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    Thursday, January 18, 2018
    A Community Celebration of Excellence We celebrate success in business and community service every year on the second Wednesday in May with presentation of the Free Enterprise Awards.How are the winners selected? That’s up to you. The Chamber welcomes nominations anytime, but we aggressively canvass for nominations in the first 90 days of each year. Presentation of the 2018 Free Enterprise Awards ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Jason MacDonald as Senior Vice President, Policy and Advocacy, effective January 15.Jason’s extensive strategy, policy and communications expertise developed over years working in the public and private sectors will be a tremendous asset for the Canadian Chamber, and we’re happy to welcome him to our executive team.Jason comes to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    We Can Achieve Great Things When We Work TogetherEvery new year brings both challenges and opportunities for Canada’s business community. As you will see in our Annual Report, 2017 certainly brought its share of both.     From the inauguration of President Trump and the renegotiation of NAFTA to the ratification of CETA, the international context was upended. Closer to home, Canadian businesses ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 10, 2018
    A STATEMENT BY THE ONTARIO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (OCC) & THE ST. THOMAS & DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:There has been much discussion in recent weeks about the unintended consequences of Bill 148, the legislation that introduced a higher minimum wage in Ontario and extended numerous labour and employment standards provisions. The OCC, the St. Thomas & District Chamber, and our Members understand the ...read more
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