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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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Ontario Budget Analysis 2019

· by Bianca Caramento

April 11, 2019 – Hamilton, ON: Today, the Government of Ontario released its 2019 Budget, Protecting What Matters Most, President and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, Keanin Loomis, released the following statement in response to the Government of Ontario’s 2019 Provincial Budget.

“The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to see numerous suggestions from our Pre-Budget Submission included in the Provincial Budget announced this afternoon.

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Hamilton Economic Development and Local Chambers making it simpler for Hamilton businesses to access the right talent and growth opportunities: Hamilton Exports Portal

· by Whitney Eames

HAMILTON, ON – April 10, 2018 – This morning at the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce’s Mayor’s Breakfast, the City of Hamilton announced the launch of the Hamilton Exports Portal. This free online platform, powered by Magnet, helps large-to-small businesses navigate and identify relevant funding programs, export expertise, events, trade mission and resources.

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HCC Releases Digital Infrastructure Report

· by Bianca Caramento

April 4th, 2019 – As part of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce’s Digital Hamilton initiative, the Chamber has released a Digital Infrastructure Report to provide perspective on the current state of digital infrastructure deployment and broadband availability in Hamilton.

To create this report, the Chamber convened a number of internet service providers servicing the City of Hamilton, to offer insight into how the City of Hamilton can facilitate, incentivize, and enhance infrastructure and service levels across the City.

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Chamber Applauds Minister of Transportation Yurek for Greenlighting Hamilton LRT

· by Bianca Caramento

March 28, 2019 – Hamilton, ON: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce applauds the provincial government’s decision to resume the RFP process and lift the freeze on land acquisition along the B-Line LRT line.

“I want to applaud the Ford Government for going forward with the Hamilton LRT project,” said Keanin Loomis, President and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

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Rapid Policy Update: United States of America applies Tariffs on Canadian Steel and Aluminum, Canada Retaliates

· by Huzaifa Saeed

As of Midnight, June 1st, 2018, President Donald Trump and the United States Government has applied a 25% Tariff on Canadian Steel and 10% on Canadian Aluminum. This tariff is an implementation of a section 232 investigation that was extensively covered in March 2018, with significant advocacy and negotiation efforts from the Chamber network, industries on both sides of the border and Canadian Government leading to a temporary exemption for Canada, European Union and other United States allies.

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UPDATE: Leadership Gathering Set for June 26 in Hamilton-Burlington

· by Whitney Eames

Focus on Regional Collaboration to Drive Global Competitiveness

 HAMILTON May 31, 2018: Excitement is building in the lead up to the inaugural Canada’s Innovation Corridor Summit on June 26 from 8 am to 4 pm at Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton-Burlington.

This marquee leadership event is an initiative of Canada’s Innovation Corridor Business Council, a partnership of leading chambers of commerce and boards of trade located in Southern Ontario.

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Leadership Gathering Set for June 26 in Hamilton-Burlington

· by Whitney Eames

Focus on Regional Collaboration to Drive Global Competitiveness

 HAMILTON May 28, 2018: Excitement is building in the lead up to the inaugural Canada’s Innovation Corridor Summit on June 26 from 8 am to 4 pm at Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton-Burlington.

This marquee leadership event is an initiative of Canada’s Innovation Corridor Business Council, a partnership of leading chambers of commerce and boards of trade located in Southern Ontario.

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