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Media Release January 17 FISCAL BALANCE AND STRATEGIC ACTION REQUIRED TO BUILD A STRONGER ONTARIO Chamber urges provincial government to focus on spending smarter and evidence-based tax reforms to help businesses strive and grow in upcoming budget Quinte Region, January 17, 2018 – Recently, the Bay of Quinte Chambers of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) provided the Government of Ontario with thirteen tangible recommendations for the upcoming provincial budget to build a stronger Ontario and create a business climate which encourages growth. The submission calls on the government to
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A Competitive Transition In the face of social, economic and political change, some reports quickly decline in their relevance. This is not one of them. The impacts of climate change regulations are becoming clear. Our economy continues to suffer from capital flight, significant increases in retail energy bills, and our regulatory system is cumbersome and lacks predictability due to the layering of regulations.   This report underscores the importance of meaningful climate change action guided by public policy committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Canada at the lowest cost to our economy and way
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5 Minutes for Business In this month’s 5 Minutes for Business, we take a closer look at Canada’s energy sector and how Canada’s regulatory system is limiting the ability to get energy products to market.     Canada’s energy resources are of strategic importance and getting support right for this sector is not about offering the sector loans; it is about creating a regulatory system that will get projects completed.   Find our more in this month’s 5 Minutes for Business.
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From the Desk of the CEO Jill Raycroft Happy New Year!!! The countdown is on for the Annual President's Dinner - just 5 short weeks away! This year we continue with our theme of Celebrate! following the success of last year's event and the great stories we were able to share. Last year, the Log Cabin crew were talking about how we might recognize our members that don't seem to get captured in the Quinte Business Achievement Award program. We certainly didn't want to compete with the QBAA and the honour it brings to its award winners but we thought there might be room to build on them. We also looked at the
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From the Desk of the CEO Jill Raycroft Here we are just days away from Christmas and saying good-bye to 2018...  in case you don't read through to the end, let me start this week's "message" with my best wishes for you and yours through the holiday season and a heartfelt thank you for your continued support.  It's been a great year and you've been a part of making that happen! We had our annual Jingle Mingle this Monday - graciously hosted by Shorelines Casino - and enjoyed the company of at least 80 of our members. If that number intrigues you, let me also tell you that we have new and different people coming
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From the Desk of the CEO Jill Raycroft
Moving Forward
Canadian Chamber Crystal Ball Report
Ontario Chamber & Chamber Network Advocacy
Understanding How Your Ontario Small or Medium-Sized Business Can Benefit from a Chambers Employee Benefits Plan
From the Desk of the CEO Jill Raycroft
Bay Of Quinte Chamber's Statements on Bill 47 & Fall Economic Update
From the Desk of the CEO Jill Raycroft
From the Desk of the CEO Jill Raycroft