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OCC Report on Infrastructure Ontario Needs More Resilient Infrastructure to Confront Challenges of 21st†Century: Bay of Quinte Chambers of Commerce† Report points to a $19 billion infrastructure gap which must be addressed through new accountabilities in Ontario’s Long-Term Infrastructure Plan† † The Belleville, Prince Edward County and Quinte West Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), released†Building Better: Setting the 2017 Ontario Infrastructure Plan up for success,†a report calling on the Ontario Government to implement key recommendations in its imminent
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From the Desk of Chamber CEO Jill Raycroft Thanks this morning go out to Tipper Financial Services for hosting our Mingle last night at Capers!† Roli Tipper has been actively providing us with information regarding the proposed federal tax changes and we are making headway on this issue – go to our Members Input & Advocacy page to see the letter from MP Neil Ellis.† If you’re not quite sure what the changes will mean to small business owners, we have a number of links to articles posted there and our Treasurer, Jon Tuer – of Wilkinson & Company has proposed we offer an information session† Rosi and I have been
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From the Desk of Chamber CEO Jill Raycroft The big news this week was, of course, that Belleville will be hosting Rogers Hometown Hockey in February and the events leading up to and including that weekend will be coordinated through the Chamber's contract with the City! Save the dates of February 24, 25... and watch for the fun to begin as the excitement builds!† We're also looking forward to our annual mingle at Capers, hosted once again by Tipper Financial Services - next Thursday, September 14... 5-7 pm. Roli Tipper has been actively sending us information regarding the pending federal corporate tax changes - check the
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From the Desk of Chamber CEO Jill Raycroft It certainly feels as though Summer is over and whether you use the season to relax during a slower time or you’re going 24/7 while the sun shines – Fall always seems to brings a sense of routine back.†Meeting schedules are circulating and while January may be a time for new year resolutions, the real planning for the year seems to start in September. Lots of dates coming up – exciting things are happening (we’re pretty pumped about Rogers Hometown Hockey choosing Belleville as one of their 24 locations this year) – and of course, we have mingles, breakfasts,
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From the Desk of Chamber CEO Jill Raycroft On Tuesday this week, I had the pleasure of representing the Chamber at Loyalist College's Employer's Appreciation Breakfast.† My history with Loyalist is a long one and in spite of how the building has changed and grown in the past 7 years, it still feels a bit like going home when I pull into the parking lot - so I love an opportunity to visit. Employment Services put together a great presentation of their services and the number of ways they help their graduates secure employment - thanking those in the audience for their support of Loyalist graduates. † The Career Centre
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