Thursday, July 28, 2011

Canadian Music in LA

Winnipeg native Sarah Sanguin Carter (Shark, Falling Skies) is a singer/songwriter/actor based in LA.

Her band SANGUINDRAKE is performing at House of Blues this Saturday.

House of Blues-Foundation Room
Saturday July 30th at 11:00pm
8430 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood CA

Facebook Invite:

Band Website:

House of Blues:

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Canadian Owned Business in LA

Windsor, Ontario native Jay Batten is the owner/operator of Garage Pizza with two great locations in LA.

4339 1/2 West Sunset Blvd

100 1/2 West 7th St


Saturday, July 23, 2011

International Summer Mixer

Join Canadians Abroad at the International Summer Mixer & Business Showcase in Newport Beach.

When: Thursday July 28th, 6-9PM
Where: Newport Beach Country Club
1600 E Coast Hwy. Newport Beach
Cost: Members $10 Guests $20

          Participating Organizations:

BABC OC British American Business Council Orange County 
Canada California Business Association
DACCSOCAL Danish-American Chamber of Commerce of Southern California
GABA German American Business Association in Southern California 
NACCLA The Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce
OCICA Orange County Italian Cultural Association
SACC-LA Swedish American Chamber of Commerce
Southern California Israel Chamber of Commerce 
U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Filmmaker Funding Drive

LA based Canadian actor/filmmaker Karina Wielgosz and her partner Paul Barry need your support for their documentary film called Wisia's Story. About a brave woman's journey during the Warsaw Uprising in German occupied Poland during WWII.

Please follow the link to Kickstarter and contribute what you can, so they can meet their goal before the deadline.


Friday, July 15, 2011

Cross Border Networking Mixer

Join Canadians Abroad and attorneys from the Canadian American Bar Association (CABA) on July 21, 2011 at the City Club in downtown Los Angeles for our latest Happy Hour Business Networking Mixer, where we will have representatives from Cardinal Point Wealth Management on hand to discuss current issues of importance in cross-border financial planning for Canadians and Americans.

In attendance will be the Consul General of Canada to Los Angeles - David Fransen and legal executives from major film studios.

WHAT:Happy Hour Cross-Border Networking Mixer
WHEN:July 21, 2011;  6:30 p.m. - 9:30pm
WHERE:City Club - 333 S Grand Ave., 54th Floor, Los Angeles, CA (top floor
of Wells Fargo Center, same side of street as Disney Concert Hall)
COST:$15 for Canadians Abroad or CABA members; $20 for non-members; $25 at the door.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Cross Border Tax Tips for the Canadian Expat

As a Canadian living or investing in the US, you probably have many tax questions relating to your cross-border tax obligations.

Here's your chance to get your tax questions answered.

Marc Gedeon is a CPA and lawyer living in Southern California who can help you with all your cross-border tax matters. Originally from Canada, Mr. Gedeon provides both US and Canadian tax services to clients who have tax obligations on both sides of the border. Mr. Gedeon regularly provides tax planning and compliance to Canadians living, working or investing in the United States, including the prearation of tax returns in both countries.

Mr. Gedeon is available to provide information or advice concerning questions such as:
1.       Do you need to file a US and/or Canadian tax return?
2.       Do you have tax obligations if you are a non-resident or a part year resident?
3.       What are my US tax obligations for investments, savings or real estate held in Canada?
4.       You want to buy US real estate. Do you know the best way to structure your investment and what your cross border tax consequences are? 
5.       Do you know how to report your RRSP’s in the US?
6.       Married to a US Citizen or Resident? What tax elections can lower your taxes?
Contact him here:
Marc J. Gedeon, Esq., CPA
A Professional Law & Accountancy Corporation
5155 W. Rosecrans Ave., Suite 217
Hawthorne, CA 90250
O (424) 254 - 9529
F (310) 602 - 6409
If you have a quick question, please post your comment below for Marc.
Otherwise contact him directly for more info.