CANADIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WELCOMES REVISED TAX REFORMS AND LOWER SMALL BUSINESS TAX BUT REMAINS VIGILANT

October 17, 2017

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) welcomes the government’s plans to revise its proposed tax reforms and to reduce the small business tax rate as a result of the comments…

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VOTE PROSPERITY 2018

October 11, 2017

This week, the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce (FCC) in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released Vote Prosperity, a platform and campaign outlining the Ontario business community’s priorities…

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CLEARCABLE HOSTS FCC AGM

October 3, 2017

Clearcable Networks – the new owners of the Hamilton Technology Centre (HTC) – hosted the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce (FCC) on Wednesday, September 27.…

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION AVAILABLE AT THE FCC

October 2, 2017

Earlier this summer, Executive Director Arend Kersten notified the Board of Directors (BOD) of the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce (FCC) that he would be retiring in the near future. With…

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STRYKER STAYING IN FLAMBOROUGH

October 2, 2017

Executive Director Arend Kersten of the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce (FCC) participated in the groundbreaking of the 120,000 square feet Stryker warehouse facility last week. Currently located on Innovation Drive…

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AREND KERSTEN RESIGNS AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE FCC

September 12, 2017

Earlier this summer, Executive Director Arend Kersten notified the Board of Directors (BOD) of the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce (FCC) that is was time to start discussions regarding succession planning.…

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BUSINESS GROUPS UNITE TO FIGHT FEDERAL TAX CHANGES

September 6, 2017

35 organizations from across the country – including the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) – have come together to form the Coalition…

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MINIMUM WAGE BUSINESS ROUND TABLE VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE

September 6, 2017

A video of the complete discussion regarding Bill 148 taped at the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce (FCC) Business Round Table recently at the Dutch Mill Country Market produced by Joey…

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A VERY SUCCESSFUL BILL 148 ROUND TABLE

August 31, 2017

This week’s Business Round Table hosted by the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce at the Dutch Mill Country Market on Bill 148 generated quite a buzz. Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough- Westdale MPP Ted McMeekin…

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URGENT – BILL 148 SPECIAL MEETING

August 23, 2017

MPP Ted McMeekin (Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale) and Ward 15 Councillor Judi Partridge have accepted the invitation of the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce (FCC) to participate in a Business Round Table to discuss…

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BILL 148: 185,000 JOBS AT RISK

August 14, 2017

A $23 billion hit to business over the next two years alone; 185,000 Ontario jobs will be at immediate risk over the next two years (30,000 of the jobs at…

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GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

July 31, 2017

Brian Hall of Brichem Sales – the mastermind of the annual Keys & Tees golf tournament in support of Drummond House and The Coping Centre – has a passion for…

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The Explosive Debate around Minimum Wage

July 20, 2017

Big increases to minimum wage are becoming fashionable in Canada: first Alberta (from $12.20 currently to $15 in October 2018), then B.C. (from $10.35 to $11.35 in September 2017) and…

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SLOW DOWN!

July 20, 2017

The Keep Ontario Working group, a coalition of Ontario’s leading industry and sector associations, has sent an open letter to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne urging the Government of Ontario to…

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FAIR WORKPLACES, BETTER JOBS: Too Much Too Fast

July 10, 2017

  The Keep Ontario Working group, a coalition of Ontario’s leading industry and sector associations, sent an open letter to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne urging the Government of Ontario to…

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