5 Minutes for Business: Business Costs and Canadian Competitiveness—We’re Not Crying Wolf

With every tax increase, the hands of Canadian business have no choice but to dig deeper and deeper in the same pocket. Initially, these tax hikes may not appear significant, but overtime, the burden accumulates drawing on the last straw. Canada, you’re a pricey place to do business.

In this edition of  5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, considers how the high costs of doing business in Canada affect the country’s competitiveness. These concerns were expressed in a recent letter to the Prime Minister, composed by our President and CEO and his provincial and territorial colleagues.

Read 5 Minutes for Business.

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The Canadian Chamber of Commerce releases 5 Minutes for Business, a publication written by Hendrik Brakel, the Senior Director of Enconomic, Financial and Tax Policy. In these publication, Hendrik briefly describes current issues that affect the Canadian economy and provides insight on what it will mean for Canadians today and the future.

Cyber Fraud: Think Before You Click

From small and large businesses, to home personal computing, no one person or company is immune to the effects of cyber fraud. At Nexicom your security is of the utmost concern to us. The safety tips provided below will better prepare you and your business to best avoid fraud before it happens. (more…)

President’s Notes – August 2017

Well, here we are half way through summer already! I hope you’ve all enjoyed some strawberries, and are gearing up for corn-on-the-cob season!

There were so many great events in June & July, including many fantastic Canada Day Celebrations! My congratulations to the organizers of these events that drew people into our communities for fun, food, shopping and just making memories.

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2017 Awards of Excellence Nominations

The Kawartha Chamber’s Awards of Excellence Gala is an annual event held in November each year. This event allows business professionals to come together and celebrate local businesses that make our communities unique. (more…)