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CEO of the Belleville Chamber of Commerce talks about the rising cost of doing business July 22, 2014

By Greg Murphy BELLEVILLE – Bill Saunders, CEO of the Belleville Chamber of Commerce, says most of the problems that affect private business in Belleville are provincial issues, though the city could be “more open” with the business community. The Belleville Chamber of Commerce is membership organization that represents the needs of Belleville’s business community to all three levels of government. We interviewed Saunders as part of our ongoing summer Municipal Election Project, where we are asking the people of Belleville what issues ...

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2014 Ontario Economic Summit July 22, 2014

What can we do to take Ontario’s economy from a period of recovery to a state of growth? Ontario’s economy has a growth problem. According to Ontario’s Ministry of Finance, the province’s economy will grow at a rate of only 2.1 percent in real GDP through 2035—a figure that barely exceeds growth in inflation. It will take smart risk and collective leadership to ensure Ontario emerges stronger. That’s why at this year’s Summit we will feature game-changing approaches to reorienting Ontario’s economy from a ...

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OCC - 2014 Ontario Budget Analysis July 15, 2014

  Spending, deficit, and debt are going up. This budget increases government spending by $3 billion, from $127 billion in 2013-14 to $130 billion in 2014-15. The deficit will grow from $11.3 billion to $12.5 billion over the same period. Meanwhile, Ontario’s overall debt will grow to $289.3 billion by end of 2014-15 and $317.2 billion by the end 2016-17. The province’s debt-to-GDP ratio will grow to an alarming 40.3 percent in 2014-15. Servicing the debt will cost $11 billion in 2014-15, approximately ...

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Starter Company Info Session Tuesday, July 29 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am Quinte West Chamber of Commerce, 97 Front St, Trenton Between the ages of 18 and 29? Have a business idea or business to grow? Ontario has announced a ...

Non-Profit Board Excellence Workshop  Principles and Practices that Work Overview Walks through the foundations that make a good board great. Just like your vehicle, you often get the best performance when it's taken in for a tune up. For many that attend, ...

Come and Enjoy all these activities FREE!!! Pumpkin Carving Workshops Pumpkin Art for kids (kids paint faces etc. on tiny pumpkins using washable ink markers) Fall Arts, Crafts  Horse Drawn Wagon Rides Chili Cook Off (put on by Royal LePage employees) FREE Balloon Animals Farmer’s Market City ...

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The Belleville and District Chamber of Commerce has represented its business members since 1864 and provides tourism and information services to visitors as well as organizes the City of Belleville's four largest events.

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