Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce brings out its Weekly Newsletter, Sep 29, 2021

Asha Bajaj
5 min readSep 29, 2021

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ICCC Weekly Newsletter; 29 September 2021

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

30 September 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The day honors the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process.

The creation of this federal statutory holiday was through legislative amendments made by Parliament. On June 3, 2021, Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labor Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) received Royal Assent.

This National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, explore the rich and diverse cultures, voices, experiences and stories of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. Whether you want to read, listen, watch, or try, start your learning journey today.

ICCC organizes two successful Virtual Buyer-Seller Meets

  • Agro & Food Products Exporters from Jammu & Kashmir
  • Footwear and Leather Products

The Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) in collaboration with the Commercial section of the Consulate General of India in Toronto organized two successful virtual buyer-seller meetings on 24 and 28 September, 2021.

Agro & Food Sector Virtual Buyer-Seller Meet

On 24 September, over a dozen exporters of agro and food products from the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, and an equal number of importers from Canada held one-on-one meetings on a virtual platform to explore trading and investing opportunities. The ICCC and the CGI-Toronto collaborated with the Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) for this virtual program.

Asha Bajaj

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