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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

Welcome new member: Mahsa Goharian

Mahsa Goharian is a Global Immigration Coordinator based in Toronto, ON. She moved to Toronto in October 2018 from Gothenburg, Sweden. She has been working as an Immigration specialist for more than 6 years. She has been working with national and international companies who employ foreign staff or deploy personnel to Sweden and globally. She advises clients on policies, immigration matters and requirements to remain compliant with the immigration regulations.… Read More »Welcome new member: Mahsa Goharian

Löfbergs wins prestigious Bronze Award in 2019 SIAL Innovation competition

Today the Swedish Löfbergs won a prestigious Bronze Award in the SIAL Innovation competition 2019 for its assortment of iced coffee. The prize was awarded at the SIAL Fair in Toronto. The fair is one of North America’s largest fairs for the food industry with over 1,000 exhibitors and 18,000 professional visitors. – Totally fantastic! This creates invaluable attention for us and our products here in Canada, says Jon Leirfall… Read More »Löfbergs wins prestigious Bronze Award in 2019 SIAL Innovation competition