AoA Webinar – Investing in Canada in 2024: The British Columbia Story


February 12, 2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



Event Organizer

Alliance of Angels

Join us for an insightful webinar on doing business in Canada and the state of the BC startup economy and doing, co-organized by BC Trade and Invest, the Alliance of Angels, and the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle. This session is designed for businesses and entrepreneurs looking to explore and understand the dynamics of entering and thriving in the Canadian market, particularly in British Columbia.

Fiona Brown, Partner, Aird & Berlis LLP
Fiona has extensive experience advising international businesses entering the Canadian market, including British Columbia. To date, she has advised more than 100 companies expanding into Canada. Fiona advises clients in this space all day, every day. She has been practising for more than a decade and is a regular speaker and writer on market expansion matters. Fiona is proud to have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Benchmark Canada. A proactive and comprehensive approach is required to succeed in a new market. Fiona manages teams of other lawyers and patent agents to provide her clients with a full range of legal services to help their businesses grow. She acts as project manager to ensure her clients receive seamless legal services in all relevant areas. Fiona takes great care to understand her clients’ businesses and deliver advice that is tailored to meeting their specific needs. Her responsiveness, dedication to clear communication and hands-on approach show that she is personally invested in the success of her clients.

Felix NG, Partner, Aird & Berlis LLP
Felix is a dedicated corporate lawyer. He is committed to learning about the intricacies of his clients’ businesses in order to help them reach their goals. Felix’s clients appreciate his responsiveness and problem-solving skills on a wide variety of corporate matters. Felix is a member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group. His practice focuses on M&A transactions and advising international clients on expanding their businesses into Canada, including into British Columbia. Felix represents clients in a range of industries, including pharma, e-commerce, transportation, agriculture, food and beverage and construction. Felix has passed Level III of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program.

Nicolas Santo, BC Trade and Invest Representative in Seattle, will be moderating the panel, bringing his unique insights and experiences to the discussion.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from industry experts on expanding your business into Canada. Register now and be part of this informative session!