Author: Canadian Network of North Carolina

A social and professional networking group for Canadians living and working in North Carolina

Business event: Technology and Economic Development Panel

For our business community: Partner organizations the Triangle British-American Business Council (Triangle BABC-NC) and the Organization of Women in International Trade – Greater Triangle (OWIT-GT) will be hosting a distinguished panel of experts to discuss the importance of Technology for Economic Development in our Region.

Topics for discussion will include:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Big Data: Big Challenge or Big Opportunity?
  • Internet of Things
  • Technology, Innovation and Education: Tech Talent Scorecard
  • Blockchain Technology Applications
  • Economic Development Benefits of the Triangle as a Tech Hub

The event will take place Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM in Cary.
See event page for details. When registering, use Partner Rates Code: TP0910

Discount to Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest at Marbles IMAX

If you missed out on the free showing of Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest 3D back in June, save on tickets with a special discount code. Now’s your chance to see the stunning documentary and save $1 per ticket and no ticket fees. Just use the promocode “Canadawhen purchasing your tickets online. It will be playing through September and periodically throughout the school year at Marbles IMAX in Downtown Raleigh.

In Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest you’ll journey to a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters and the all-white spirit bear — the rarest bear on earthFound on Canada’s remote Pacific coast, it is the last intact temperate rainforest in the world, a place protected by the region’s indigenous people for millennia. Narrated by Ryan Reynolds. 40 minutes.

August Events in Charlotte

The Canadians Living in Charlotte NC meetup group have a couple of events in August:

Canadian Movie Night
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Join the group to watch the movie One Week, a Canadian drama film directed by Michael McGowan and starring Joshua Jackson, Liane Balaban, and Campbell Scott. The film debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2008.
See the event page for details

Afternoon Coffee and Socializing
Saturday, August 24, 2019
The group invites everyone to get together and share a coffee, a fresh pastry and some socializing.
See the event page for details

Cultural Event: A Global Talk on Iran

The organization behind the annual International Festival are hosting a talk and dinner on Iran, the evening of Saturday, July 28. Iran is in the news a lot lately in regard to politics and hostilities, but there is not much understanding about the lives and views of Iran’s population. They invite all interested to join them for a Persian dinner and a conversation about how people on the ground are experiencing these conflicts and sanctions, and how they see the US.

Full event details can be found on the ticket page. For a 10% discount, please enter the code IFCulturalGroup at the “enter promo code” prompt.

Happy Canada Day!

CNNC wishes all Canadians in North Carolina a happy July 1st!

Thank you to all who joined us on Saturday for the Canada Day celebration at the Carolina Ale House in Brier Creek. Here are some photos of the event, including the winners of the kids’ colouring contest, trivia game, and the various door prizes.

A million thanks to Carolina Ale House for hosting us!

Charlotte: Canada Day House Concert & Pot Luck

Members of the Canadians Living in Charlotte NC meetup group invite you to join them in their backyard on Saturday, June 28th for their second House Concert & Pot Luck. The concert will feature Eddie Turner, blues guitarist. In the Charlotte area? Join the group to see event details.

Join us for Canada Day Cake, Trivia, and More

We will be gathering at Carolina Ale House in Raleigh’s Brier Creek to celebrate Canada Day on June 29th from 11:30am to 3pm.

Trivia and corn hole for adults; face painting and colouring contest for kids.
50/50 drawing and raffle prizes.

Canada Day Cake for everyone!

The Carolina Ale House will have Labatt and poutine on the menu in addition to the offerings on their regular menu.

DETAILS:
WHERE: Carolina Ale House, 7981 Skyland Ridge Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617
WHEN: Saturday, June 29 @ 11:30am-3pm
WHAT: Pay your own tab

We kindly ask that you register in advance so we have a more accurate head count and the Ale House can better accommodate our group.