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  • News for Economic

    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    In the August 13 edition of Green Mail, learn more about the Canadian Chamber's 2019 Regulatory Reform  Report Card. How did our government do? Mark your calendar for tomorrow's Business After 5. We're visiting the NEW St. Thomas Nissan. You'll get the sneak peek before the Grand Opening has even been announced. Great prizes too!Click here for all the details.
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Thursday, August 08, 2019
    It has been nearly ten months since Canada became the second country and first large developed economy in the world to legalize recreational cannabis for adult use. This bold economic experiment is generating new jobs and economic opportunity as thousands of Canadians have flocked to work in this bourgeoning industry.  With our head start, Canada has the potential to be a world leader in the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article, Political
    Wednesday, August 07, 2019
    We've slipped into August... where has the summer gone? Our golfers had a great day at the Best Ball Open last Wednesday and enjoyed a sunny day at The Bluffs Golf Club in Port Stanley. The Canadian Chamber has just released their 2019 Regulatory Reform Report Card - how did our Federal Government do? And there are still spots available in our Grant Writing workshop next week. Don't forget to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article, Political
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    Where did the summer go? July 30th already? We've been so busy here at the Chamber that summer is slipping away on us. Tomorrow is our Elgin Chrysler Best Ball Open, August 13 is the fourth in our Building Capacity Series with a workshop on Grant Proposal Writing (spots are still available) and on August 14 we'll get a sneak peek at the new St. Thomas Nissan at our August Business After 5.Click ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Chamber
    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    Yesterday the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released their latest policy report, "Refreshing the Sale of Beverage Alcohol in Ontario," outlining how the Province could modernize the sale and distribution of beverage alcohol and responsibly promote growth across all four categories – wine, beer, spirits, and cider.  The report provides the Government of Ontario with a number of timely ...read more
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    Thursday, July 18, 2019
    The Chamber has been advised by the Ontario Ministry of Labour that a summer workplace inspection blitz will continue to August 30. The MOL’s summer focus deals with young workers (under age 25) and the fact that these workers can be high-risk.  A similar inspection blitz last summer resulted in 2,321 visits to 1,901 workplaces and inspectors issuing 7,675 compliance orders including 116 stop ...read more
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