Author Archives: CanSouth

About CanSouth

A social group for Canadians living and working in North Carolina

Understanding the Impact of NAFTA on the North Carolina Economy

As Canadians, you may be interested in this upcoming event about the impact of the North America Free Trade Agreement in North Carolina.

The event is organised by OWIT (the Organization of Women in International Trade – Greater Triangle, NC) and will be held on October 17.

Access event details and program (PDF) or register online!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcing the Canadian Network of North Carolina

There are some big changes coming to our group this fall.  CanSouth will officially be merging with the Canadian Business Association of North Carolina (CBA-NC) and forming a new group to comprehensively serve Canadians in the area. The new group will have a social presence, host the Canada Booth at the International Festival, provide a forum to ask questions and obtain information on a variety of services, and focus on professional networking activities.

The new group will be called the Canadian Network of North Carolina.

We are of course going to need your help to make this merger successful. In the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing additional information and asking for your feedback on several things.

  • Be on the lookout for information about our updated Facebook page, website and  email address.
  • Stay tuned for an invitation to our first Canadian Network NC social event, an informal meeting to get to know new members, ask questions and provide input on the new group.
  • Vote on the new group logo! We’ll be sending out a survey to get your input on our new look.
  • Weigh in on additional services we can offer and how best to serve you.

So please keep an eye on your emails for additional communications and don’t miss the opportunity to share your feedback.

Don’t receive our emails? Email info@cansouth.com to be added to our mailing list!

Yesterday’s Hockey Deal = Extra Perk!

Yesterday’s 3-for1 group deal includes a bonus!

Our sports correspondent negotiated a great perk that offers your group more flexibility. Multiple price ranges are allowed to make up the minimum of 10 tickets per game!

For this special offer only, your group of 10+ people can split up and sit in different sections. (Normally, the entire group has to be in the same seating area.) Prices for the various sections are listed below.

Mention group code CNNC to get this great 3-for-1 group deal and take advantage of the special perk. This offer expires on September 10!

For tickets, contact Brian Kapusta, Hurricanes Group Sales Manager: 919-861-5452 or BrianK@carolinaHurricanes.com

Hockey Deal: Special 3-for-1 Group Offer!

In collaboration with the Carolina Hurricanes, we are excited to offer a 3-for-1 Group deal on hockey tickets!

Round up your hockey buddies for a mini three-game season! To qualify for this offer, you must order a minimum of 10 tickets per game. 

With this special offer, multiple price ranges are allowed to make up the minimum of 10 tickets per game!

  1. Pick your preferred sections in the arena (see prices below)
  2. Pick one game in each of these three groups (see schedule below)
    Choose one preseason game
    Choose one Group A game  (Toronto is one of the options!)
    Choose one Group B game  (Montreal is one of the options!)
  3. Contact Brian Kapusta and mention group code: CNNC
    Brian Kapusta, Hurricanes Group Sales Manager
    Contact: 919-861-5452 or BrianK@carolinaHurricanes.com
  4.  Attend the games and have fun!

Offer expires September 10th, 2017!

International Festival Volunteers

If you’re interested in attending the International Festival of Raleigh, why not volunteer in the Canada booth for a few hours and score a free ticket!  All booth volunteers receive a ticket for admission to the full festival.  Spend some time talking with attendees about Canadian heroes and then discover heroes from around the world.

The following shifts are still available.  Please email info@cansouth.com to register:

FRIDAY: 

  • 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  (1 spot)
  • 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  (2 spots)
  • 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.  (2 spots)

SATURDAY:

  • 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.  (1 spot)

SUNDAY:

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (1 spot)
  • 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. (2 spots)
  • 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.  (1 spot)

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International Festival – Student Volunteers

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Calling all students – join us as Team Canada volunteers in our booth at the international festival! Being an ambassador for Canada during the festival can be used to fulfill volunteer hour requirements.

Anyone between the ages of 14-21 must be accompanied by an adult. If you have any questions about signing up, email us at info@cansouth.com.

Check out our EventBrite page to see what shifts are still available: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/canada-booth-volunteer-sign-up-registration-33973638066

Celebrate Canada Day with CanSouth

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Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with fellow Canadians from the Triangle!

Join us on Saturday, July 1 from 11:30am to 2:30pm for lunch and camaraderie at Sammy’s Tap and Grill.

Bring the whole family! Wear you Roots Canada shirt. Chat with old friends and make new ones. Let the kids play in the arcade. Grab a bite to eat but leave room for dessert! In addition to the regular menu, Sammy’s is offering poutine and Canadian beer specials (Labatt and Molson)! CanSouth will be serving Canada Day cake after lunch.

Register in advance and save! 
Advance tickets: $3/person (+ $1.16 Eventbrite fees)
At the door tickets: $5/person

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/canada-150-celebrations-sammys-tickets-35064611196

Each ticket includes a piece of Canada Day cake, a Canada 150 pin and a ticket for the raffle of two Canada 150 goodie bags!

Advance tickets are on sale online until June 29. 
Tickets are not refundable.
We’re looking forward to celebrating with you!