Updates & News

Apply Now for Internship with the SCCC

Last day to apply, is February 20th, 2020 The Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce is now open to receive applications for a one-year internship! Take the opportunity to grow your international business experience in Toronto, a truly vibrant international hub where 48% of residents are born outside of Canada. The relatively new free trade agreement CETA between Canada and Europe is also adding to the activity level and excitement. Please note… Read More »Apply Now for Internship with the SCCC

Soppa och Schnapps: January 28, 2020

Happy 2020! We are continuing our very successful networking series that features Swedish food and Snaps! We will kick off this year’s networking series with the famous Tisdagssoppa – Tuesday soup (with snaps, of course). Included with your $15 ticket: Enjoy a bowl of soup, a hunk of fresh beer bread, and a glass of Spirit of York Aquavit, as well as a tour of the Spirit of York distillery.… Read More »Soppa och Schnapps: January 28, 2020

Welcome New Platinum Member: EF Go Ahead Tours

EF Education First We welcome new platinum member EF Go Ahead Tours to the Chamber! Look for the new member-to-member benefit offer in the new year! Our Founder: Bertil Hult His first business was selling T-shirts Our Story It all started with a cup of coffee.  Running errands for his boss in London is how a young Swedish man named Bertil Hult learned English. That discovery inspired him to launch… Read More »Welcome New Platinum Member: EF Go Ahead Tours

Member-to-member Benefits: Hilton Toronto

Member-to-member Discount: Hilton Toronto The heart of the city, for the best rate going Get the best price available Hilton for bookings using the Chamber corporate discount code.Located at 145 Richmond Street West, this 600 guestroom hotel is in the heart of the city’s financial district, and a 10-minute walk from museums, art galleries, sports arenas, shops, the Metro Toronto Convention Center, Union Station, the theater district, China town, city… Read More »Member-to-member Benefits: Hilton Toronto

Welcome new member: Fredrik Westlund, WSI

My name is Fredrik Westlund and I am proud to be part of the WSI team My company WSI Evolution (Franchise) in Digital Marketing is part of the largest Digital Network WSI in the world. WSI is an innovative Digital Marketing agency with offices in over 80 countries and over 20 years of experience. I am based in Richmond Hill / GTA ON Canada where our WSI Corporate office is… 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

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 traditions in Sweden and a highlight of the Holiday season.  Lucia is an ancient mythical figure with an abiding role as a bearer of light in the dark Swedish and Canadian winters. This cultural event is an opportunity… 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!