CANAM Cross-Border Trade Designated as Essential Travel

As with all aspects of the local economy, the COVID-19 pandemic is significantly impacting travel across the U.S/Canadian border. Today, the U.S. government released new restricted travel standards via the federal register. While most travel is now restricted, the movement of cargo is officially considered essential travel. International trade is

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Understanding Your Market in a Cross-Border Business

CanAm Council Meeting Looks at Operationalizing a Cross-Border Business and the Importance of Understanding your Market. By: Blair Severn, CanAm Council Executive in Residence and Chairman of Enabling Ideas It is elementary. If you want to make the grade in a cross-border business, you have to do the homework. That

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Council Boat Tour Buffalo Niagara Partnership

Council Boat Tour: Tariffs, Tourism, Talent in Buffalo Niagara

Promoting Buffalo Niagara’s recently improved public image and attracting professional talent to the region go hand in hand.  The Buffalo Niagara Partnership discussed the critical nexus between these efforts as part of our annual our annual cross-council boat tour of the Buffalo River and Outer Harbor. The day began with

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Buffalo Loves Canada

Editorial: Our Relationship With Canada Remains Vital

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership continues to push back against any policy that negatively impacts our trading relationship or friendship with Canada. Partnership President & CEO Dottie Gallagher recently penned an editorial for The Hamilton Spectator emphasizing the importance of maintaining our relationship with Canada and building bridges between Canadian and

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Council Boat Tour: Cross-Border Business Networking

The water that divides America and Canada became a meeting point for business executives from both sides of the border earlier this month.  Members of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s CanAm Council joined members of our three industry councils and members of the Greater Niagara and Hamilton chambers of commerce on

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Council Q&A: Changes Could be Coming to NAFTA

We are kicking off a new series, Council Q&A, where we highlight the expertise and knowledge of our council members on the key policy issues we are currently tackling.   To get things started, we asked CanAm Council member Pietra Lettieri Zaffram, a partner at Harris Beach, PLLC, how President Trump’s

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How Can My Canadian Company Transfer Employees Across the U.S. Border?

At Berardi Immigration Law, we provide innovative business immigration solutions to U.S. and Canadian companies with cross-border operations.  A Canadian citizen who enters the U.S. to provide management services or perform hands-on work activities should obtain a temporary work permit. Below, we take a closer look at three of the

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