Twitter  Facebook  YouTubeJoin Now

Chamber News

Gradually easing of restrictions Gradually easing of restrictions Ontario Outlines Steps to Cautiously and Gradually Ease Public Health Measures Time-limited Measures to Blunt Spread of Omicron Protecting Hospital and Health Care Capacity With key public health and health care indicators starting to show signs of improvement, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, today released details of steps to cautiously and gradually ease public health measures, starting on January 31, 2022. “The evidence tells us that the measures we put in place to blunt transmission of Omicron are working,”
full story
Ontario Chamber responds to province's announcement Today, Rocco Rossi, President & CEO, Ontario Chamber of Commerce, released the following statement: “Today, the government has finally provided clarity on the next steps of their reopening plan. While the pandemic has been unpredictable, the response should not be. We welcome added clarity but urge the government to stop thinking in short-term increments and come up with a strategic and evidence-based plan to manage future waves. “We are calling for investments in testing capacity and business supports to foster a sustained reopening guided by evidence and science. “Government
full story
New virtual map highlighting local business launches today The Belleville Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of “The Map” in partnership with the City’s Choose Belleville shop local initiative to support businesses and to encourage people in Belleville to shop local. The purpose of the program is to support Canada’s small businesses and economic recovery. “Small businesses are cornerstones of our local economies and key to thriving communities—creating jobs, driving innovation, and generating wealth for Canadians. Local businesses have always been there for us and need our support now more than ever,” said
full story
Applications now open for Business Costs Rebate Program The provincial government is introducing the new Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program to support businesses that are most impacted by provincial public health measures in response to the Omicron variant of COVID-19. What you'll get Through the new program, the government will provide eligible businesses with a rebate payment of up to 100 per cent for property tax and energy costs they incur while subject to these restrictions. Eligible businesses required to reduce capacity to 50 per cent, such as smaller retail stores, will receive a rebate payment equivalent to 50 per cent of
full story
Electricity rates cut for 21 days Off-peak rates provide immediate savings as Ontarians spend more time at home while public health measures are in place The Ontario government is providing 21 days of electricity-rate relief to support families and workers spending more time at home, as well as small businesses, consistent with the length of time the province is in modified Step Two public health measures. As of 12:01 AM today electricity prices are lowered to the off-peak rate of 8.2 cents per kilowatt-hour -- less than half the on-peak rate -- 24 hours per day. “Effective today, families and
full story
Other News
Funding supported new business development
Support from province includes $10,000 grant
Ontario Chamber responds to province restrictions
Health Unit Reminder December 3
The Boathouse changes hands
New home for Burger Revolution
Meta celebrates 40 years
No child should go without a gift this Christmas
$20,000 grants to small businesses
Local employee featured in YourTV new brand campaign

Chamber Members SAVE on products and services. Check out these Member 2 Member Offers.

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