Chamber to Host All Candidates Debate

The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce today announced it will host an all candidates debate leading to the June 7 provincial election. The debate will be held on Wednesday, May 23, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Best Western Parkway Inn.

President’s Message

President’s Message Hello everyone, there is no doubt in my mind that we have all found it to be a long cool spring. You’re chamber team has been hard at work and we have a couple of hot topics on the horizon. Marijuana in the workplace. A number of experts have reported that businesses have […]

Marijuana in the Workplace – It could impact your business

Legalized marijuana has the potential to be both significant and alarming for the Cornwall area’s business sector. Top concerns surrounding the impact of marijuana the workplace include: employees operating motorized equipment, disciplinary procedures, decreased work performance, and attendance. Ask yourself: • How will my employees be able to carry out their jobs? • Will their […]

President’s Message

Hello everyone. As we move ahead in 2018, and speaking for our Chamber team, I hope you can all look forward to a positive year of growth. I’d like to report on our Annual General Meeting that took place on March 20. A principal item on the agenda was the election of Directors. I am […]

U.S. Chambers supporting Canadian NAFTA renewal

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is getting NAFTA renewal support from two U.S. states. Both the California and Kentucky Chambers of Commerce appear to be supporting the renewal of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Trade between California and Ontario is extremely strong with an upward trajectory over the past five years. California […]

OCC – 2018 Election Platform

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has developed, in consultation with its members: Vote Prosperity, its proposed platform for the 2018 provincial election campaign. It is focused on providing Ontario with a strategy to leverage our advantages and strengthen our global competitiveness. Ontario is a great place to live and work, but the foundation of our […]

A Profitable But Untapped Labour Source

Businesses with 20 or more employees were required, to file a 2017 Accessibility Compliance report by December 31, 2017. While the report focuses on accessibility for your clients, we thought you would be interested in the positive experience of a major Canadian firm that utilizes the disabled as part of its workforce. Sodexo, one of […]

Canadian Chamber Report – Federal Budget

The 2018 Budget presents many interesting measures, but does not address the fundamental issues facing Canada’s economy. That from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “Canadian business asked the government to focus on fundamentals like the growing competitiveness gap, the need to attract more private sector investment and presenting a realistic plan to balance the government’s […]

OCC calls upon government to Rescind Small Business Tax

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is rallying the province’s Chamber Network in 135 communities to call on the Ontario Government to remove two proposed tax reforms from the 2018 budget, reforms that will cost employers nearly half a billion dollars in new taxes. The Ontario Government announced in its 2018 budget that it will […]

Nomination From 2018/2019 Board of Directors

According to the Constitution and By Laws of the Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce, the Nominating Committee shall select a slate of candidates to fill all vacancies on the Board of Directors. Additional nominations may be submitted by any member in good standing provided such nomination is endorsed by three members and the nominee […]

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