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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…

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Following the news release and joint letter published by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and 20 other business groups (including Restaurants Canada, Molson Coors, and numerous provincial/territorial chambers and boards of trade) on July 20, there has been significant media coverage of the dire situation the food services industry finds itself in. Pre-COVID, the positive impact of our restaurants…

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COVID-19: Message from Debbi Nicholson, President & CEO

Dear valued members and partners, These are unprecedented times.  The on-going coronavirus has introduced extraordinary challenges to the health of our communities, the prosperity of our businesses, and the strength of our economy.  Our Chamber Team wants you to know that we understand the challenges you are facing and are here to support you.  We…

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Last week, top officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that they may not be able to control the spread of  COVID-19. The CDC released several resources to help prepare businesses and communities for the potential spread of COVID-19. We have also prepared resources, including a Crisis Communications Plan and a Business…

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