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    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Half of Ontarians Fear Their Skills Will Soon Be Obsolete The latest local and provincial Chamber research urges action to improve alignment of skills, education, career opportunities. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), in partnership with the St. Thomas & District Chamber, has released a comprehensive report, Talent in Transition: Addressing the Skills Mismatch in Ontario , which ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Papers/Research, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    The Gateway Roundabout is Re-Opening by Friday. Last Chance to reserve tickets for our MP/MPP Luncheon next week. And spots still available in our Best Ball Open on August 23. Click here to read our June 20 edition of Green Mail.
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Political
    Friday, June 16, 2017
    The national chambers of commerce of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are launching the North American Economic Alliance, a platform for the three private sector organizations to speak with one voice to the U.S., Canadian, and Mexican governments about the most effective way to enhance the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Last week in Washington, our president and Thomas J. Donohue, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Political, Economic, General News Article
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    Here's your chance to meet your local MP & MPP. Enjoy a buffet lunch, hear their remarks and ask your questions about current government affairs. Don't miss out on your Member Discount for the upcoming Big Top Grand Opening on July 22. Click here to read our June 13 edition of Green Mail.
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Thursday, June 08, 2017
    Now that the European elections have come and gone with favourable results, in this edition of 5 Minutes for Business , Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, reflects on the prosperous impact these elections have fostered for both the European and Canadian economies. With Europe already proving to be one of Canada's growing export markets for 2017, investors ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Political
    Thursday, June 08, 2017
    From the highways and byways of Canada – from Cape Spear in the east to Vancouver Island in the west; from Point Pelee in the south to Yellowknife in the north – Canadian destinations all have something on order to celebrate Canada’s big year! That’s why, together, with our partners at Esso, we are excited to announce that we are hosting a summer photo contest under the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    Keep Ontario Working Coalition: Ontario Deserves Evidence-Based Reform Changes Will Hurt Job Creation, Consumer Costs and Economic Growth The Keep Ontario Working coalition, in partnership with the St. Thomas & District Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), today expressed concern that the Government of Ontario’s Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan, commits ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    Recent estimates indicate that close to 600 schools in rural and northern communities across Ontario are under the threat of imminent closure. Locally, and across Ontario, the Chamber of Commerce network has deep concerns that actions to close these schools are being made without due consideration of social and economic impacts. It’s our position that removing schools from communities ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release