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Message from the ICCC: Italy implements its new contact-tracing app

3rd June, 2020

Dear Members and Partners,

The coronavirus pandemic has completely changed the state of the global economy and of trade between Canada and the world. The ICCC is here to help you get through this difficult period, by supporting you and your international business strategies.

Italy implements its new contact-tracing app

As Italy and Europe prepare to reopen their borders, it’s important to Italy’s has launched its new contact-tracing app called “Immuni” which will first be deployed in the regions of Puglia, Abruzzo, Marche and Liguria. This mobile application allows users to report if they have contracted the virus, and can also notify users if they have come into contact with someone who has contracted the virus. The Italian government has stressed that the effectiveness of the app will depend on the number of citizens who install it on their mobile devices. Click here (article in Italian).

Virtual panel discussion on the Canadian retail industry

On June 9th at 3:00 p.m., Danny Serraglio, VP of Sales at TELUS Business, will host an expert panel discussion featuring guest panelists; Diane J. Brisebois (President and CEO – Retail Council of Canada), Dominik Nowak (Chief Medical Officer, TELUS Health) and Michal Cihra (VP – TELUS Internet of Things & Insights), to discuss the evolution of the retail sector, fears and concerns of retailers, and emerging technological solutions in the sector. For more information, click here.


Members of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada are invited to the annual general meeting, which will take place on Wednesday June 3 at 6:00 p.m. via video conference. Members must register by email to Connie Russo (, they will receive the link to the video conference and password to access the meeting. For more information, click here.

Our team remains dedicated to answer all your questions and to assist you.

We invite you to visit our website and social media platforms frequently for the latest updates.

Thank you for your continued trust and stay safe.

The ICCC Team |