CTCC Meeting with The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

On Saturday, November 25th, 2017, the Board of Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce (CTCC) had a meeting with the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Honorable Navdeep Bains. The past President of CTCC and current Member of Parliament for Scarborough Rouge Park Honorable Gary Anadasangaree was present at the meeting as well.

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The purpose of this meeting was to establish a relationship between Government of Canada and CTCC. The Board has enlightened the Minister regarding the Mission of CTCC, and the Minister had provided assurances to assist CTCC’s various initiatives in facilitating and empowering the Tamil business community.

During the meeting the Board has discussed the following subjects in detail with the Minister:

Women Entrepreneurs: The Honorable Navdeep Bains congratulated CTCC members for electing their first woman President. CTCC conveyed to the Minister its focus this year to help nurture women in entrepreneurship by further developing capacity building initiatives for women entrepreneurs and also highlighting the success of young women entrepreneurs. CTCC hopes to work with our government, agencies and other community organizations to achieve this goal.