John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is pleased to welcome Vijay Bathija as the Airport’s new President and CEO.
Vijay joined Hamilton International in August and comes from Air Canada Leisure Group, which includes Air Canada Vacations and Air Canada rouge. Previously, as part of the launch management team for Air Canada rouge, he led the commercial aspects for the successful launch of the leisure carrier.
Ambitious City is an annual chamber event that offers up fresh ideas on how to boost Hamilton’s reputation as a hotspot for talent, investment and business development.
It’s a public forum to challenge the status quo and move the needle on a progressive urban agenda for the 21st century.
Past Ambitious City events have unpacked themes ranging from growth planning and public transit to civic leadership and community engagement.
Hamilton, ON, October 12th, 2016: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has submitted a pre-budget submission in response to a public consultation process announced by the Federal Government. The recommendations were also presented to local Liberal MPs, Filomena Tassi (MP Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas) and Bob Bratina (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek) today during a pre-budget session with Hamilton’s pillar organizations.
The agri-food sector is a significant driver in the province, employing 1 in 9 Ontarians and representing $36.4 billion in GDP. In Fertile Ground: Growing the Competitiveness of Ontario’s Agri-food Sector, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce highlights the economic contributions of the sector, while recognizing that a variety factors are adversely affecting its competitiveness, and the capacity of industry to meet the Premier’s challenge to double its annual growth rate and create 120,000 jobs by 2020.
In 2016, the federal government committed $60 billion in new infrastructure funding over the next 10 years – a critically important investment in the future of Canada.
In response to this new chapter in our nation’s infrastructure story, CivicAction – in partnership with Deloitte, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, engaged multi-sector civic and community leaders from across the GTHA in a series of roundtables and interviews to hear their voices and perspectives on how the federal government’s infrastructure investment strategy can bring maximum economic, social, and environmental impact in the GTHA and across the country.
Hamilton, ON, September 21st: The Canadian Chamber of Commerce recently concluded its annual general meeting between September 16th-19th in Regina, Saskatchewan. The convention is centered around a policy process that featured almost 70 resolutions from Chambers of Commerce across Canada, which were then formally debated, resulting in adoption or rejection.
The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to report back that its submission titled: “Support the Canadian Steel Industry and its Supply Chain Clusters” was overwhelmingly approved by the delegation and is now an official advocacy priority of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
On September 2, 2016, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) sent a letter to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) regarding their decision to have cap and trade costs included in the delivery charge of utilities.
The OCC has publicly indicated support for the Province’s efforts in dealing with climate change through the Climate Change Action Plan and specifically the decision to move forward with a cap and trade program which is designed to significantly reduce GHG emissions and deliver a lower carbon future for all Ontarians.
Hamilton, ON, August 29th, 2016 – The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the Windsor–Essex and Sault Ste. Marie Chambers of Commerce to write a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging the Government of Canada to address the issue of unfair trading practices by Chinese producers, oversupply and dumping in the world steel market and bilateral information sharing to improve trade remedies and arbitration.
We are no longer accepting resumes for either of these positions. Thank-you to all who have submitted a resume.
Membership Manager – We are no longer accepting applications for this position.
It’s often said that time flies when you’re having fun. Well, I have to agree, especially when that year is spent learning to be a mom and watching your new child begin growing up.
Hamilton, Sault Ste Marie and Windsor-Essex Chamber calling for a national steel industry strategy through a joint policy resolution
Hamilton, ON, August 17th — The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce partnered with its counterparts in Sault Ste Marie and the Windsor-Essex Region to urge the Canadian Government to focus policy efforts on developing a Canadian steel industry strategy.