Volume 53 | July 28, 2017
July 2017 Newsletter
Proudly presented by the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce in British Columbia and Alberta.
EVENTS/NETWORKING
Swiss National Day Celebration 
On August 1, Switzerland is celebrating its National Day. The Swiss Canadian Mountain Range Association will organize a day full of festivities on July 29 in Vancouver. Similar events are organized in Edmonton and Calgary.

Vancouver

Save the Date - Christmas Reception: November 29, 2017
Please save the date - November 29, 2017. We would like to celebrate our Christmas Reception with you. More information will be send out soon.


Our City Ride: August 19, 2017
Do you like to bike? Would you like to be part in a mass participation bike ride in the heart of Vancouver? 
Swiss City Ride Vancouver: Let's join the event as a group!

Learn more about the event
  LOCAL NEWS
Grouse Mountain Resorts Have Been Sold
After decades, the family-owned business on Grouse Mountain has been put on sale and the resort has been sold to a Shanghai-based Investment group.

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Photo Credit: Andrea Schaffer/Flickr
Justin Trudeau on the Cover of the Rolling Stone
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be on the next cover of the Rolling Stone. He is therefore following the foot steps of former U.S presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

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Photo Credit: Rolling Stone
  INTERNATIONAL NEWS
A Swiss Company Hoping to Capture 1% of Global CO2 Emissions by 2025
On the roof of a waste incinerator outside Zurich, the Swiss firm Climeworks has built the world’s first commercial plant to suck CO2 directly from the air.

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Photo Credit: Climeworks/Julia Dunlop
Best Global Cities for Start-Ups
Which city would you chose to launch your own start-up? According to a new study, Vancouver is the best city in the world to start a new business. Surprisingly, no US-city made it into the Top 5.

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Photo Credit: Vancouver Tourism
THIS & THAT
Annual Report of the Organization of the Swiss Abroad
The annual report of the Swiss Abroad (OSA) is looking back on the activities and highlights of 2016. The OAS celebrated their 100 year anniversary last year.
How to Celebrate the Swiss National Day
The beginning of the new months starts with a big celebration for all Swiss people - Swiss National Day on August 1. Here are five traditions that all expats should try at least once.

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Photo Credit: Christof Sonderegger/Swiss Tourism
Twelve Things that Might Surprise You While Visiting Switzerland
If you are visiting Switzerland soon, be prepared, many things will surprise you. For example, the coffee to stay or the lack of red lights in the cities.

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Photo Credit: Keystone
Would You Pass a Swiss Citizenship Test?
Getting the Swiss passport is not an easy process and the questions that immigrants have to answer can be tough, even for Swiss citizens. Read the article and find out if you would pass a Swiss citizenship test.

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Photo Credit: Martin Abegglen
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