Blog Tag: Ontario Chamber of Commerce

The Great Mosaic: Reviving Ontario’s Regional Economies

Report by Ontario Chamber of Commerce


Ontario’s economy is undergoing a period of rapid change. Twenty-first century globalization, urbanization, and technological transformation are challenging the status quo and redefining what it means to be competitive. Given these and other pressures, Ontario’s overall prosperity will increasingly depend on the strength of its regions. Yet, research demonstrates that population and economic growth have been remarkably imbalanced in recent decades, with growth rates in the Greater Golden Horseshoe and Ottawa far surpassing those in other areas of Ontario.


Canada United Small Business Relief Fund 

Grants of up to $5,000 available
UPDATE: November 4, 2020 Grant applications are now closed.

Created by RBC, Canada Unitedis a movement to support local businesses in communities across the country. The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund (CUSBRF) was established to help small businesses offset the cost of expenses to reopen safely or adopt digital technologies to move more of their business online. 


Comprehensive, Pro-Growth Policies Needed in 2018 Provincial Election

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…)