“Doing Business in Canada” Event in Indy on Feb. 22

While my impression of Canada is largely shaped by my summer fishing trips to Northern Ontario, it’s important to remember our neighbor to the North is far more than just beautiful country and sparkling lakes — it’s also an international business hub. If your business is one of the many in America currently doing business in Canada — or if you’re considering doing so — the Canadian Consulate General wants to help you get informed.

In partnership with PNC Bank, Barnes & Thornburg and BKD Accounting, the Consulate General is conducting a "Doing Business in Canada" seminar on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Meridian Hills Country Club in Indianapolis. (There is no fee to attend.)

Hope you can make it, and the agenda is as follows:

9 a.m. Registration / Coffee / Networking 

9:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks (Richard Ellis, PNC Bank) 

9:30 a.m. Doing Business in Canada Overview (Delon Chan, Consul & Trade Commissioner)

10 a.m. Business Structure, Labour Law, and Legal issues in Canada (Peter A. Morse, Barnes & Thornburg)  

10:30 a.m. Coffee Break / Networking 

10:50 a.m. Accounting – General Tax Structures: How to Organize the Business to Obtain the Right Tax Result (presented by Tom Miller, Partner, BKD Accounting Firm)  
– Operating Taxes – GST/HST; Tax treaty between the US and Canada 
– Doing business without creating a taxable presence 
– Service PE

11:20 a.m Foreign Exchange Risk Management and Global Treasury Management in Canada
(Thomas Miller, Managing Director, Foreign Exchange)
– PNC’s Capital Markets (Randolph Goode, Global Treasury Management, PNC Bank)

11:50 a.m. US-Canada Relations
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Roy Norton, Consul General of Canada 

12:50 p.m. Closing Remarks (presented by PNC)  

To reserve a spot, just register online.