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  • How Canada can boost trade with China
      Now is the time to strengthen ties with our second largest trading partner, China, but only under the right conditions. Our report, titled Canada’s Business Checklist for Trade Negotiations with China makes several recommendations to boost Canadian trade and investment with the country, which is home to one fifth of the global population. While […]
    Guillaum (Will) Dubreuil
  • No Great Wall between us: A business checklist for boosting Canada’s trade with China
    Toronto, Sept 20, 2017 – As China braces for a leadership shake-up at its National Congress later this fall, now is the time for Canada to focus on strengthening trade relations with one of the world’s largest economies, says a new report from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “Trade between China and Canada has more than […]
    Guillaum (Will) Dubreuil
  • Member Monday: Medicine Hat & District Chamber Announces Board of Directors for 2017-2018 year
    The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 fiscal year effective September 1, 2017 with official swearing in of the Executive members held on August 22, 2017. Chamber of Commerce directors are elected to provide effective leadership, direction and governance in order to assist […]
    Natalie Bergeron
  • St. John's business owners 'upset and angry' with proposed federal tax changes
    The Chair of the St. John's Board of Trade says she and other members of the business community are "extremely disappointed" after a meeting Wednesday (September 13) with Minister of Finance Bill Morneau on proposed small business tax changes.  Dorothy Keating said she didn't feel that Morneau listened to the concerns put forward by the Board […]
    Stacey Roy
  • Greater Langley Chamber’s Past President says Liberal’s tax plan would punish small business owners not “fat cats”
    Scott Johnston, Past President of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce and member of our SME Committee, met with BNN to provide his – and his clients’ – perspectives on the impact of the government’s proposed changes to business taxes.  Click here to watch his interview.
    Stacey Roy

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OCC Regulatory Update

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s (OCC) Regulatory Update summarizes what employers need to know about the latest changes to the regulatory environment for businesses.

We provide regulatory updates to the Chamber Network at three key times during the year to coincide with the government’s regulatory schedule. You will receive our next updates in December 2015 and June 2016.

This update is exclusive to members of the Chamber Network. We encourage you to share this information with your own members through your preferred communication channels (please include the *disclaimer at the bottom of this email if you do).

As you know, easing the regulatory burden for Ontario businesses is one of our top priorities. We are committed to continuing to advocate for a business climate that fosters investment and growth.

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Local Updates

It is a welcomed breath of fresh air to learn that Whitchurch-Stouffville has engaged a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), who is in place and on the job.

Roman Martiuk will have an immediate and positive impact on the Town’s operations, policy development and planning. The Chamber salutes the arrival of Mr. Martiuk.

Town Council now has a Code of Conduct to live by which no doubt will stimulate some changes at Council including behaviour. We should be looking ahead to some changes in the run up to the Municipal Elections in October 2018.

The Chamber is very concerned about the impact that Main Street re-construction will have on the merchants and restaurants during the construction phase. We need to support the local businesses through this temporary but difficult period.

We look forward, with great anticipation, to the solutions the Town will endorse regarding parking and in particular, parking in the downtown core that suffers with lack of adequate parking space.

Harry Renaud

Executive Director

News Letter Archive

The following are previous/current bi-monthly News Letters. We sincerely hope you will find them informative and please feel free to share this information with your colleagues.

August 2017
June 2017
April 2017
February 2017
December 2016
October 2016
August 2016
June 2016
April 2016
February 2016