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Welcome new member: Fredrik Westlund, WSI

My name is Fredrik Westlund and I am proud to be part of the WSI team WSI is an innovative digital marketing agency with offices in over 80 countries and over 20 years experience. I am based in Richmond Hill / GTA ON Canada where our corporate office is located. I am originally from Sweden and moved with my family to Canada 10 years ago. The first 5 – 6… Read More »Welcome new member: Fredrik Westlund, WSI

SWEA Christmas Fair: December 7 & 8, 2019

SWEA Toronto’s Christmas Fair has moved! This year marks the 39th annual Christmas fair in Toronto and you can find us at our new spacious venue: Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East, Toronto. Lots of excitement awaits with fun for the whole family, food, traditional performances and a market overflowing with arts and crafts. Don’t miss it. Save the Date! Map to new location
Santa Lucia ‐ Acrylic Panel ‐ 20 x 16 Artist: Sharon Furner

Our Lucia Artist: Sharon Furner

Santa Lucia Acrylic Panel · 20 x 16 · Artist: Sharon Furner Our Lucia art this year (2019) comes from Artist Sharon Furner. We are grateful for her permission to use it in promoting the event. Sharon shares her connection to the tradition with us: My mother’s fraternal line came from Sweden. Although she seldom spoke of Sweden, at an early age I became very interested in this far away… Read More »Our Lucia Artist: Sharon Furner

Lucia Luncheon: December 13, 2019

Annual Lucia Luncheon Friday, December 13, 2019 • 11:00 a.m Glögg reception and mingle  • 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m Julbord (Buffet) • entertainment and raffle • Hilton Toronto • 145 Richmond Street W • Toronto, ON      Lucia − the bearer of light The Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce is cordially inviting you to join us for our Annual Lucia Luncheon  The Lucia celebrations represent one of the foremost cultural… Read More »Lucia Luncheon: December 13, 2019

Lecture October 2, 2019: The Vikings Begin with Runes

Fascinated by runes? Come hear renowned expert Professor Henrik Williams of Uppsala University. Free public lecture; registration required. About this Event Runes are the letters in a set of related alphabets known as runic alphabets, which were used to write various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet and for specialized purposes thereafter. The earliest runic inscriptions date from around 150 AD, and they are still in use… Read More »Lecture October 2, 2019: The Vikings Begin with Runes

Tuesday, October 8, 2019: FIKA with Kanelbullar och Kaffekask!

We continue our “och Schnapps” series of networking events by celebrating the Cinnamon Bun Day. Sure, the actual date is October 4th, but hey! Cinnamon buns (Kanelbullar), why question it? Join us for a taste of Sweden as we look to the middle and northern parts of the country for inspiration: Kaffekask* – strong coffee, to accompany our Kanelbullar. Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6.00 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Tour of… Read More »Tuesday, October 8, 2019: FIKA with Kanelbullar och Kaffekask!

Welcome New Silver Member: Ben Gardent, Royal Bank of Canada

We’d like to welcome our newest member: Ben Gardent, Commercial Account Manager, Royal Bank of Canada. Ben works exclusively in the commercial segment and assists clients with obtaining bank financing, managing cash flow, mitigating FX risk, networking with potential customers, engaging investment and wealth planning experts, and accessing global trade expertise to enter foreign markets. With 17 Swedish companies currently in his portfolio, Ben is a trusted banking advisor to… Read More »Welcome New Silver Member: Ben Gardent, Royal Bank of Canada
Räksmörgås och Schnapps

Tuesday, July 30, 2019: Räksmörgås och Schnapps (networking event)

Summer in the City – A networking event with colleagues and friends! We continue our networking series featuring Swedish food and schnapps, with a summertime tradition: Shrimp Sandwiches and Schnapps. For those who are still in the city, join us as we combine culture and networking in our classic fun way. The event will take place at the historic environment of the Spirit of York Distillery, where in addition to… Read More »Tuesday, July 30, 2019: Räksmörgås och Schnapps (networking event)

Midsommar med Svenska Kyrkan

Alla är hjärtligt välkomna att ta del av Midsommarfirandet. Om du kommer till lunchen är det viktigt att du anmäler dig. Vi behöver veta hur många vi skall duka för och hur mycket mat att köpa in och förbereda. Ingen blir utan och alla blir glada! Sista anmälningsdagen, torsdag den 20 juni. Vuxna, $15.00 barn 12 och under, gratis.
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Featured Member (Summer 2019): Löfbergs

A passion for coffee since 1906 Founded in 1906 by the brothers Anders, John and Josef Löfberg, AB Anders Löfberg is one of the largest family-owned coffee roasters in the Nordic countries. The production is equivalent to more than 10 million cups of good coffee – per day! Our head office is situated in Karlstad, Sweden, and we have our own roasting houses in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Latvia. We… Read More »Featured Member (Summer 2019): Löfbergs