New report provides straightforward analysis of Ontario's fiscal situation Ontarians should be very concerned about the province’s fiscal situation, according to a new report from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Belleville, Prince Edward County and Quinte West Chambers of Commerce. The report, How Bad Is It? What Do We Do About It?, provides a straightforward account of Ontario’s current fiscal situation. It finds that while Ontario's fiscal situation is better than that of many other countries facing fiscal problems, ...CONTINUE READING
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is pleased to provide it's membership with a new series: 5 Minutes for Business. These short economic updates are authored by Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, and will be issued on a biweekly basis. The first edition looks at the decline of the loonie. The loonie has fallen below 89 cents, a sharp decline for a currency that was stubbornly stuck around parity for almost three years. Is this a ...CONTINUE READING
October 23, the Government of Ontario announced the appointment of Tony Dean, former Secretary of Cabinet and Head of Ontario Public Service, to lead an independent review of the Ontario College of Trades and other key areas of Ontario's skilled trades system. Included under the purview of the review will be issues related to the scope of practice performed by a tradesperson, as well as the process for the classification of compulsory versus voluntary trades. Findings will be presented to ...CONTINUE READING
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