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Media Release: Inaugural Ontario Economic Report Forecasts Outlook for Local and Provincial Economy: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton, Ontario, February 8th, 2017: Today, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), released the inaugural Ontario Economic Report (OER), a landmark agenda aimed at shaping and informing future public policy. The OER includes entirely new economic analyses that demonstrate the difficult economic environment faced by Ontario businesses and consumers in 2017.

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Media Release: Health Sustainability Most Important Issue for Ontario Voters While System Confidence Wanes: Ontario Chamber of Commerce Survey Results Reveal

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton, February 7th, 2017: Today, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is releasing Health Transformation: An Action Plan for Ontario, which includes new and exclusive survey data from two of Ontario’s top research firms that polled both OCC members and all Ontarians.

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Media Release: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce “leading the charge” on increased affordability and transparency for Ontario’s Energy Challenges

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton, Ontario, December 14, 2016: Today, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is calling on the provincial government to take bold steps to address the affordability challenge of energy pricing Hamilton.

In its submission on the Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), the organization is calling on the provincial government to ensure that future policies regarding energy pricing are affordable, transparent and flexible.

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$16 Billion Ontario Tourism Gap Requires a Dedicated Government Strategy: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

· by Huzaifa Saeed

 

Hamilton, ON, November 17, 2016: Today, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has released new data that reveals a significant tourism opportunity gap when compared to international growth rates. According to the organization’s report, Closing the Tourism Gap: Creating a Long-Term Advantage for Ontario, Ontario has foregone nearly $16 billion in visitor spending between 2006 and 2012 by not keeping up with global growth trends.

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Hamilton Chamber & Ontario Chamber of Commerce submission to the Ontario Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review

· by Huzaifa Saeed

The  Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) to provide a formal submission to government’s review of four land use plans affecting development in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH): Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the Greenbelt Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan (“the Plans”).

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce presents its 2017 Federal Budget recommendation report

· by Huzaifa Saeed

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.

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Hamilton Chamber and Civic Action partner to launch a new report on Federal Infrastructure Funding

· by Huzaifa Saeed

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.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Steel Industry agenda successfully endorsed by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

· by Huzaifa Saeed

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.

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Media Release: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Partners with Windsor-Essex and Sault Ste. Marie Chambers of Commerce, Urging Prime Minister to Address Chinese Steel Dumping and other unfair market practices during his upcoming visit

· by Huzaifa Saeed

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.

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Update: We’re Looking for Talent!

· by Marie Nash

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. 

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