Canadian Chamber Submission to Pre-Budget Consultation 2021

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcomes the opportunity to participate in Finance Canada’s pre-budget consultation process. The Canadian Chamber is Canada’s largest business association, representing companies of all sizes, across all sectors and regions of the country. This year’s federal budget comes at a critical juncture for the Canadian economy as the countrycontinues to grapple…

Letter to Mayor and City Council RE: Municipal Budget 2021

February 10, 2021 Mayor Brian Bigger and City CouncilCity of Greater SudburyTom Davies SquareP O Box 5000, Station ASudbury, ON P3A 5P3 RE: Greater Sudbury Municipal Budget 2021 Dear Mayor Bigger and City Council, On behalf of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce I appreciate the opportunity to shareour comments regarding the City of Greater…

2021 Ontario Economic Report

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), in partnership with the Ontario Chamber Network, released its fifth annual Ontario Economic Report (OER). The report provides the latest data on Ontario’s economy and business confidence, highlighting the unprecedented year that was 2020 and the unpredictability that lies in the year ahead.  The OER is a data-driven, evidence-based document…

Canadian Chamber of Commerce: 2021 Pre-Budget Submission

Canada needs an economic growth strategy. Governments across Canada must cooperatively workon economic recovery with the same energy and commitment they dedicated to establishing publichealth measures months ago. Canada’s economic infrastructure has been severely damaged by theCOVID-19 pandemic and must now be repaired to support the weight of $1.2 trillion in public debt.Governments must be…

A High Cost Climate Strategy Canadian Businesses Find Hard to Swallow

The latest report in the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Regulate Smarter series shines a light on the “pancaking” of climate-related costs and regulations. These added costs are almost exclusively put on the shoulders of business owners, particularly the country’s small- and medium-sized businesses. This regulatory report outlines the cumulative costs of climate policy in Canada.…