• News for Political

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    On November 14, the Government of Ontario released its 2017 Fall Economic Statement, which provides an update on the government’s finances and progress on key commitments since the release of the 2017 Budget. The government is continuing to project a balanced budget in 2017–18 and ongoing balance in 2018–19 and 2019–20, unchanged from the 2017 Budget forecast. The province also boasts a steadily ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political
    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director of Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, shares the reasons behind Canada's booming economy, whether the growth will continue and what we should be doing to drive up our country's competitiveness.  Read 5 Minutes for Business to learn more about the key drivers behind Canada's staggering 4.5% growth in the second quarter ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Political
    Monday, October 23, 2017
    Last week’s announcements scaling back the small business tax package announced in July are a step in the right direction, but much more is needed if Canadian businesses are to compete, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber network wants to see a full overhaul of the tax system.“The changes announced last week are a relief to the business community. They were alarmed that the July ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release