Nordic Consular Cup Golf Tournament

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The CFCC President Marika Arovuo handing over the trophy to Swedish Chamber Chairman Lennart P. Kleine

In September, the CFCC alongside the Swedish and Danish Chambers organized the 12th annual Nordic Consular Nordic Cup Golf Tournament. With record breaking 116 golfers got together at Royal Ontario Golf Club in Milton.

Evening highlight was the delicious three course dinner and raffle that had 88 prices to be won!

The day was a great success thanks to the organizing committee, our sponsors, and all the participants.

Save the date for the next year’s tournament, which will be held at the same course: Thursday, September th, 2023.


The CFCC’s Quebec Chapter activities


The CFCC Board members and Quebec Chapter representatives Jacques S. Darche and Silvestrin-Racine with visitors from Think Tank / Finland.

In August, the Québec Chapter of the CFCC assisted and welcomed to Montréal a delegation of 18 representatives of Finnish municipalities and universities. Organized by Demos Helsinki, the Think Tank is preparing a report on the urban planning questions facing Montréal and its region, as well as providing ideas and solutions from the Montréal experience to what Finnish municipalities are experiencing. Among others, in the picture are Minna Karhunen (CEO of Suomen Kuntaliitto – Association of Finnish Municipalities), Daniel Sazonov (Deputy Mayor of Helsinki) as well as Victor Silvestrin-Racine and Jacques S. Darche, Board Members of the CFCC.


In October, a delegation from Team Renewable Arctic Finland (TRAF) came to Québec City on a trade mission with a focus on the maritime industry. The delegation was welcomed in Montréal by the Québec Chapter of the CFCC.

The CFCC’s representatives attending local events

Tuula and Marika

Honorary President, Tuula Kivinen and current President of the CFCC, Marika Arovuo bringing their greetings at the Finnish Social Club’s 90th anniversary gala.


Belgium Canadian Business Chamber (BCBC) business networking event in October.

In the picture from left the CFCC’s EUCCAN representative Ilari Arovuo, Marika Arovuo, Swedish Canadian Chamber of Commerce (SCCC) Board Director Nicholas Landry, VP of the BCBC Anne Popoff, the President of the BCBC Xavier Van Overmeire, and the Executive Director of the BCBC Idalia Obregon. 


Canada Poland Chamber of Commerce (CPCC) event Doing Business with Government of Canada.

Public Services and Procurement Canada, Government of Canada representatives with Marika and Ilari Arovuo.


The CFCC’s former representatives of the European Union Chamber of Commerce  in Canada (EUCCAN), Johanna Tarvainen-Lee and Tuula Kivinen received a recognition of their outstanding contributions at the EUCCAN board.

If you are not familiar, the CFCC is a Networking Community dedicated to creating an environment to benefit Canadian and Finnish business relationships. Members enjoy fun social events, business building education, and make valuable professional connections.

Click the links below to find out even more benefits of joining the Canada Finland Chamber of Commerce: