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Welcome to the Canada Arizona Business Council
THE CANADA ARIZONA BUSINESS COUNCIL (CABC) is a 501(C)6 non-profit Arizona Corporation whose purpose is to promote increased trade and investment between the State of Arizona and Canada. The CABC represents the 350 Canadian companies operating in Arizona and the 150 Arizonan companies operating in Canada, as well as companies that are interested in bilateral relations.

The Council is sanctioned by both the State of Arizona and the Canadian Government, with a mission to assist and facilitate through various means and ways, the commercial and social interaction of individuals, companies, and organizations in pursuing cross border relationships to increase business, support trade growth and investments.

The Council is the voice of Arizona businesses in Canada, as well as the voice of Canadian businesses in Arizona.

  • Governor of Arizona Doug Ducey Endorses the Canada Arizona Business Council
  • Consul General of Canada James Villeneuve Endorses the Canada Arizona Business Council
  • 2015 Resource Guide

    Explore this year’s resource guide and learn more about how the CABC promotes business, commercial investments, and bilateral trade between Canada and Arizona.

    2014 Resource Guide

    Did you miss out on last year’s issue? You can still read the 2014 guide online to learn more about bilateral trade. Just click on the picture above to explore this issue page by page.

    2013 Resource Guide

    This is the first issue of what has now become an annual publication. Click on the picture above to view the entire book.

    MAG Unveils New Data

    Canadian residents account for 93% of all internationally owned residential property in Maricopa County and 90% of all internationally owned nonresidential property. Download the entire presentation above.

    Recent News
    New Data: Annual Canadian Visitors to Arizona tops 1 millionAvison Young acquires GPE CompaniesOften neglected, Canada is important player in Arizona economyGovernor Doug Ducey declares next week Canada Week in ArizonaAir Canada offers more non-stop travel options and supports international growthL.A.'s 'bank to the stars,' City National Bank, now under Canadian ownership
    New Data: Annual Canadian Visitors to Arizona tops 1 million
    People-to-People Ties Make Business Possible

    Arizona’s business-friendly climate is reflected in the diversity of Canadian companies operating in the state…
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    Avison Young acquires GPE Companies
    Avison Young acquires GPE Companies
    Phoenix Business Journal

    The committee examined changing economic and social conditions in Mexico; the potential for increased Canada–US–Mexico trade and investment, including in growth areas in resource, manufacturing and services sectors; federal actions needed to realize any identified opportunities; and opportunities for deepening cooperation at the trilateral level.
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    Often neglected, Canada is important player in Arizona economy
    Often neglected, Canada is important player in Arizona economy
    Arizona Daily Star

    When talk turns to trade in Arizona, Mexico tends to dominate the conversation, but we shouldn’t forget the importance of our neighbors to the north…Read More

    Governor Doug Ducey declares next week Canada Week in Arizona
    Canadians have a very significant effect on the State of Arizona…

    Tourism spending is over a billion dollars a year, trade is over 3.7 billion a year, and the largest impact on Arizona is the financial investment being made by the 350 Canadian companies operating in the State of Arizona and the Canadian financial institutions that continue to invest in the state, specifically in its infrastructure. With all of this being said, the Governor of Arizona has issued a Proclamation stating February 7-13, 2016 CANADA WEEK. This upcoming week will be filled with Canadian activities going on all over the state.
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    Air Canada offers more non-stop travel options and supports international growth
    Air Canada unveils major expansion to 12 U.S. destinations

    Air Canada will be launching new nonstop services between four key Canadian hubs and 12 U.S. cities beginning next summer. The new transborder routes will introduce new destinations, such as Toronto-Washington-Dulles, Toronto-Salt Lake City and Vancouver-San Jose, while also creating new city-pair routings, such as Vancouver-Chicago, Montreal-Houston, Montreal-Denver and Calgary-San Francisco. To promote the new routes, Air Canada is offering special introductory fares.Read More

    L.A.'s 'bank to the stars,' City National Bank, now under Canadian ownership
    L.A. Times

    For the last 40 years, a chief executive named Goldsmith has led downtown L.A.’s City National Bank. Bram Goldsmith steered the financial institution from 1975 until 1995, and his son Russell has been in charge since. But now, for the first time, the Goldsmith at the top of City National has a boss to answer to. Read More

    Quick Facts
    $3.7 Billion of Bilateral Trade
    146,800 Arizona jobs
    1 million Canadian visitors to AZ in 2015, spending $1.1 Billion
    130,800 Arizonan visitors to Canada
    Approximately 350 Canadian companies operating in Arizona
    Approximately 150 Arizona companies operating in Canada
    Approximately $6 Billion bilateral footprint of the $1.4 Trillion national footprint
    127 direct flights weekly between Canada and Arizona
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