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  • News for Economic

    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    Spring is so busy at the Chamber, there's so much to do! It's only 2 weeks until the reimagined Impact Awards and we're released the 14 finalists names. But to find out the winner you'll have to have a ticket for May 9. The OCC has released their Supporting Ontario's Budding Cannabis Industry report. And the Treasures of Morocco tour continues to be popular and more are joining the tour.Click ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    We're halfway through April and our schedule is packed full of upcoming events --- Tomorrow is our April Business After 5 at the TCB Building on Talbot Street (and don't forget your karaoke-singing voice). Next Tuesday April 23 is our Evening with Finance Minister Vic Fedeli. There are still tickets available for this Member-only event. And after a year of planning, we're welcoming Peter ...read more
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    Friday, April 12, 2019
    On April 11, the Government of Ontario released its 2019 Budget, “Protecting What Matters Most.” The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has released a summary of key highlights from the perspective of Ontario’s business community.Click here to ready the Rapid Policy Update.  
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    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    We take a quick walk through federal efforts to address Canada’s regulatory competitiveness problem following last month’s federal budget. Despite the federal government recognizing these regulatory problems and promising to the resolve them, many regulators have not given it a second thought. Find out more in this month’s 5 Minutes for Business, Regulatory Reform: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
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    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    The weather is so much nicer outside and we're so much busier in the Chamber office! Our Evening with Vic Fedeli is approaching on Tues. April 23 - there's limited seating so reserve your tickets today. The Chamber's trip to Morocco is receiving a lot of attention from some excited travellers. It's over 50% booked less than a week after our Info Night! Tickets are also selling very quickly for ...read more
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    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    Today, the  Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released their most recent report, Accounting for Ontario’s Debt, offering a thoughtful and balanced analysis of the province’s debt . Ontario’s debt currently amounts to approximately 41 percent of the provincial GDP or, when combined with the federal debt of $680 billion, represents a near 80 percent debt - to - GDP ratio for Ontarians. With talk of ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    The transportation sector in Canada is growing at over 1.5x the overall economy which is why it is critical for the gov’t to consider the cost of climate policy & get it right. We discuss in our new report - Check Engine Light: Climate Policy Overheats Transportation Costs in Canada. #ChamberPolicy #ChamberNetwork #RegulateSmarter   
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    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    April brings a lot of activity at the Chamber! Today we're announcing an Evening with Vic Fedeli. Our Minister of Finance will join our own M.P.P. Jeff Yurek for a remarks and a Q&A session on April 23. Tonight's Info Session for the Treasures of Morocco tour is now full, as well our 45th Member's Golf Day is also full!Click here for details and how you can still participate.
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    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    We've finally reached the last week of March and the weather's getting warmer! One of the sure signs of spring is our SOLD OUT Member's Golf Day. But don't despair if you wanted to play! There's a waiting list we can add your name to. Sometimes cancellations happen! Nominations closed last Friday for our newly reinvented Impact Awards and it's been a record-breaking year. In 45 years of hosting ...read more
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