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  • News for Chamber

    Tuesday, October 22, 2019
    In our October 22 edition of Green Mail, we're celebrating Small Business Week! Be sure to visit our Small Biz Expo on Wednesday to learn more about businesses and organizations in our community. It's also your last chance to share your input with Queen's Park in the OCC's survey. Click here for all the details.
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Education, General News Article, Political, Community
    Monday, October 21, 2019
    Chamber Network Highlights Importance of Small Business to Ontario Economy and Communities Ontario Chamber Network kicks off Small Business Week 2019 Too Big To Ignore Campaign   The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the St. Thomas & District Chamber of Commerce recently launched Small Business Too Big To Ignore, a campaign taking place October 21 to 25, 2019 for Small Business Week ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Political, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education
    Wednesday, October 16, 2019
    In this week's edition of Green Mail, the Ontario Chamber is asking for your input on what matters to business. Help them out by completing a short survey. The St. Thomas Police Services held a weekend blitz called Operation Impact. Here are the results! And in just a couple weeks, our long-time President & CEO Bob Hammersley will retire. You're invited to the party on Nov. 1 but we'd love an ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, October 08, 2019
    As we approach the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, we've got a lot going on in this week's edition of Green Mail. Small Biz Expo is only 2 weeks away and with over 50 exhibitors in the room, it's going to be great! The Ontario Chamber is looking for your say in a new survey. Send your answers to Queen's Park. And as our long-time President/CEO Bob Hammersley wraps up a 33 year career with the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Political
    Monday, October 07, 2019
    It’s still the economy, stupid. As democratic strategist James Carville famously put it during Bill Clinton’s successful 1992 presidential campaign, “It’s the economy, stupid.” Election day is two weeks away and it’s remarkable how none of the federal parties have presented a serious plan for economic growth. For business owners, employees and investors, the lack of thoughtful economic policy in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, October 01, 2019
    As we start the month of October, there are a lot of things happening in St. Thomas & area! A new LCBO Convenience Outlet is coming to Central Elgin. Congratulations to two of our local Insurance Brokers! And a couple of the Canadian Chamber's Vote Prosperity Proposals have been adopted by the Federal Parties.Click here for all the details.
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article, Political
    Monday, September 30, 2019
    Mitchell’s Soup Co.1258 Talbot Street, Unit BSt. Thomas, ON N5P 1G9Phone: 519-709-8764      Email: peter.mitchellseast@gmail.comContact:  Paul Faris, President/Owner; Suzanne Faris, Production Manager/OwnerBuyers Guide Categories:  Food Specialty; Food Processing; Distributors; ManufacturersProducts & Services: Mitchell's Soup Co. is a family operated business located in Cowichan Valley BC and St. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, General News Article
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    It sure doesn't feel like fall out there but it's true, it's almost the end of September! Our Small Biz Expo is coming up on October 23 and we only have 5 spots left to fill. Forest City Castings has just poured the largest mould in the world. And the amazing Share the Ride initiative has come to an end with a very happy "little sister" from Big Brothers Big Sisters.Click here for the September ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Community
    Friday, September 13, 2019
    This fall will mark the end of an era in the Railway City as Bob Hammersley, President & CEO of the St. Thomas & District Chamber of Commerce, has given notice that he will retire on October 31, following 33 years of dedicated service to the Chamber and to the community at large.  Hammersley notes “At September 1, I completed 33 years as the St. Thomas & District Chamber’s senior staff officer. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    ADDRESSING REGIONAL IMBALANCES CRITICAL TO ONTARIO’S FUTUREIndustry report outlines strategies to unlock the economic potential of communities across the province  The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the St. Thomas & District Chamber of Commerce have released a new report, The Great Mosaic: Reviving Ontario’s Regional Economies. The report outlines how government of all levels can work with ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article, Political