The One-Day Conference is organized jointly by the Perth & District Chamber of Commerce and Algonquin College, Perth Campus. The theme for the first annual conference is “Strategies to Grow and Connect Your Business” and consists of a series of Workshops, Keynote Speakers and a Panel … Read More about Lanark Business Leadership and Development Conference in 2018
The Perth & District Chamber of Commerce will be introducing a new software program called Chamber Master. The user-friendly program will work in conjunction with our website but will now offer members the opportunity to update their own account information, check invoices, register for events and … Read More about New Membership Program for the Chamber coming in 2018
Mark your calendar for the upcoming Chamber Christmas Social at Clyde Hall B & B on Wednesday, November 29th. This year our host Lissa and Rob Salzmann will be inviting us into their luxurious countryside B & B for delicious appetizers and drinks. There will be a cash bar available. … Read More about Christmas Social on November 29th.
The Nominees for the Business Achievement Award are: Burns Jewellers Hay Design HealthyBOOKS Bookkeeping Maximilian's Restaurant McAdoo Construction Perth Brewery Perth Outfitters Perth Physiotherapy Perth Pie Company (non-member) Top Shelf Distillery Wills Transfer The Nominees … Read More about And the Nominees are in.
Thanks to all the businesses who reside on the block of Gore St. East, Mill St. and Market Square for becoming a member of the Chamber. This is the first ever business block for the Chamber. Thanks to Kirsten Coughler for helping to make this happen. … Read More about We have our First Chamber Block
Ontario and Canadian Chamber Updates
185,000 Ontario Jobs at Risk from Bill 148 On Monday, August 14, the Keep Ontario Working Coalition (KOW) released the first and only independent economic impact analysis of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act. Conducted by the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis (CANCEA), the study … Read More about Bill 148 will have dramatic unintended consequences: CANCEA Analysis
The Keep Ontario Working coalition calls for Ontario Government to give employers more time to adjust to sweeping reforms The Keep Ontario Working group, a coalition of Ontario’s leading industry and sector associations, sent an open letter to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne … Read More about Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs: Too much, too fast
Our policy objective is to outline a strategy for how government and industry can ensure that all regions across Ontario have access to the skilled workforce required to compete in the global economy. We are confident that the implementation of the recommendations included in the report would … Read More about Talent in Transition: Addressing the Skills Mismatch in Ontario
Changes Will Hurt Job Creation, Consumer Costs and Economic Growth The Keep Ontario Working coalition, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), today expressed concern that the Government of Ontario’s Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan, commits to unproven sweeping reforms … Read More about Ontario Deserves Evidence Based Reform: Statement on Ontario’s Fair Workplaces Plan
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