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Ground broken on Expo 2020 Dubai's Canada Pavilion

27 November 2019. Ontario's Ellisdon to design, build, and operate the pavilion that is located within the World Expo's Sustainability District Construction work has begun on Expo 2020 Dubai’s “The Future In Mind”-themed Canada Pavilion, with ground having broken on the wooden structure at the World Expo site. READ MORE.

UAE Ambassador inaugurates ‘Arab Peace Carpets’ exhibition in Ottawa

25 November 2019. H.E. Fahad Saeed Mohammed Al Raqbani, UAE Ambassador to Canada, has inaugurated the "Arab Peace Carpets" exhibition, in cooperation with the General and Cultural Diplomacy Office at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the "Peace Carpet Initiative," launched by H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. READ MORE.

H.H. Mohammed bin Rashid receives credentials of new ambassadors to UAE

24 November 2019. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received on Sunday the credentials of new ambassadors from brotherly and friendly countries to the UAE, at the Qasr Al Watan Palace. READ MORE.

Royal College International signs agreement with the United Arab Emirates’ National Institute for Health Specialties

19 November 2019. The agreement establishes an educational collaboration between the organizations to support the growth of the NIHS, which will include academic activities, consultation services, workshops and conferences, as well as accreditation and assessment systems and tools. READ MORE.

Physicians at Danat Al Emarat Hospital in Abu Dhabi performed its first Intrauterine Fetal Blood Transfusion for a fetus on 23 weeks of pregnancy suffering from severe anemia.

12 January 2020. Physicians at Danat Al Emarat Hospital in Abu Dhabi performed its first Intrauterine Fetal Blood Transfusion for a fetus on 23 weeks of pregnancy suffering from severe anemia. The transfusion, a life-saving procedure, was done on 4 sessions. Advanced ultrasounds & lab investigations suggested that an infection by a virus called 'Parvo' virus transmitted from the mother caused the hydrops and fetal severe anemia. The Emirati baby, Mezna, was born on 30 weeks of pregnancy & is in good health.

PAL Aerospace UAE Logistics Centre

16 December 2019. The PAL UAE Logistics Centre will support both Civil and Military markets for fixed and rotary-wing fleet aircraft. This Centre is equipped with state-of-the-art IT infrastructure and highly qualified staff to support AOGs and 24/7 operations globally. PAL is in the process of attaining all relevant registrations, qualifications, permits, and quality standards including General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Approval, AS 9110C, AS 9120B and CAR 145.

CAE and Emirates extend partnership on Boeing 777X training suites

05 December 2019. CAE and Emirates announced today, following the 2019 Dubai Airshow, the sale of two Boeing 777X full-flight simulators and associated training suites of the CAE XR Series models. The carrier also has options for four additional training suites. READ MORE.

SNC-Lavalin awarded oil and gas contract from Al Yasat Petroleum, United Arab Emirates

16 September 2019. SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) announces that it has been awarded a general engineering, project management and technical support services contract from Al Yasat Petroleum, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), with an estimated value of approximately $52 million CAD. READ MORE.

Info Session: Tour of Hub71

Wednesday, 20 January 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Hub71, Abu Dhabi Global Market

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Hub71 is a global community of founders, investors and business enablers that form a unique technology ecosystem strategically located in Abu Dhabi. Named after the UAE’s formation in 1971, Hub71 is creating the optimal environment for transformative tech companies looking to maximize success, produce outstanding tech innovations and scale globally.

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Save the Date: Canadian Tax Considerations for Expatriates in the UAE

Tuesday, 11 February 2020
6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Speaker, Wayne Bewick, Partner atTrowbridge Professional Corporation will present the latest Canadian tax changes and more.

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Maple Leaf Ball: Roaring 20s

Friday, 20 March 2020
6:00pm till late
Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island
Dresscode: Black tie or national dress

CBC members: AED 385Non-CBC members: AED 495

A grand Gala Dinner celebrating our distinguished Canadian and U.A.E. companies in Abu Dhabi. An evening with canapes, cocktails, exquisite four-course dinner and great entertainment.

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Global Space Summit 2020

17-19 March 2020. The Summit is an exclusive, strategic gathering of 1000 global aerospace industry leaders coming together to promote partnerships and cooperative development in the global aerospace sector. At the Summit you will join an exclusive group of established sector leaders with intimate and extensive knowledge in the aerospace, defence, aviation and space industries. You will take an active role in a comprehensive programme of thought leadership and strategic vision driven by over 150 industry decision makers who commit to speak at the Summit.

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International Exhibition for National Security & Resilience (ISNR 2020)

17-19 March 2020. ISNR Abu Dhabi offers a unique networking platform connecting regional government bodies with security solution providers from across the globe. Co-organised with the UAE Ministry of Interior, ISNR Abu Dhabi brings the national & cyber security community together to accelerate public-private collaboration for a safer connected world.

