The Durham Economic Prosperity Committee of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon and roundtable session with U.S. Consul General Jim Dickmeyer on June 21st at the Col. R.S. McLaughlin Armoury, Ontario Regiment, Officer’s Mess in Oshawa.
Mr. Dickmeyer, along with Doug Jacobson with the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service office and Jeff Izzo, Chief of Political and Economic Affairs at the U.S. Consulate General Toronto toured the General Motors of Canada Automotive Centre of Excellence at UOIT (ACE) and Parkwood Estates prior to joining Durham Region’s key business leaders for lunch.
The roundtable session, facilitated by Greater Oshawa Chamber President Dan Carter, gave the attendees a chance to share their organization’s challenges and opportunities and discuss Canada/U.S. issues affecting the Region. Mr. Dickmeyer provided an update on priorities of the U.S. administration and of the consulate in Toronto. Pictured above, from left to right, are Dr. Colin Carrie, Member of Parliament, Oshawa; Greater Oshawa Chamber President Dan Carter of Channel 12; U.S. Consul General Jim Dickmeyer and Regional and Oshawa City Councillor, Bob Chapman.