5 Minutes for Business: Budget 2017 – Let’s Not “Wait & See”

In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, Canadian Chamber of Commerce Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, addresses all the hype – or lack thereof – surrounding the release of the federal budget 2017. It seems all the buildup fostered by the Liberals did not exceed our expectations and if anything, the lackluster document did very little to address the innovation agenda.  (more…)

Welcome New Member: Brant Basics

Brant Basics |www.BrantBasics.com
296 George St. N, Peterborough | 705-748-2291

 

Brant Basics has been offeringbrantbasics office furniture and everyday office products to businesses for over 50 years. Locally owned and operated, Brant Basics creates engaging and functional work environments which strengthen productivity to our customers with our current technology, expert team members & service.

We’re Hiring! Summer Staff Positions

The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is hiring for three positions. These positions are of interest to a personable, organized, self-starter who enjoys meeting people, a variety of tasks and providing excellent customer service in a busy, not-for-profit environment.

It is expected that the work week will generally be 30 – 35 hours, five days a week, with a start date between mid-May and early June. Saturday and Sunday will be required work days. Aboriginal students are encouraged to apply.

This position is dependent on funding, requiring the employee to have been registered as a full-time college or university student during the preceding academic year and intending to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year. Additionally, the successful candidate must be under 30 years of age when beginning employment.

Click on the links below for a full job descriptions:

  • Marketing & Tourism Assistant (Lakefield) – This position will be based primarily in Lakefield but travel to other communities is expected. Access to a reliable vehicle is necessary since public transit is not available.

  • Special Event & Tourism Assistant (Lakefield & Other Communities) – This position will be based primarily in Lakefield but travel to other communities is expected. Access to a reliable vehicle is necessary since public transit is not available.

  • Tourism Outreach Assistant (Buckhorn) – This position will be based primarily in Buckhorn at the Welcome Centre. Orientation and initial training will be conducted in Lakefield. Access to a reliable vehicle is necessary since public transit is not available.

Qualified applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume by Monday, April 10th to:

  • generalmanager@kawarthachamber.ca, indicating the position name in the Subject line
  • OR Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism, P.O. Box 537, Lakefield, ON   K0L 2H0, Confidential to the Attention of: General Manager

We are an equal opportunity employer. Only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.