In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, Canadian Chamber of Commerce Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, looks at why populism is on the rise all over the world. In the U.S., Donald Trump is leading all the polls nationwide in the Republican primaries, and in the Democratic Party, support is surging for a 74-year-old self-avowed socialist, Bernie Sanders, who wants a “political revolution.” In the U.K., the British Labour Party has nominated Jeremy Corbyn, who ...CONTINUE READING
Dear Chamber Member, Canada’s competitive situation will be under pressure in 2016, thanks to both short-term issues and long-term trends, according to our new report Crystal Ball Report: Canada in a Volatile World, which was released today. This report sums up the opinions of business leaders from across the country, as well as the predictions of leading economists, to produce a sense of where we are headed and provide an economic outlook for the coming year and beyond. It starts with Canadian ...CONTINUE READING
Quinte Regions businesses not confident in provincial economic outlook Bay of Quinte Region, ON, JAN. 26, 2016: Today, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Quinte West and Belleville Chambers of Commerce released their fifth and final iteration of Emerging Stronger. A detailed economic agenda for Ontario, Emerging Stronger 2016 identifies the immediate steps that government and the private sector must take to enhance Ontario’s economic competitiveness and spur job creation in the province. Ontario and Quinte Region businesses are ...CONTINUE READING
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Come and learn from the Louie DiPalma, Director, SME Programs & Global Growth Fund Contact with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce on the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and what impact it might have on your business. Hear about your obligations ...