The Pop-Up Blog

Reaching Clients in the Canadian Oil Sands Market

Clark Grue, President & CEO of Rainmaker Global Business Development, discusses supply chains and how U.S. companies are able take advantage of working with Alberta’s oil sands. Rainmaker is a recognized leader in the development of market entry strategies and implementation. Operating in Europe, the United States, Canada and the Middle East, Rainmaker’s team of experts

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Eddy Isaacs, CEO of Alberta Innovates — Energy & Environment Solutions

Dr. Isaacs is responsible for Alberta’s strategic directions and investments in energy technologies, renewables and emerging technologies, and water and environmental management. He has been instrumental in promoting innovation in energy and environment across Canada and has served as co-Chair of the Energy Technology Working Group of the Canadian Council of Energy Ministers. Here he

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Consul General Prato Discusses Energy at Pop Up

On 9 April 2014, Canadian Consul General John F. Prato discussed the relationship between Pennsylvania and Canada, particularly in relation to the oil and gas industry.

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Pop-Up Canada! seminar offers advice to Pennsylvanian companies interested in the Alberta Oil Sands

Panelists at a Pop-Up Canada! seminar on Tuesday April 10th gave audience members advice on how Pennsylvania companies can take part in business opportunities offered by Canada’s oil sands in northern Alberta. The Canadian oil sands are the third-largest proven crude oil reserve in the world, next to Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Analysts agree they’re a great

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The Merits of Doing Business in Canada: Pop-Up Canada Seminar

The Canadian Consulate and PNC Financial Services hosted a business seminar this morning during Pop-Up Canada! discussing reasons why it’s advantageous to do business in Canada.  Consul General John Prato spoke to a group that included members of the business community, investors and journalists about many of the reasons Canada is good choice for companies,

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Pop-Up Canada! Seminiar Showcases Energy Innovations

Don Hodor, Founder of the Southpointe Chamber and Marcellus Shale Chamber, presents Consul General of Canada John Prato with a plaque commemorating the Southpointe/Marcellus partnership during Pop-Up Canada! On Tuesday April 8, Pop-Up Canada! featured a multi-faceted seminar showcasing significant innovations currently used in the Alberta oil sands and the Marcellus Shale — new processes

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GE Outlines the Latest Water and Process Technologies from the Alberta Oil Sands

Peter Macios, Executive Product Manager for Water and Process Technologies at GE, delivered a fascinating presentation on Pop-Up Tuesday, outlining GE’s latest work on water reuse and recycling.  GE has a research and development innovation centre in Calgary that focuses on energy and water usage. Macios noted that, through the work GE is doing in the

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An heir to hockey history visits Pop-Up Canada on opening day.

An Heir to Hockey History Visits Pop-Up Canada

Pop-Up Canada! had a great surprise on the opening day of its week-long celebration of the Canada-Pittsburgh relationship —  a day that saw over 1,000 Pittsburghers stand in line to see hockey’s Stanley Cup, a trophy so steeped in history that it is often cited as the greatest trophy in sports. Included among avid Cup viewers  was Andrew Imbeau, a Pittsburgher and dual American-Canadian

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Pop-Up Canada! Kicks off in Downtown Pittsburgh

(video courtesy the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) Pop-Up Canada! got off to a start this morning with the unveiling of the Stanley Cup Trophy by Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States Gary Doer, and Canada’s Consul General in New York John Prato. The trophy is on display for Monday only at the week-long

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Pittsburgh welcomes Pop-Up Canada!

Pittsburgh’s Mayor William Peduto is extending a warm greeting to Pop-Up Canada!, a trade and cultural initiative by the Consulate General of Canada in New York setting up residency at 623 Smithfield Street in downtown Pittsburgh from April 7-11, 2014. “On behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, I’d like to welcome Pop up Canada! to

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