Province releases guidance for vaccination policy
Ontario Releasing Guidance to Support Proof of Vaccination Policy
Province Continues to Expand Third Dose Eligibility for Those at Highest Risk of COVID-19
As the province continues to respond to the fourth wave of the pandemic driven by the highly transmissible Delta variant, the government is further protecting Ontarians through continued actions that encourage every eligible person to get vaccinated and help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Today the government released the regulations and guidance for businesses and organizations to support them in implementing
September 14, 2021
Dr. Jim's Computer Repair celebrates Grand Opening
Dr. Jim's Computer Repair owner, Jim Sanders welcomed several local dignitaries Friday, September 10 to help celebrate the grand opening of Dr. Jim's Computer Repair, located downtown Belleville at 392 Front St.
Belleville Councillor Paul Carr was on hand for the official ribbon-cutting, along with councillors Thompson and Sandison. David Joyce represented the office of MPP Todd Smith, and Chamber CEO Jill Raycroft was also present.
Dr. Jim's Computer Repair is a fabulous place to find one-of-a-kind items!
You never know what you are going to find here and the
September 10, 2021
All Candidates Forum: VIDEO
All five federal candidates met on the Empire Theatre stage, Wednesday, September 8th to discuss issues that are important to the community. The majority of the questions, both prepared and from the viewing audience, focused on homelessness, affordable housing and the cost of child care.
Each candidate had two minutes to introduce themselves and their campaign platform. Nine questions were posed to each candidate, who had one minute to answer. Each candidiate also had one additional minute to communicate their priorities.
The event was streamed live, as well as broadcast by
September 10, 2021
Chamber Network Election Platforms
Canadian and Ontario Chamber present issues for federal candidates
On behalf of the region's chambers of commerce, the Empire Theatre will be presenting the Federal Candidates Forum on Wednesday, September 8 - streaming live at 6:30 pm.
The Chambers are committed to providing local voters with access to their candidates and their platforms. The pandemic has made this difficult and with the tight timeline, each Chamber is coordinating a different event (rather than repeating debates in each community).
If you're interested in reviewing issues that are top of mind for the
September 7, 2021
Ontario Chamber releases framework for proof-of-vaccination
Rocco Rossi, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released the following statement in response to the Government of Ontario’s announcement of a vaccine ‘passport’: (READ FULL RELEASE FROM ONTARIO and watch VIDEO from announcment)
“We support the implementation of a provincial vaccination certificate for high-risk indoor settings that is verifiable, secure, standardized, accessible, and portable, as recommended by Ontario’s Science Table.
We are now in the fourth wave and COVID-19 vaccination is the single greatest risk mitigation tool against a resurgence
September 2, 2021