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Canada looking at Panama for agricultural investment

Canadian businessmen, encouraged by the benefits of the newly implemented Free Trade agreement (FTA)with Panama, are studying the benefits of investing in local agriculture. A group from Canada recently visited farms in Cocle and Los Santos and according to Johnnie Sbrocci, of C.O.D. Fresh, they are evaluating whether to import papaya and some tubers next […]

Effective Today, Harper Government Secures Competitive Edge for Canadian Exporters to Panama

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, today announced the entry into force of a bilateral free trade agreement between Canada and Panama that immediately secures a competitive advantage for Canadian exporters. “Canada’s Economic Action Plan, with its focus on creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity in every […]

Savouring a Taste of Canada for 5 days

Canadians in Panama have a reputation for arriving on time, or even early, which sometimes confuses local businesses. A good example was of the CanadaPLUS club over two years ago. The event was due to start at 7 pm. The owner of the restaurant told his staff to be there at 6.30. The line up […]

Canadian Pulse Mission to Panama

“This trade agreement between Canada and Panama will give Canadian exporters and farmers greatly improved access to this market, and give Panama access to suppliers from Canada who will compete on the basis of price and quality, not market distorting tariffs,” says Gordon Bacon, CEO of Pulse Canada and the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA). […]

PanCanada´s Members Enjoy Inaugural Rides on Panama´s New Subway System (Metro)

Last March, Courtesy of Min. Roberto Roy and PanCanada member, Luis Manuel Hernadez, several PanCanada members enjoyed free rides on Panama City´s new “Metro” (Subway system). We were able to book 3 different groups during three days, and offered our membership an tour of the new fcilities, and all stops.  Metro employees and engineers were […]

COPA Expands Canadian Destinations to include Montreal

COPA Airlines, Corproate member PanCanada, has expanded its Candian destinations to include Montreal.  The inaugural flight was on June 2nd, 2014.  Sylvia Cesaratto, Canadian Ambassador to Panama accompanied Pablo de la Guardia and other COPA Executives in a brief ribbon cutting ceremony at Tocument International Airport. PanCanada members are delighted at this new opportunity for […]

Minister Fast Marks First Anniversary of Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement

April 1, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement reflects Canada’s ambitious pro-trade plan to create jobs and provide Canadian exporters with a competitive edge The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today marked the first anniversary of the coming into force of the Canada-Panama Free […]