Our Vision and Mission

The Canadian Council for the Americas Alberta is the pre-eminent link between Alberta-based businesses and the markets of Latin America and the Caribbean. Through a variety of informational events and networking opportunities, CCA’s mission is to forge enhanced trade linkages between Alberta companies and countries of this region. CCA’s members and audience are composed of large, medium and small size organizations in the oil and gas and another sectors interested in doing business or expanding its operations to Mexico and Latin America. Other members include government agencies and educational institutions which mandate is on international trade and investment opportunities between Canada and the Americas region. CCA Alberta is a non-for-profit organization which has been in operations since 1992. CCA’s Board of Directors is formed by corporate members working in in the energy and other strategic sectors for Alberta interested in the development of relationships and trade development with the Americas region. 

Upcoming events

Board of Directors

Miguel Cortines
The Canadian Council
for the Americas Alberta

Bruce Cameron

SunGod Resources

Amelia Kiddle
Chair Essay Prize
University of Calgary, Coordinator
Latin America Studies

Guillermo Sordo
Chair Volunteer Engagement

Harrie Vredenburg

Director at Large
Haskayne School of Business
Academic Director EMBA

Wes Scott

Director at Large
DMG Events
Executive Vice President

Anne-Marie Simoneau
Director at Large
Export Development Canada
Senior Account Manag 

Chris Diaper
Director at Large
Tec Edmonton
Director Strategic Initiatives

Carlo Dade
Director at Large
Canada West Foundation
Director, Centre for Trade & Investment Policy

Benigno Rojas-Moreno
Director at Large
Alberta Economic Development and Trade
Senior Director, Latin America

Lorena Patterson
Director at Large
TransCanada Corporation
Stakeholder & Commercial Relations Director

Carine Graziano
Director at Large
Global Affairs Canada
Trade Commissioner

Advisory Board

Monica Rovers
Head Business Development
Global Energy
Toronto Stock Exchange

David Najera

Ecovolution Inc.
Dr. Stephen Randall
Professor Emeritus
University of Calgary  

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