The CABC is the voice of business in the world’s most prosperous relationship. Established in 1987 in Washington, D.C., the Council is a non-profit, non-partisan, issues-oriented organization dedicated to elevating the private sector perspective on issues that affect our two nations, Canada and the United States.
Our members are key business leaders and stakeholders from both sides of the border ranging from entrepreneurs to best name brands in the world. Collectively, CABC members employ about two million people and have annual revenues of close to $1.5 trillion. The Council's activities include high-level briefings on issues of current concern, assistance with practical trade and policy challenges, significant networking opportunities, and informative seminars.
The CABC Board roster is represented by Air Canada, Associated Equipment Distributors, Baxter, BlackBerry, Bombardier, Borden Ladner Gervais, Campbell Soup Company, Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers, Canadian National Railway, Capitol Hill Consulting Group, Dickstein Shapiro, Ford Motor Company, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Motion Picture Association-Canada, MTS Allstream, NGRAIN, Ontario Media Development Corp, Revolution Organics, Shell, Spectra Energy, Sutherland, Target, TD Bank Group, TransCanada, United Technologies and UPS.
The CABC Advisory Board is chaired by the current Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. and is composed of all former Ambassadors to Canada and the U.S., as well as former Congressman John LaFalce, former Senator Jack Austin, P.C., Q.C., and former Minister Barbara McDougall, P.C., O.C.