The Embassy of Belgium in Ottawa is recruiting
a Trilingual Executive Assistant to the Ambassador
- A varied job with responsibility and visibility in a pleasant international environment;
- Contract of indefinite duration, starting on April 15th 2019;
- Competitive and secure salary and working conditions.
The Embassy of Canada to Belgium and Luxembourg is hiring an Investment Officer. This is an excellent opportunity to build, maintain and develop a strong pipeline and network of new investment leads into Canada from the Benelux region. Deadline to apply is Feb 2, 2019. Details in the link:http://wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=%202684&
By Ken Mark, Freelance writer.
On November 16 at the KPMG offices at 333 Bay Street the Belgian Canadian Business Chamber hosted seminar on the recently announced European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
In his opening remarks, Christian Frayssignes, vice-president of the Canadian Belgian Canadian Business Chamber (CBBC) reported that in the first year of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the 28-member European Union, Canadian exports increased 3.3 -per cent imports rose 12.5 per cent.
André van der Heyden, CBBC vice-president and COO also reminded the audience that Brussels is the de facto capital of Europe being the home for several major European Union governing bodies as well as the ideal entry point for goods to reach more than half of the EU’s 510 million consumers. Continue reading
BELANGRIJK – IMPORTANT
Do you need a new passport in the coming months and do you wish to have your biometric data taken in during a visit from the Flying Kit in Toronto on 7 and 8 November 2018? This link will explain you how to proceed.
Hebt u in de volgende maanden een nieuw paspoort nodig en wenst u uw biometrische gegevens te laten opnemen tijdens het bezoek van de Flying Kit in Toronto op 7 en 8 november 2018? U vindt de procedure in deze link.
Vous avez besoin d’un nouveau passeport dans les mois à venir ? Il vous est possible de faire enregistrer vos données biométriques lors de la visite du « flying kit » à Toronto les 7 et 8 novembre 2018? Toutes les informations sont disponibles dans ce lien.
David Goffin will be playing in the Rogers Cup
alongside the best tennis players in the world.
Great news – David is scheduled to play Canadian, Milos Raonic on Centre Court on Monday night!
This will be a packed house so David will need all the support he can get!
would like to extend an invitation to the Belgian community in Toronto and area to allow an opportunity to see him play live and fill the stadium for his match via a discounted ticket program.
to get discounted tickets.
PS – Make sure to tell your group to bring their Belgian flags and wave them proudly!!
BRUSSELS FOOD FAIR
Salon de l’Alimentation
The biggest covered market in Belgium
13 – 21 October 2018 ~ https://www.salonalimentation.be
Meet more than 115,000 buyers !
The 89th edition of the « Salon de l’Alimentation » is a big covered
market with restaurants, where small craftsmen’s work meets
products entertainment !
Salon de l’Alimentation is a large exhibition representing multiple
Gastronomy (restaurants, bars, food trucks, traditional booths,…)
Fashion, jewelry, beauty products,…
Home decoration and living
Craftsmen’s from all over the world (Senegal, Japan, Morocco, Vietnam,…)
Demonstration (championship of apprentice bakers, cooking shows,…)
9 days including 2 weekends – no conflict with the school holidays
National Fair with a strong media plan: radio, daily press, free
press,… Continue reading
“Two of the world’s premier teams face off on Tuesday in the 2018 World Cup semifinals as Belgium and France meet at 2 p.m. ET. It’s just the third time these two squads have met in a World Cup. France won a 1986 meeting on penalty kicks and cruised 3-1 way back in 1938. Belgium won a 4-3 friendly in 2015, the last time these nations met on the pitch. The winner heads to the 2018 World Cup final on July 15. France is the 2018 World Cup favorite to win it all at 2-1 odds, while Belgium is the second-biggest favorite at 5-2.”
But we know who’s going to win, right?
Join us on Tuesday July 10th at 2 pm at Le Petit Dejeuner (191 King Street East, Toronto, ON)
Go Red Devils Go!!!!