• News for Economic

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Yesterday, the Government of Canada released their 2019 Federal Budget, which failed to address the fundamental issues that continue to undermine the ability of Canada business to create more jobs and generate more prosperity for all Canadians. While the Budget did deliver on some of our specific policy proposals outlined in its Pre-Budget Submission and policy resolutions, we remain concerned ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    We're over halfway through March and the weather is looking nicer every day. But the weather is even nicer in Morocco! Don't miss our FREE Info Session for our Treasures of Morocco trip this fall. We're also expecting a fantastic day of golf on May 30, but there's only room for one more foursome!! Will it be you? And we're down to the last 3 days to nominate businesses and organizations for the ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Political, Community, Education
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    Avana Canada Inc.PO Box 22090 Elmwood SquareSt. Thomas, ON N5R 6A1Phone: 519-913-4100      Email: info@avana.caWebsite: www.avana.caContact:  Zubin Jasavala, CEO; Dr. Soyoung Lee, Chief Scientific OfficerBuyers Guide Categories:  Agriculture – Growers & Producers; Holistic Health Services; Medical SuppliesProducts & Services: Avana Canada produces, processes and markets cannabis under the Access ...read more
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    Friday, March 15, 2019
    The Unsavory Pancaking of Canada’s Climate Regulations: A High Cost Climate Strategy Canadian Businesses Find Hard to Swallow, the latest report in our Regulate Smarter series, shines a light on the “pancaking” of climate-related costs and regulations. These added costs are almost exclusively put on the shoulders of business owners, particularly the country’s small- and medium-sized ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Hope everyone is having a nice March Break. The weather is warmer (slightly) and the snow is melting. And everyone is excited for golf but our Member's Golf Day only has 2 foursome spots left! Book yours today! And our Impact Awards featuring keynote speaker, Peter Mansbridge is coming up on May 9. Tickets and tables are still available. Only 10 days left to submit your award nominations!Click ...read more
    Categories: Political, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article
    Friday, March 08, 2019
    With our GDP at a standstill, businesses need to see a focus on protecting and fostering growth in the upcoming federal budget ahead of this year’s federal election. The federal budget is set to be released on March 19, and only time will tell if it will keep in mind the business community’s needs. With small businesses in Canada employing more than 8.2 million Canadians, this budget could be a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    It's March! Spring is almost here! And with spring comes green grass and golf! There are only 5 foursome spots left in our Member's Golf Day on May 30. We're also still looking for a few more participants in our Focus Group. Tell us about your issues with today's job market.Click here for all the details.
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    We're into the home stretch of the dreaded month of February!! On the last day of this month, February 28, we are hosting our annual State of the Municipalities Luncheon. We'll enjoy lunch, remarks from all 3 Mayors and learn answers to some of our questions. Our 45th Member's Golf Day is ALMOST a sell out! We only have room for 7 more teams! Click here for all the details. 
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest