The NECBC posts on this page news story excerpts related to member activities and U.S./Canada relations.  Be sure to check back for updates.

The NECBC also has a periodic newsletter, called "Connections", which reports on Council activities and provides information on Canada, the provinces, and cross-border trade and investment trends.  It informs readers of business opportunities, upcoming events, and activities of other Council members.  Past editions are posted in this section.


On March 20, the NECBC was delighted to welcome The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Canada's Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, at a breakfast meeting held at the UMass Club in downtown Boston. The Minister spoke on the theme of: "Canada and the U.S.: A Renewed Partnership for Economic Growth and Prosperity."

Minister MacAulay is 2nd from right, flanked by NECBC President Jon Sorenson.On far left is Canada's Consul General to Boston, the Hon. David Alward.







NECBC's "Connections" Newsletter, Fall 2016 [pdf]

NECBC's "Connections" Newsletter, Spring 2016 [pdf]
NECBC's "Connections" Newsletter, Summer/Fall 2015 [pdf]



U.S. Government Announces Plans to Put Tariffs on Canadian Softwood Lumber

Tue 25, April 2017 Read more

Gaz Métro Offers Additional LNG Capacity to Serve New England Natural Gas Distribution Companies

Tue 25, April 2017 Read more

Mayor Savage of Halifax to Address NECBC in May

Mon 24, April 2017 Read more

IMF Releases Economic Outlook for Global Economy

Wed 19, April 2017 Read more

Canada, Mexico and U.S. Announce Joint Bid to Host 2026 World Cup in North America

Tue 11, April 2017 Read more

Canadian Provinces Announce Plan for Easing Barriers to Interprovincial Trade

Sat 08, April 2017 Read more

U.S. and Canadian Women Contend for World Hockey Championship; U.S. Wins in Overtime

Sat 08, April 2017 Read more

U.S. and Canada Record Jobs Growth in March, Albeit Relatively Slow

Sat 08, April 2017 Read more

NECBC Co-Presenter of May Forum on Trade

Wed 05, April 2017 Read more

U.S. Economy Grew at Slightly Higher Rate than Originally Projected, at 2.1% Rate in 4th Quarter of 2016

Fri 31, March 2017 Read more

National Grid Proposes New Electric Transmission Project to Move Canadian Supplies to New England Market

Thu 30, March 2017 Read more

TransCanada Receives Presidential Permit for Keystone XL

Sat 25, March 2017 Read more

NECBC Convenes Timely Program on Cross-Border Business Travel

Thu 23, March 2017 Read more

NECBC Program on Immigration Law is March 22 in Boston

Tue 21, March 2017 Read more

NECBC Upcoming Events to Highlight U.S.-Canada Trade, and Immigration Law

Tue 14, March 2017 Read more

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U.S. Government Announces Plans to Put Tariffs on Canadian Softwood Lumber
Published April 25th, 2017
On April 24, the U.S. Commerce Department announced its investigation has once again concluded that softwood lumber imports are unfairly subsidized.  As noted by the CBC: &ld… more »

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May Luncheon Meeting
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 11:30a.m.-02:00p.m.
Keynote Speaker:  Mike Savage, Mayor, Halifax, NSHampshire House, 84 Beacon Street, Boston, MAL…

The World in Flux Commonwealth Perspectives
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 05:30p.m.-07:30p.m.
Panelists:  Harriet Cross, Consul General, U.K.; David Alward,ConsulGeneral, Canada; Upendra Mi…

25th Annual U.S./Canada Energy, Trade and Technology Conference
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - Thursday, November 09, 2017
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