Ontario’s Chamber Network provides recommendations to Drive Economic Development to the Forefront of Political Discourse
On October 11th, the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released Vote Prosperity, a platform and campaign outlining the Ontario business community’s priorities for the upcoming 2018 provincial election. Vote Prosperity provides a series of proactive recommendations that all of Ontario’s political parties should adopt to ensure growth for the province’s economy. (more…)
In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director of Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, provides an update on the NAFTA negotiations and the potentially deal-breaking proposals U.S. negotiators have presented. (more…)
Over 80 nominations were received for 60 businesses/organizations for the 18th Annual Kawartha Chamber Business awards of Excellence!
With the large number of nominations, some very difficult decisions had to be made by the judging panel. Some categories received nominations in the double digits. This speaks volumes for all the wonderful businesses and organizations in this region that provide excellent products and services for their patrons!
All nominees, whether or not they are a finalist, should feel very proud. The judges were very impressed by the nominees and found it very challenging to name only one in each category as the recipient. In some categories they have chosen to recognize more than three finalists. (more…)