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Dear SCCC member.
All SCCC members are invited to participate in this year’s the Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 22, 2018, between 5.30 P.M. and 6.30 P.M. at the offices of Business Sweden, 2 Bloor Street West, 21st floor, Toronto, ON, M4W 3E2.
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is an important yearly function for all members in good standing. This is a great opportunity to network, learn about the programs and activities for 2018 – 2019
Please R.S.V.P. via email to, email@example.com or call 416-925-8661 no later than Monday, March 19, 2018.
Refreshments and mingle after the meeting.
Get involved with the SCCC! We have vacancies to the Board for which we are accepting nominations. Nominees must be current members of the Chamber in good standing.
To put someone forward for the position, simply email the person’s name and a short paragraph stating why you believe this person would be a good addition to the Board, to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, March 19th, 2018.
For more information regarding the open positions to the Board, contact our Chairman Lars Ruuth, email@example.com or Executive Director Marie Larsson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Save the date – April 10th!
Seminar – CETA Free trade agreement and Networking reception
Team Sweden – Business Sweden, the Swedish Embassy and Swedish Canadian Chamber of Commerce (SCCC) – are happy to invite you to gain valuable insights into the benefits of theComprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada, provisionally implemented on September 21, 2017.
Our presentation will include speakers from the Swedish National Board of Trade, Business Sweden and the law firm Miller Thomson. The seminar will be followed by a reception providing excellent opportunities for networking between the Swedish companies in Canada and members of SCCC. Detailed agenda will follow.
Where: Miller Thompson LLP – 40 King Street West, Toronto Suite 5800
When: April 10th,3-5 pm followed by networking reception between 5-6 pm
The Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce is proud to support Swedish Heritage Night with the Toronto Marlies, the AHL Affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Come out and enjoy exciting high-quality hockey along with great entertainment before and during the game. Bring your family and friends.
“I attended a recent Marlies game and was very impressed by the whole experience. Of course, the hockey was great, and so was the excitement in the stands. There was lots of entertainment and activities before and during the game creating a really fantastic event – at a very reasonable cost! If you have not been to a game recently – come see for yourself how great it is. Hope you will join us on Dec 16th!” — Lars Ruuth, Chairman SCCC
Pre-game entertainment from the Swedish Cultural Community:
3.00 P.M. – 4.00 P.M
Toronto Marlies vs. Manitoba Moose:
4.00 P.M. – 6.00 P.M.
Friday, December 15, 2017
7:30 PM – 10:00 PM EST
Metropolitan United Church
56 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON M5C 2Z3
Swing into the merry season with the Orpheus Choir, one of Toronto’s most distinguished & important choirs.
Expect high-energy chart toppers from the Bob DeAngelis Big Band and acclaimed jazz pianist John Sherwoord, alongside Nils Lindberg’s sparkling Christmas Cantata and other festive favourites!
40% discount for SCCC Members and Friends!
Use the promo code: Nils40
Original Title: En underbar jävla jul
Director: Helena Bergström
Cast: Maria Lundqvist, Robert Gustafsson, Anton Lundqvist
Runtime: 118 minutes
Release Date: 2015
Synopsis: A young couple, Simon and Oscar, together with their girlfriend, Cissi, have bought a house outside Stockholm. One room has top priority: the nursery, because Cissi is expecting. But who is the father – Simon or Oscar? Nevertheless, come what may, they’re going to start a family. They haven’t revealed the secret to their families yet but what better time to disclose the truth than Christmas night?
You can also catch other great European films during the Festival which runs from Thursday, November 9 to Thursday, November 23, 2017.
See the full schedule at the site: www.euffto.com
Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Reception to follow
Join Michelin star chef Magnus Nilsson for a delectable discussion on the rich culinary heritage of Scandinavia. As head chef of the world renowned restaurant Fäviken, Nilsson has made it a point to work within the confines of the seasons of Northern Sweden; whether it be fishing and hunting nearby or harvesting and preserving produce.
Find out his fascinating approach to the ever-changing menu unique to the Scandinavian terroir.
Please note that Chef Nilsson will not be providing the reception menu.
Other special sessions have already sold out, so click here to get your tickets now!
Explore the myths and stereotypes of this ancient culture in VIKINGS: The Exhibition, presented by investment dealer Raymond James Ltd. Offering a fresh and contemporary look into the Viking Age, VIKINGS is an extraordinary window into the lifestyle, religion, and daily lives of these legendary explorers, artisans, and craftspeople.
Encounter objects rarely displayed outside of Scandinavia in this compelling exhibition that challenges the perceptions of the Viking Age through hundreds of objects, as well as interactive and immersive experiences.
Also see: The rich culinary heritage of Scandinavia, with Michelin star chef Magnus Nilsson at the ROM, Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
Comparing and navigating Swedish, UK, and Canadian systems
and identifying opportunities.
and identifying opportunities.
The British and Swedish- Canadian Chambers of Commerce cordially invite you to learn the basics:
General tax rules and tax primer in UK, Sweden, and Canada.
Planning opportunities including:
- Personal Planning — Residence, emigration, and immigration;
- Estate Planning — Family at home and abroad;
- Business Planning — Business activities abroad;
- What’s New — Recent developments in Canadian income tax.
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 6:00 – 8:30 pm,
At EUCCAN – 480 University Avenue, Suite 1500, Toronto, ON
Non-members: $55. Plus HST.
Last Day to Register: October 2, 2017.
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This event is supported by:
Harry Margulies, Tax and Management International Inc.
James A. Fraser, Fraser Tax Law
Dean Smith, Partner, Cadesky & Associates LLP
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Mr. Margulies has resided in Canada since 1982 and was prior to moving to Canada a partner in a Swedish tax advisory service.
Prior to leaving Sweden, he has co-authored books on buying and selling corporations, the new tax avoidance act and written extensively in tax journals on Swedish-international tax issues (all in Swedish).
After leaving for Canada he has authored a number of articles in a Swedish tax journal on the Swedish-UK tax treaty. The Swedes had to renegotiate the tax treaty as a result of the tax treaty interpretations published in these articles and a landmark case won in the Swedish high tax court.
Mr. Margulies has continued to specialize in international tax issues. Specifically, with either Sweden or the UK on one side and in some cases, with Canada on the other.
His clients are almost all residents in Europe.
Mr. Fraser and Mr. Margulies have collaborated successfully in a number of Sweden-Canada and UK-Canada issues with Fraser Tax Law managing the Canadian side of the planning.
James A. Fraser is a lawyer and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2007. Since graduating from U of T Law in 2006, he has practiced tax law in Toronto, and in 2014, launched his own boutique office, Fraser Tax Law. James specializes in international, corporate, personal and estate tax planning. This involves trust and estate planning, reorganizing corporate groups, cross-border structures and optimizing after-tax results on purchase and sale transactions.
James has extensive experience with individual residency and cross-border and offshore tax structures from a Canadian perspective. His background on Bay Street with a national Canadian firm provided a breadth of exposure beyond typical estate and corporate planning, which he now brings to bear for his clients.
- Partner, Cadesky Tax
- President — British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCCTC)
- Past Chair tax committee — American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (Amcham)
- Practicing in taxation since 1989
- Frequent speaker at conferences and seminars