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Pub Nite @ Schnitzels

This month we will hold our last Pub Nite of 2016 on Tuesday November 29th at Schnitzels. Stay tuned for our 2017 Schedule! We look forward to sampling the selection of great food that Schnitzels has to offer, while building our network.



The Chamber Rewards Program

How does the program work? Chamber businesses will receive a card for each of their employees along with information on participating members and the reward they are providing. They simply show this card at participating businesses to receive the benefit or discount. Many of the businesses offering these benefits will be identified by a decal […]



Business Meet & Greet

A Very Special Meet and Greet Invitation Here’s a unique opportunity to get to know your business neighbours on Thursday October 20th. The Akwesasne and Cornwall Chamber of Commerce invite you to the Brass Horse  for a Business Meet and Greet reception followed by a visit to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort. No need to drive, […]



Bridges To Better Business

This jam-packed, half-day event features dynamic workshops geared to small businesses. After the series of workshops, delegates will be treated to a luncheon and guest speaker Hannah Gzik from BizXcel on “Awesome People Build Awesome Companies”. The Details October 19th at the NAV CENTRE Starting at 8:30am $40.00 per person +HST Register Now The Agenda 8:30 […]



October President’s Message

Hello everyone. I’d like to begin my October message with an advisory for you. The Chamber hopes you will tune in to Cornwall’s Tuesday, October 11 Council meeting to hear a presentation from the Chamber. Director Patrick Larose will summarize the findings from both the Chamber’s Small Business Roundtable and, its on-line survey about the […]



President’s Message  

Hello everyone. My August message focused, in part on the small business roundtable that the Chamber hosted in late June. We followed the Roundtable discussion with an on-line survey emailed to our members. The results will be added to the report we will be submitting to the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. However, in reviewing the […]



Chamber Offers Business Ideas to Combat CRA Scammers

The Cornwall Chamber recently issued a media article about scam artists contacting consumers and claiming they owed money to the Canada Revenue Agency. In the article, the Chamber offered a number of tips should anyone be contacted. Here is another article, this one geared towards Cornwall’s business community that may have concerns about scams aimed […]



Positive Growth Outlook for Ontario

With growth of 2.8% this year, Ontario is among the few provinces expected to see economic growth much stronger than the national average. That’s according to the Conference Board of Canada’s Provincial Outlook: Spring 2016. “Unlike other provinces more dependent on natural resources, Ontario is benefitting from favourable terms of trade that improve the competitiveness […]



Lobbying by Chambers Pays Off

Our members have no doubt heard that the federal government plans to go forward with the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) enhancement. As a result, the province will shelve its plan for the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). The Cornwall Chamber, along with its provincial counterparts and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce has made the concerns […]



Cornwall Chamber: Connecting For Local Business  

Gaining the attention of Ontario’s political leaders is a cornerstone of the Cornwall Chamber’s advocacy strategy. We continue to draw upon the strength of the Chamber Network in order to positively influence the development of our province’s public policy. This is just one example of how the Chamber, through the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, facilitates […]