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Canada Expo 2020 Update

28 November 2019. Team Canada Expo2020 provided updates on Canada Pavilion and other related topics held in Beach Rotana.

Festive Networker

27 November 2019. Ten business groups in Au Dhabi joined the Festive Networker in Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, and evening of networking to welcome the festive season.

Key Regulatory Changes Impacting Businesses in the UAE with a Focus on Enforced Emiratisation Policies

25 November 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi joined the breakfast seminar to learn more about the current immigration landscape and how you can effectively plan for recent changes.

Cracked It! How to Solve Big Problems and Sell Solutions Like Top Strategy Consultants

24 November 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi welcomed Dr. Corey Phelps, Associate Dean of Executive Education and Professor of Strategy at McGill University.Dr. Phelps shared some of the key take-aways from his new book, "Cracked It! How to solve big problems and sell solutions like top strategy consultants".

Info Session: Handling Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Business from the UAE - Legal and Tax Considerations

20 November 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi organized an information session with speakers Dr. Constantin Frank-Fahle, LL.M and Mr. Thomas Vanhee. They presented the legal and tax aspects of handling KSA business from the UAE.

Ziad Salloum: Implications of the UAE's New Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Law

17 November 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi joined the seminar on the implications of the UAE's new anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing law with Ziad Salloum, partner at Salloum & Partners LLC.

ADIPEC Networking Reception 2019

12 November 2019.The Embassy of Canada in the UAE in collaboration with CBC Abu Dhabi held the ADIPEC Networking Reception.

MENA Economic Update and Outlook

04 November 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi joined the seminar on MENA economic update and outlook. Speaker Mr. Juma Al Kait, Assistant Undersecretary – Foreign Trade Affairs at the Ministry of Economy discussed the UAE economy, shared his insights on the current economic situation. Speaker Simon Ballard, Executive Director, Macro Strategist at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) shared his insights into the region and reported on its growth prospects.

Info Session: Treatment and Management of Allergies and Asthma

04 November 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi organized an information session with Dr. Stuart Carr. Dr. Carr gave a brief overview of the role of allergist and expectations in a consultation. He also touched based the unique aspects in the UAE.

Localization and Local Content in the UAE

30 October 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi joined the breakfast seminar on the updates, legal insights and synergies between ADNOC's In-Country Value Program, Department of Economic Development (DED)'s Abu Dhabi Value Program and Tawazun Economic Program.

Info Session: Valuegraphics

30 October 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi organized an information session on valuegraphics. Speaker David Allison talked about how valuegraphics can eliminate the single biggest waste of time and money at any organization, in any industry, anywhere in the world.

Empowering Expat Partners

28 October 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi joined the panel discussions addressing issues associated with continuing careers as an expat and finding opportunities,solutions and ways of moving forward and implementation strategies.

COI: Energy Sector in Collaboration with Mubadala Investment Company

28 October 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi organized a morning briefing in collaboration with Mubadala Investment Company regarding Mubadala's projects on energy and chemicals sector. It was a high-level networking with presentations followed by Q&A.

Info Session: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Opportunities and Challenges in UAE from Investor Perspective

21 October 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi organized a morning session with Dr. Naim Al Jabari, CEO and Founder of Xross Investments. Mr. Al Jabari shared the current opportunities and challenges facing investors entering the UAE market with real examples from Industrial, IT, Medical and Oil & Gas sectors.

Info Session: How the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) Can Meet Your National Skilled Workforce Needs

14 October 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi organized an information session with Dr. Alex Zahavich, Chief Academic Officer (CAO) for HCT. Dr. Zahavich presentedHCT's plan to achieve its employability objectives while meeting the skilled workforce needs and corporate social responsibility (CSR) obligations of the private sector.

Thanksgiving Family Brunch

11 October 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi organized the Thanksgiving Family Brunch, an annual fall season gathering for CBC members and their families as well as friends and affiliates of the CBC. An afternoon of traditional thanksgiving turkey with great entertainment.

Battle of The Business Groups - Golf Day

10 October 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi joined the Golf Tournament with 4 other business groups. Team Canada won the Best 4!

Info Session: FinTech - Peer-To-Peer Lending

07 October 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi organized an information session with Gavin Basma-Kwas, the Investment Director for Beehive UAE. He presented the Peer-To-Peer (P2P) Lending for start-ups and small businesses securing finance from individual lenders through the use of innovative technology to directly connect businesses seeking fast, affordable finance with investors who can help fund their growth.

Morning Briefing on Defence and Security

01 October 2019. CBC Abu Dhabi joined the breakfast seminar on defence and security sector. Speakers Susanna Mason, Middle East Defence & Security Lead, PwC and Paul Casey, Regional Director Strategy & Business Development, Northrop Grumman discussed the current defence landscape in the UAE and considerations around the new offset policy.

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