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Hamilton Chamber Launches City-Wide Online Survey to better understand Hamilton’s Employment Disparities during COVID-19

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

JANUARY 6, 2021 – HAMILTON, ON: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has launched a city-wide online survey to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the careers of working women within Hamilton.

The survey can be found at womenoutofwork.ca.

Taking only 10-20 minutes to complete, depending on one’s experience, this survey will allow women to share any challenges, barriers, and successes they’ve encountered as a result of COVID-19.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Commends City Council for Immediate Action on the Mayor’s Task Force on Economic Recovery Recommendations

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

December 9, 2020 – HAMILTON, ON: Today, Hamilton City Council received a staff presentation on a long-term, sustainable and equitable action plan from the Mayor’s Task Force on Economic Recovery (MTFER), a working group of multi-sectoral leaders from across Hamilton guiding the City on economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce applauds the Mayor, Members of Council and City staff for their immediate action on many of the recommendations contained within the MTFER.

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Hamilton Chamber Policy Encouraging Federal Government to Launch Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot Approved by Canadian Chamber of Commerce

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

October 29, 2020 – HAMILTON, ON: This week, the Hamilton Chamber participated in the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s (CCC) Virtual Annual General Meeting, where chambers from across Canada voted on policies the network will advocate for in Ottawa.

The Hamilton Chamber advanced a resolution, co-sponsored by the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, calling for the Canadian government to create a basic income pilot project and assess the potential costs, benefits, pitfalls, challenges and outcomes of a nationwide basic income social assistance program.

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Hamilton Chamber Researching the Impact of COVID-19 on Female-dominated Sectors

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 – HAMILTON, ON: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce it is working with the Government of Ontario on a Labour Market Partnership to conduct research to measure the impact of COVID-19 on female-dominated sectors.

This project will be regional in scope and will be completed in partnership with the YWCA Hamilton, Workforce Planning Hamilton, Goodwill The Amity Group, and McMaster University.

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Hamilton Chamber Launches Post COVID-19 Economic Blueprint

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

July 29, 2020 – HAMILTON, ON: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce published a Post COVID-19 Economic Blueprint for the City of Hamilton’s newly-established Economic Recovery Task Force.

In consultation with its members and tapping into its national, provincial and regional networks, the Chamber’s Post COVID-19 Economic Blueprint includes short term and long term recommendations for all three levels of government to ensure a smooth, equitable, and sustainable transition for Hamilton and beyond.

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LRT is back on the table for Hamilton! We feel heard.

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

April 9, 2020 – Hamilton, ON: The Hamilton business community wants to recognize the members of the Hamilton Transportation Task Force (HTTF) for their service to our community, delivering an exhaustive and effective evaluation under tight timelines and difficult circumstances. We also want to thank the provincial government, and in particular, Minister Mulroney, for initiating an irreproachable process overseen by Hamiltonians with great integrity.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Announces Nominees for Annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

February 12, 2020 [UPDATED MAY 19, 2020] – HAMILTON, ON: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the nominees for the Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (OBAA), honoring businesses for their contributions to the Hamilton community in 2019.

“So much of the renaissance that Hamilton is experiencing right now is due to the combined efforts of our business community,” said Hamilton Chamber President & CEO, Keanin Loomis.

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Hamilton Business Community Invite Transit Task Force for a Roundtable Consultation

· by Bianca Caramento

Hamilton Business Community Invite Transit Task Force for a Roundtable Consultation

January 23, 2020 – Hamilton, ON:  The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington and the Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association have invited members of the Hamilton Transportation Task Force to engage in a discussion with their members pertaining to local transit priorities.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Partners with Good Shepherd and CF Lime Ridge to Launch Women Excelling in Business Clothing Drive

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

November 6, 2019, HAMILTON ON – The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the “Women Excelling in Business Clothing Drive” in partnership with Good Shepherd and CF Lime Ridge. Donations will go towards women-identified clients of Good Shepherd, in order to provide them with attire suitable for job interviews and office work.

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