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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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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Releases Hamilton Economic Report

· by Bianca Caramento

Hamilton, ON: May 7, 2019 – Based on the results of their Business Confidence Survey, conducted in conjunction with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce published its Hamilton Economic Report, which presents a candid look at local private sector sentiment.

The purpose of the 2019 HER is to capture the mood of Hamilton businesses, particularly as it relates to the provincial economy.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Takes Next Step on its Cannabis Advocacy

· by Bianca Caramento

Report Outlines Multi-Billion-Dollar Economic Opportunity of Cannabis Industry

Hamilton – May 1, 2019 – The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released a report, Supporting Ontario’s Budding Cannabis Industry, which outlines Ontario’s competitive advantage in the fast-growing industry and how to capitalize on Canada’s first-mover status.

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