Past Events

Belgian National Day 2020! 

Virtual Beer Tasting with “Beer Knight” Guy McClelland of McClelland Premium Imports, more info here.

BCBC Series More info: Frites Night, Belgians in Canada, Business with Belgium.

Belgian National Day in Torontoclick here for 2013 to 2017, 2019

Economic Challenges Facing the New Federal Government followed by A Guided Belgian Beer Tasting

On October 15, 2019 Craig Alexander, Partner & Chief Economist at Deloitte Canada delivered a lecture on Canada’s economic challenges, and Stephen Beaumont guided the audience in a superb journey of Belgian beers. Read more…

Saint Nicolas Fundraiser

Thank you to our sponsors, donors, and friends throughout the Belgian community, BCBC’s Annual Saint Nicolas Fundraiser benefits the Labatt Family Heart Centre at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). More info here.

BCBC Wine Tasting

Special Events

Welcome Reception Belgian Ambassador to Canada H.E. Johan Verkammen

Oct 24, 2018 Click here for the pictures.

Belgian State Visit Comes to Toronto

BCBC Vice-Presidents André van der Heyden & Christian Frayssignes with Their Majesties King Philippe & Queen Mathilde of Belgium; The Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research, Innovation an and Science; and His Excellency Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Belgium in SIAL 2019

On April 30, 2019 BCBC hosted the Belgian companies coming to Toronto to participate in SIAL Canada with Belgian Ambassador H.E. Johan Verkammen.

Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp, Trade Mission to Canada

“To become the Capital of Things, that is the ambition of the City of Antwerp; our Capital of Things will be a smart city that embraces e-health, industry 4.0, a smart port and circular economy” indicated Mr. Bart De Wever Mayor of Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world.. Read more..

The Belgian, British and Dutch chambers hosted a Royal Afternoon Tea at the Windsor Arms Hotel. Did you know that multiple European royals have their birthdays in the month of April?

On March 1, 2018 at the beautiful Toronto Botanical Garden, Visit Flanders announced the launch of The Peace Year.

Corinne MacLellan , Veerle ViaeneJanice Ruddock and Sandra Conrad — THANK YOU — Visit Flanders reported a 120% increase in Canadian visitation to Flanders Fields in 2017 – #CanadaRemembers – during the centennial of #PeaceYear more numbers will follow! 

Reception held in honour of the visit of Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice- Minister-President and Minister of Economics and Foreign Affairs of Wallonia and presentations CETA  – New Opportunities for Canada and Belgium. October 30, 2015 Read more…


Welcome reception for H.E. Raoul Delcorde, Ambassador of Belgium to Canada November 3, 2014


Belgian Days in Toronto May 11, 12, 2016 ~ click here for the full report

A recollection of previous years

Don Johnston, Jonas De Meyer, Taïs Bangala, Oliver Heijmans, Christian Frayssignes, H.E. Raoul Delcorde, H.E. Marie-Anne Coninsx, Frank Murari, André van der Heyden, Julien Lecomte

Belgian National Day in Ottawa BCBC Directors with H.E.Raoul Delcorde, Ambassador of Belgium to Canada and H.E.Marie-Anne Coninsx, EU Ambassador to Canada.

King's Birthday

King’s Day 2012 with Johan Casaer, Consul of Belgium in Toronto