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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Canadian Chamber of Commerce launches National Cannabis Working Group to support sector’s global aspirationsRyan Greer – 25/06/2019 –  0 (OTTAWA) – June 25, 2019 – As the first G20 economy to legalize recreational cannabis for adult use, Canada must do more to take advantage of its first-mover status and realize the full economic potential of the country’s burgeoning industry. To support these ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Political
Monday, June 24, 2019
New Alberta Chambers of Commerce research shows Jobs, Economy and Fiscal Competitiveness top priorities for business and public     The Alberta Chambers of Commerce recently launched a market research program on business and public priorities for the province following the 2019 Alberta election.  The first Alberta Perspectives online survey garnered over 714 business responses in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Political
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Leaders from provincial and territorial chambers of commerce from coast-to-coast-to-coast have written a letter of support for First Ministers who asked the Prime Minister to respect their concerns with Bills C-69 and C-48 in a letter earlier this month.   Like the seven First Ministers representing 82 per cent of the population and 83 per cent of national GDP, we are asking the Prime Minister ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Political, Press Release
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The TMX approval is an encouraging first step to help generate $73B in benefits to through 2040. We remain cautious, however, because we’ve learned that "approved" is not "built". @AaronJamesHenry's statement here: https://bit.ly/2Kr2xmo 
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Political
Monday, June 17, 2019
Canada’s tax system is complex and inefficient. @Bill_Morneau@PierrePoilievre@PLDusseault - Federal party leaders need to address the tax mix to better promote business investment and economic growth. #ATaxingIssue#VoteProsperityhttp://www.voteprosperityca.ca 
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Political
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Canadian Chamber concerned about advisory council’s recommended approach to national pharmacareTrevin Stratton, Ph.D. – 12/06/2019 Dr. Trevin Stratton, Chief Economist of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today in response to the Final Report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. “The Canadian Chamber is concerned about the advisory ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Political
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Vote Prosperity reflects the priorities and concerns of job creators in communities across Canada. Developed in partnership with Canada’s provincial and territorial chambers of commerce, Vote Prosperity lays out our seven priorities, along with a series of specific measures to attract investment to Canada, and help businesses create jobs, grow and strengthen our communities.  ...read more
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