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Each day TFO Canada publishes a sample of trade news on the Canadian import market along with any new, updated or changed regulations and legislations regarding international trade; countries in which TFO Canada offers services and on the export sectors which it promotes.


Ken Ramsay 1919-2013

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 > 11:46:59

TFO Canada is saddened to announce the passing of its founding Executive Director Kenneth Gordon Ramsay. For most of his career Mr. Ramsay served as a Canadian Trade Commissioner with the Canadian foreign service.  In 1980 he founded the Trade Facilitation Office Canada (TFO Canada) and served as its Executive Director until 1990. 
Born October 26, 1919 in Toronto. Kenneth was predeceased by his wife Gerda (née Ferwerda) and his son Gordon and daughter Sheila (married to Jamie Cameron). Father of Roger, Chantal (married to John Parkes) and Jennifer. He was predeceased by his sister Sheila Ramsay Fowler and brother-in-law Robert MacLaren Fowler and his brother Roger Gordon Ramsay (married to Denise Ramsay (née Sullivan)). Grandfather to Michael and Christina Cameron, Jessica, Dennis and Alexandra Parkes and Malcolm and Nicole Ramsay. Kenneth passed away peacefully on May 16, 2013 in Ottawa.


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