• News for Economic

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    In this week's edition of Green Mail, we've got A LOT going on! Tomorrow is our 2nd China Trip Info Session; don't forget to register with Elgin Travel. Our 44th Annual Free Enterprise Awards Reception is coming up in 3 weeks and tickets are on sale now. And with the Provincial Election looming, we're hosting a Get To Know The Candidates Luncheon on May 17. Click here for all the details.
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Ontario New Democrat Leader Andrea Horwath announced the NDP’s 2018 Election Platform Change for the Better. Below is a high-level synopsis of the major policy initiatives within the platform. Five Key PromisesProvide drug and dental coverage for all Ontarians.End hallway medicine and fix seniors care.A 30 percent cut to hydro bills by bringing Hydro One back into public hands.Take on student debt ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Join our Business After 5 tomorrow in the Atrium @ STEGH and enter to win some fantastic prizes include Blue Jays tickets, Gala tickets, golf for four an office chair and more! Pre-register forour China Trip Info Session #2, coming up on Apr. 25. Free Enterprise Tickets are now available. Groups of 4+ will receive reserved seating. Order today!Click here for all the details.
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we examine the simplicity of implementing sustainability within the workplace and the fiscal outcome of these actions. When a business reduces its environmental impact by making better choices about how it uses energy and materials, some call it sustainability, but the practice has an older name: common sense.   Luckily, there are tools to help ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    And the winners are...Click here to find out who's receiving the 2018 Free Enterprise Awards and how you can order your tickets today. Also, our second China Trip Info Session is coming up on April 25. And the Talbot Street Construction Project Phase 2 is now underway. Our April 10 Green Mail is full of important information you'll need to know.  
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    Due to the Easter Holiday weekend, this Green Mail is a day late but full of lots of great information. Read about the Chamber's review of Budget 2018. You'll need an alternate route if you usually take St. George Street. And sign up for the Mayor's 20-Minute Challenge.Click here for all the details.
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    The St. Thomas & District Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Ontario Chamber Network today cautioned that while the Budget proposes new spending for economic development, it does nothing to alleviate rising input costs or tangibly address low business confidence. In fact, the Ontario Government has chosen to follow the federal government’s lead on ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Political
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    Green Mail March 27 edition includes important information about tomorrow's Provincial Budget release and more. Tickets for our annual Free Enterprise Awards Reception are now on sale. And limited sponsorships are still available for our very popular Member's Golf Day on May 31. You'll find all the details here.
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is seeking feedback on Bill 203, the Pay Transparency Act, 2018. We understand that there will be many perspectives on the important issue of closing the pay gap for women, particularly with respect to how the government attempts to achieve their goals of closing the gap. We’re seeking input from employers on the bill, so the OCC can accurately represent your ...read more
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