Media Release: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce to Host Hon. Glenn Thibeault, MPP for Sudbury, Minister of Energy

Chamber to host Thibeault at inaugural Procurement, Employment and Partnerships (PEP) Conference and Tradeshow Greater Sudbury, February 1, 2018 – The Hon. Glenn Thibeault, MPP for Sudbury and Minister of Energy, will deliver a keynote address at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Procurement, Employment and Partnerships (PEP) Conference and Tradeshow, presented by SNC-Lavalin…

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Corporate Tax Changes Update

Corporate Tax Changes Update Since the federal government released its July 2017 discussion paper on changes to corporate taxation, much has happened. The chamber network across Canada spoke up and made its concerns known. Among other things, your chamber sent a letter to Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, hosted a luncheon to educate business owners on the impacts of…

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Principles for an Effective Pharmacare Program

In recent years, there have been increased calls for implementing a national pharmacare program in Canada. At their annual meeting in July 2017, the Premiers requested that the federal government engage in discussions on establishing a national pharmacare program. In addition, in January 2018 the Ontario government launched a new children and youth pharmacare plan…

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OCC 2018 Pre-Budget Submission

On Monday, January 15, 2018, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) provided the Ontario government with 11 recommendations for the upcoming provincial budget that will help businesses manage costs and secure the province’s competitive advantage. The submission, presented to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, calls on the government to implement taxation reforms…

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More clarity, but concerns remain: New income sprinkling measures should not be rushed, says Canadian Chamber

Ottawa, December 13, 2017— The new measures on income sprinkling announced today by Finance Minister Bill Morneau show that government has listened to many of the issues raised by the business community, but concerns remain, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “The government has gone a long way in clarifying how it’s new income sprinkling…

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Bill 148: Changes Coming January 1

Bill 148 and Offsets for Small Business On Tuesday, November 14, the Government of Ontario released its 2017 Fall Economic Statement. As part of this statement, the government announced $500 million in new initiatives for small businesses. These initiatives include: – cutting the small business Corporate Income Tax (CIT) rate from 4.5% to 3.5%, creating savings of…

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