• News for Economic

    Thursday, July 12, 2018
    In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, our Director of International Affairs, Mark Agnew, takes stock of the latest Canada-U.S. tariffs and examines what could come next and how it could impact Canadian business. On June 1—and in the absence of any cogent justification—Canadian steel was hit with a 25% tariff and aluminum with a 10% tariff. Unfortunately, these actions necessitated a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    If you love golf and want the best deal around, don't miss our Elgin Chrysler Best Ball Open! Members pay only $49.95 for 9 holes with cart, BBQ dinner and great prizes! Our MP & MPP Luncheon has been rescheduled due to a scheduling conflict. You can now join us with our MP & MPP on Wednesday August 1 at the St. Anne Centre. Call today for tickets.Click here for all the details.
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political
    Wednesday, July 04, 2018
    Wow, has the summer ever arrived in style! We're all trying to keep cool these days and the Chamber has a few ideas to help. Our next Business After 5 takes us to Port Stanley on July 18. No not the beach, but the Festival Theatre! The MP & MPP Luncheon also scheduled for that day has been postponed and we expect to announce the new date shortly. The Best Ball Open is also still accepting golfer ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community
    Tuesday, July 03, 2018
    Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement on June 29, as the Government of Canada’s retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products came into force:  “The Canadian Chamber supports the federal government’s efforts to have the U.S.’s unjustified tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum products lifted. Although we regret that Canada has reached ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Friday, June 29, 2018
    Today at Queens Park, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and the new PC cabinet were sworn into office. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce looks forward to working with the PC government to ensure shared prosperity for all.   Here is the full list of cabinet ministers:Peter Bethlenfalvy - President of the Treasury BoardRaymond Cho - Minister for Seniors and AccessibilitySteve Clark - Minister of Municipal ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    Our June 26 Green Mail newsletter is full of exciting events for the summer... The MP/MPP Luncheon is filling up. Join MP Karen Vecchio and MPP Jeff Yurek to hear their remarks, answers to our Member's questions and a delicious buffet lunch. The Best Ball Open is looking like a great day of golfing fun for a really great price!Click here for all the details.
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political