Arizona Canada Week 2017

2016-12-18T15:21:49-07:00December 18th, 2016|Canada Week, Canadians in Arizona|

Canada and the United States have enjoyed a long and enduring relationship on a broad range of issues, which has led to strong military and economic partnerships, cultural ties and a strengthened relationship throughout the years. The combined Canada and Arizona bilateral trade exceed $3.7 billion dollars each year. Over [...]

WestJet adds Canada flights from Mesa

2016-12-13T09:55:22-07:00December 13th, 2016|Canadians in Arizona, Travel to Arizona|

WestJet Airlines plans to start service between Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and two Canadian cities in January. The Canadian carrier, which already serves several destinations in Canada from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, will offer non-stop flights to Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta, from the east Mesa airport. The Calgary service will be offered three times a [...]

Warm Arizona winter could mean more snowbirds

2016-11-01T15:12:17-07:00November 1st, 2016|Canadians in Arizona, News, Tourism|

La Nina conditions could bring a warm, dry winter to Arizona and colder, snowy weather in Canada and the northern U.S. Sources as varied as the Climate Prediction Center, La Niña forecasts and the "Canadian Farmers’ Almanac" are calling for conditions that could lead us to see larger-than-normal flocks of snowbirds this winter. The Climate [...]

Arizona Governor calls for more Canada U.S. trading

2016-10-06T11:34:17-07:00October 6th, 2016|Business, Canadians in Arizona|

Arizona’s Republican Governor is touring Canada urging corporate leaders to ignore the anti-trade rhetoric that is dominating the U.S. presidential campaign and keep investing in U.S. expansion. Governor Doug Ducey, who was in Toronto on Tuesday pitching Arizona to a business audience in Toronto, proudly pointed out that 350 Canadian companies do business in his [...]

Governor Ducey Heading to Canada

2016-10-04T09:56:10-07:00October 4th, 2016|Business, Canadians in Arizona|

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is headed north of the border, taking Arizona business leaders with him to Canada this week. The delegation will be in Toronto Tuesday through Thursday. While there, Ducey will deliver a keynote address to the Canadian Club of Toronto. He will also ring the opening bell at the Toronto Stock Exchange. [...]

American tourist destinations try to lure Canadians as loonie drops

2016-07-27T17:00:43-07:00July 27th, 2016|Business, Canadians in Arizona|

Several American businesses are freezing their prices and trying to appeal to Canadians in a bid to have them cross the border this summer. The loonie’s ongoing drop — which began in 2014 — has led to many people choosing places other than the U.S. for vacation. Last year, about 1.29 million people crossed [...]

Canada is important player in Arizona economy

2016-04-22T14:18:18-07:00April 22nd, 2016|Business, Canadians in Arizona|

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, officials say. Canada is the state’s No. 2 trading partner, with $3.7 billion in bilateral trade in 2015. And Canadians’ roots in Arizona go deep, said Glenn Williamson, honorary consul [...]

What to know about getting a U.S. mortgage

2016-03-22T13:50:13-07:00March 22nd, 2016|Business, Canadians in Arizona, Real Estate|

Although Canadians and Americans share the same continent, live across from one another on the world’s longest undefended border and speak, mainly, the same language, there is one undeniable geographical advantage that the United States possesses in abundance: year-round warm weather locales. This has led many Canadians to think about buying a property in a [...]

2016 Regina Spring Home Show

2016-03-21T14:14:08-07:00March 21st, 2016|Business, Canadians in Arizona, News, Tourism|

The Canada to Arizona team took their show on the road attending the 40th Annual Spring Home Show in Regina Saskatchewan from March 17-20th 2016. The Regina Spring Home Show is one of the largest home, renovating, landscaping and lifestyle shows in all of Canada with over 50,000 attendees, hundreds of exhibitors and amazing seminars [...]

RBC Golf Classic 2016 in Arizona

2016-02-24T10:54:32-07:00February 24th, 2016|Arizona Events, Canada Week, Canadians in Arizona|

The Annual RBC Golf Classic tournament featured golf teams representing the U.S. and Canada who squared off in a Vegas shot-gun tournament. Following the golf event, participants gathered for lunch and a silent auction benefiting the Make A Wish Foundation of Arizona. Thank you to RBC Bank for inviting the [...]

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