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2018 Pub Night

There’s nothing more sociable than getting together at your local pub. So, your Chamber has mixed in some of our members, added in a dash of great music and tasty hors d’oeuvres, and put together a great series of networking mixer, just right for becoming a bit more business casual and making some interesting connections. […]



Offset Measures Needed in Upcoming Budget – OCC

Ontario businesses are struggling with one of the largest wage increases in recent history, and it all comes with the continuing increase in the cost of doing business. To address the issue, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce is recommending the government reinstate the scheduled corporate income tax rate from 11.5 per cent to 10 per […]



OCC Statement on Minimum Wage

There has been much discussion in recent weeks about the unintended consequences of Bill 148, the legislation that introduced a higher minimum wage in Ontario and extended numerous labour and employment standards provisions. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and its members understand the intent of the legislation. But it also understands that evidence-based public […]



2017 Pub Nites

We will kick off our 2017 season of Pub Nites at Eight Zero Zero on January 31st. We hope you will join us in this relaxed social atmosphere and enjoy a friendly encounter with your professional colleagues. Grab your business cards and put your networking hat on because this is one meet-up not to be […]



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 full time 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 […]



Chamber Calendar of Events 2015

Cornwall Chamber Young Professionals – Politics 101 January 22nd Pub Nite – Eight Zero Zero January 27th Annual Business Excellence Awards & Citizen of the Year Banquet February 21st http://www.cornwallchamber.com/members-services/chamber-events/business-excellence-citizen-of-the-year-banquet Pub Nite – Truffles February 24th Funding Forum February 25th Cornwall Chamber Young Professionals – Active Networking March 5th Pub Nite – Table 21 March […]



MPP Responds to Chamber’s Concern About $14.00 Minimum Wage

As members know, the Cornwall Chamber has taken issue with the proposal by a lobby group that would see the minimum wage jump by close to 40% from its current $10.25 to $14.00. A poll of some of its members revealed that such an increase would have a significant and negative impact on their business […]



OCC Speaks Out on $14.00 Minimum Wage Issue

Ontario is in a period of economic transition and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce firmly believes the policy choices made today will impact our province’s competitiveness for generations to come. A government panel is currently carrying out consultations on how to set the minimum wage but there is broad consensus that the current process governing […]



OCC speaks out on Minimum Wage

BACKGROUNDER.. The Cornwall Chamber was recently made aware of a lobby group, the Workers Action Centre were seeking to have Ontario’s minimum wage increased to $14.00 per hour. It raised its concerns with the local MPP noting that such an increase would have a substantially negative impact on member businesses and a survey confirmed that […]



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