Step-by-step guide to exporting from Canada.

Exporting to the EU - A Guide for Canadian Business

Guide to Horizon 2020 for Canadian Researchers. This guide is intended to help Canadian researchers and innovators find and take advantage of opportunities to collaborate with European colleagues in Horizon 2020, the latest Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union. was launched as the English-language Point of Single Contact (PSC) for resident and foreign entrepreneurs, who want to establish a business or do business in the Netherlands. Its goal is to improve the awareness of and service to foreign entrepreneurs, to promote entrepreneurship and to attract foreign investment. The site offers information about starting a business and doing business in the Netherlands, about available subsidies, regulations and taxes. It also links to online business procedures and assistance. This allows entrepreneurs a quick and clear way to the right information or action. was commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and developed by digital entrepreneurs plaza (Ondernemersplein) of the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce.

Chambers and Associations

The CETA Market Access Program for EU Businesses. The European Union Chamber of Commerce in Canada (EUCCAN) is the umbrella organization of 24 European Union bilateral Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations and 3 associate members from other European countries, in Canada. EUCCAN has the mission of becoming “The Business Voice of Europe” throughout Canada.

Canadian Netherlands Business and Professional Association in Toronto

Dutch-Canadian Cultural Society based in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Canada

Holland International Distribution Council (HIDC) Dutch: Nederland Distributieland (NDL) – is a private, non-profit organization providing matchmaking services for logistics partnerships in Europe. HIDC represents the Dutch logistics sector, and helps international companies make a smooth entry into the European market through the region’s leading gateway; the Netherlands. is a non-profit organization with an ideal of collaboration between the sustainable building sector in Canada and The Netherlands. This online community is created for knowledge exchange and discussion between enthusiasts for sustainability in the built environment.


2018 was a fantastic year for the Netherlands missions in Canada. Here is a short look back at what happened - including the visit of PM Rutte to Ottawa.

CANADA 150 & The Netherlands (July 1, 2017): a congratulatory friendship message from the Netherlands to Canada, with HE Henk van der Zwan, Ambassador to Canada, Canadian Members of Parliament The Honourable Mark Eyking and Dave Van Kesteren, Jeff Westeinde, CEO of Windmill Development, Jose van Zijl, co-owner of Dutch Groceries in Ottawa and more, explaining why Canada and the Netherlands are so compatible.

More information is available in the Member-Only section of the website. Note that you must sign in with your membership credentials to access this section.