fisker, Idalia Obregon with visiting mom.
2013-11.24 SWEA Christmas Fair.
Hon Consul. Lars Henriksson, Swedens Ambassador to Canada Teppo Tauriainen,Pastor Anna Runesson, SCCC Chairman Len Kleine
Lucia at Fairmont Royal York Hotel