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It’s Your Job… Prevention Starts Here video contest - submission deadline: March 11, 2016
Thursday, November 26, 2015
The It’s Your Job… Prevention Starts Here video contest challenges secondary school students to create a video, no more than two minutes long, about workplace safety. I am also pleased to a ..
Barrie Chamber Selects New CEO
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Today, the Barrie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the addition of Rod Jackson as CEO. Jackson will be leading the long-term revitalization and rebranding of the Chamber. The Board woul ..
How to Remove the Technical Obstacles of Business Blogging
Monday, November 23, 2015
Even people who are accomplished writers and influential leaders in their fields sometimes feel intimidated by business blogging. There is a lot of confusion about the term, and the mechanics of p ..
How Confident are You in Ontario's Economy?
Monday, November 16, 2015
Take the Ontario Chamber of Commerce's latest survey to add your voice to Canada's most credible survey of business opinion. By taking a moment to complete this short survey, you will be ente ..
Marketing Automation - Watch this live stream Tuesday November 3 - learn more about what marketing automation is and how it can generate sales leads
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
What is marketing automation? How can it help me drive sales leads from my website and my social media and emails? Get these questions answered today by watching the Entrepreneurship Learning Ch ..
6 Ways to Protect Yourself from Scammers and Criminals on Craigslist
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Beginning as a simple email list of events in San Francisco, Craigslist ( has ballooned into a website that, on average for each month (http://www.craigslist ..
OCC Response to the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s 2015 Changing Workplaces Review
Saturday, October 10, 2015
The Government of Ontario is currently considering a number of changes to the Labour Relations Act (LRA) and the Employment Standards Act (ESA). In response, the Ontario Chamber Network has prov ..
OCC: Chamber Network leads employer coalition expressing outstanding concerns with proposed pension plan
Friday, October 09, 2015
Read the Ontario Chamber of Commerce's letter to Premier Wynne regarding the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan The Government of Ontario is moving quickly to finalize the design of its O ..
OCC: Clean Profits: Pricing Carbon and Embracing the Economic Potential of Cap and Trade
Thursday, October 08, 2015
The Government of Ontario’s decision to develop and implement a province-wide cap and trade system comes at an important time in the global climate change landscape. Recently, the Ontario Chambe ..
CCC: Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Helps Secure Canada’s Economic Future
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Following several days of tough negotiations in Atlanta, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) salutes the successful conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. This is an exciting mo ..
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