Canada Pakistan Business Council

Canada-Pakistan Business Council was registered in Montreal in 1983,as a non-profit organization by several business organizations of Canadian and Pakistani origin, to promote trade between Canada and Pakistan.

CPBC is a well reputed organization recognized by both the Governments of Canada and Pakistan.


Canada Pakistan Business Council has developed the Canada Pakistan Business Web Portal with the support by a contribution from Global Affairs, Canada.

This revolutionary business portal will allow businesses in Canada and Pakistan to connect, explore, view, and pursue opportunities with their industries and connect with their counterparts in the other country. The Trade Linkage Portal is being mainstreamed through targeted outreach, both in Canada and Pakistan in sectors of the highest trading through our strategic partners and stakeholders.

Please Signup /Register your company/business through this portal and connect with your future business partners.
Three Ways to Register:
Visit our website; and click the Cpbcportal Tab

Go Directly to the Portal:

Contact Team CPBC to assist in on-boarding.

CPBC will be pleased to host exclusive webinars with our Stakeholders & Partners in Pakistan & Canada to further explain the focus of the portal & assist with the registration process

Algoma University and CPBC collaborate for Advancement of Women Through Education

Canada Pakistan Business Council (CPBC) and Algoma University have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work with the to strengthen educational opportunities for women in Pakistan through the creation of the Program for Women’s Advancement.

CPBC is pleased to partner with Algoma University under the leadership of President & Vice chancellor, Asima Vezina. This synergistic collaboration started as a conversation between the two organizations as CPBC has not only worked tirelessly to acknowledge the contribution of professional women with awards and recognition but also empowered them with mentorship where possible.  Hence promoting and supporting women on various platforms. Algoma University has very similar goals while growing its international reach and aspiring to make a difference to help create opportunities for women.

This unique program has been co-developed by AU and CPBC in its offering customized to provide education and the mentorship to boost confidence of these women to move forward. This is to target the talent that may not have the opportunity to study abroad. More than an academic experience, it is holistic learning opportunity for aspiring women interested in gaining global perspectives, skills, and work experience in a Canadian context.

“This partnership builds on the strengths of both Algoma University and the Canada P

akistan Business Council,” says Asima Vezina, President and Vice-Chancellor, Algoma University. “Through CPBC’s vast network of Canadian business owners and community leaders, students will be linked to mentorship opportunities and aspiring entrepreneurs. By working together to support students, Algoma University and the Canada Pakistan Business Council will provide a customized educational experience specifically designed to build entrepreneurial and leadership skills for women in Pakistan.”

The initial initiative is the creation of a focused two year post graduate program for women from Pakistan who demonstrate leadership skills and desire to advance and empower themselves to contribute to society on their career and personal fronts. A solid start to many interactive programs and collaborations with Pakistan as there are tons of opportunities. Algoma has for the first time offered this holistic and is offering bursaries to all students who sign up and qualify for this program. We are closely working with the Algoma Foundation which will issue tax receipts to potential donors for scholarships, many have already shown keen interest in supporting these women to make a difference in their lives and lives of others around them.

“The Canada Pakistan Business Council is thrilled to partner with Algoma University on this program to create opportunities and global exposure for women in Pakistan” Samir Dossal, President, Canada Pakistan Business Council. “The council’s commitment to strengthening ties between Canada and Pakistan is reflected in our commitment to joint initiatives with strategic partners. We are fortunate to have found a strong university partner for this project.”

Canada Pakistan Council for Education (CPCE) established in 2019/2020 under the umbrella of the Canada Pakistan Business Council will be an integral part of this program with on the ground support in Pakistan for both Algoma University and CPBC.

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