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Canadian Expat Network NewsApril 16th,  2013
Canadian Consulate of Atlanta Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Atlanta Consulate 40th

How time flies! In 1972 the Government of Canada announced a new  Consulate General in Atlanta to represent Canadian interests in the South-eastern U.S.

Despite the worst ice storm in recorded Georgia history, the Consulate General of Canada officially opens its doors in Atlanta on January 11, 1973, in the presence of over 160 guests including the Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Marcel Cadieux. The location is the Coastal States Building in downtown Atlanta.

Featured Articles:

 CEN Survey: Have you been to Canadian Consulate event in the past?
This year the Canadian Consulate of Canada is celebrating their 40th year.

Featured Event: Great Big Sea Perform in Washington, DC
Concert on Aril 17th at 8:00 PM.

Featured Event: Notice of Annual Meeting of CANY Members
Takes Place on April 29th at 6:00pm.

Governor Scott Signs International Driver's License Bill at Florida Chamber of Commerce's International Days
Joined by Consulates General from countries in South America, Europe and North America, Governor Rick Scott today signed HB 7059 by Representative Daniel Davis relating to drivers licensing into law.

Canadian Oil, the Keystone Pipeline and the Chinese
A Chinese oil company this month bought a small but significant player in the Canadian oil sands, the third-largest deposit of accessible oil in the world and the source of more than a quarter of U.S. oil imports.

ICF 2013 Visionary of the Year: Blackberry Co-Founder Mike Lazaridis
The Intelligent Community Forum is proud to name BlackBerry Founder and Vice Chairman Mike Lazaridis as the Intelligent Community Visionary of the Year for 2013.

Interview with Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer
Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer was recently in North Carolina attending events in both Charlotte and Raleigh. Ambassador Doer was interviewed by WFAE 90.7 in Charlotte.
Not all Stock Buybacks are Created Equal
To an income oriented investor, today's low interest rates are proving to be a challenge. The "easy money" policies of most central banks have driven interest rates "lower for longer" and created a demand for income oriented equities.

Repaying Home Buyer Plan (HBP) and Non-Residents
At Gedeon Law & CPA, we've worked with many Canadians who have taken out money from their RRSPs under the Home Buyers' Plan (HBP) and then moved to the US with an unpaid balance.

Immigration News: FY2014 H-1B Cap Reached
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on Friday that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2014.

Canada Loses out on Drug Pricing: UBC Study
Health systems worldwide are increasingly negotiating secret price rebates from pharmaceutical companies and Canadians risk losing out on the deal.
$1,000 CDN = $977.46 USD
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