BC is Canada’s single largest exporter of coal, largest producer of copper and the only producer of molybdenum. Source: NRCan

BC ECONOMIC OUTLOOK AND THE FUTURE OF BC – JAPAN TRADE PANEL DISCUSSION

February 08, 2013

Canada-Japan Society of British Columbia/Canada-Japan Co-Op program co-sponsor

Format: Panel Discussion
Guest panel speakers:
MP Mr. Don Davies, Vice-Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade
MLA Mr. Bruce Ralston, Critic for Finance and public Accounts
Moderator:
Dr.  Julian Dierkes, Associate Professor and Keidanren Chair in Japanese Research, Institute of Asian Research
Director, Centre for Japanese Research
 
We are proud to announce our first exciting event in 2013 - an intriguing discussion and update on the outlook for BC's economy and future BC/Canada-Japan trade of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations now underway. The event features Don Davies MP, co-chair of the Standing Committee on International Trade and Bruce Ralston MLA, Critic for Finance and Public Accounts, who has been tracking the BC-Japan relationship very closely.

We will hear both Provincial and Federal perspectives on future trade with Japan and the potential impact of the EPA on our leading export industries such as Mining, Forestry, Education and Tourism..

We are encouraging attendees to pre-pay by mailing cheques to;
P.O. Box 47071 15-555 W 12th Ave., Vancouver, BC V5Z 3X0

Please make cheques PAYABLE to "THE CANADA-JAPAN SOCIETY OF BC"

For planning purpose, please send email to [email protected] and register by, Friday, February 1st

Please note that we can't accept cancellations after February 4th and NO-SHOWS will be CHARGED.

Should you have any questions regarding this event, please do not hesitate to contact, Angela Hollinger at 604-708-3306 or email [email protected]

Location: 
Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites Conference Level, Barclay & Gilford Room, 1763 Comox St Vancouver, BC V6G 1P5 (604) 688-7711