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Fighting the Good Fight Over Tax Changes

Over the last 8-10 weeks, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber Network have been fighting the good fight over tax changes that threatened businesses across the country.

When we work as one network, we can achieve great things. Our collective heightened efforts on the tax changes have made the federal government rethink their proposals. As of mid-October, we saw the government adjust their original plans for tinkering with the tax system.

This was the “network in motion” at its best. When we all work together, we can achieve great things. We have been successful at these network efforts twice in 2017. Once on proposed changes when the government proposed to tax of group health benefits and then, more recently, with the tax changes. We have proven that the chamber network is be a force to be reckoned with!

MP Neil Ellis was one of those that really took the time to listen to what local businesses had to say on this issue and passed on the concerns he was hearing to the Finance Minister. He has sent a letter to be shared to the Bay of Quinte area businesses thanking them for engaging with him on this important issue and providing an update on the Ministry of Finance’s Fall Economic Statement 2017.  The letter also thanks each Chamber of Commerce, across the riding, for their work in assisting small business operators during the Ministry of Finance’s tax consultation.

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Grand & Toy - Members can save up to 85%
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Group Benefit Plan for Chamber Members
Quinte Siding - 10% OFF
St. John Ambulance - Discount on training
OSM Website design - SAVE on services.
NRG Alternatives - 10% Discount
Be Prepared First Aid Traning - 15% off
Allen Insurance - Exclusive Chamber Member Rates
Esso Chamber
Shoppers Drug Mart - Save 20% on Thursdays
Papa Johns Pizza Member Offer- 25% off
Grand & Toy - Cost-saving solutions
Body Systems Nutrition - 15% OFF purchases.
Belleville & District Shrine Club
RBC - Save on Bank charges
Parsons Cleaners Member offer - 10% OFF
Constant Contact Chamber Member Offer
Allen Insurance - Exclusive Chamber Member Rates
Superior Propane - Save 5% on fixed price propane
Belleville & District Shrine Club
Group Benefit Plan for Chamber Members
Parsons Cleaners Member offer - 10% OFF
Be Prepared First Aid Traning - 15% off
Papa Johns Pizza Member Offer- 25% off
Friendly Fires - 10% OFF
RBC - Save on Bank charges
Grand & Toy - Members can save up to 85%
Jesan Property Maintenance - SAVE 10%
Body Systems Nutrition - 15% OFF purchases.
Grand & Toy - Cost-saving solutions
Shoppers Drug Mart - Save 20% on Thursdays
Quinte Siding - 10% OFF
Stirling Festival Theatre - Group Discounts available to members
OSM Website design - SAVE on services.
St. John Ambulance - Discount on training
Constant Contact Chamber Member Offer
Esso Chamber
NRG Alternatives - 10% Discount
Dinkles & Paulos Restaurants - 10% OFF
Cloud Bookkeeping Services - 10% OFF