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Ontario Businesses Urge Government to Defer Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Legislation

TORONTO, December 8, 2014: The Ontario Chamber of Commerce and its network of 160 chambers in communities across the province are urging the government to defer legislation that will pave the way for the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). The business group is calling on the Government of Ontario to answer outstanding questions about the…

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Ontario Economic Report

On February 19, 2019, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce released its third annual Ontario Economic Report (OER), offering a unique perspective on the experiences of businesses of all sizes across the province. Through the Business Confidence Survey, the Business Prosperity Index, and the Economic Outlook, this report presents a candid look at private sector sentiment…

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Ontario Distribution Sector Review Panel Report

In April 2012, the Ontario Minister of Energy established the Ontario Distribution Sector Review Panel to provide expert advice to the government on how to improve efficiencies in the sector with the aim of reducing the financial cost of electricity distribution for electricity consumers. In this report, Renewing Ontario’s Electricity Distribution Sector: Putting the Consumer…

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Ontario Chamber of Commerce: Provincial Pre-Budget Submission

On January 15, 2019 the Ontario Chamber of Commerce presented its provincial pre-budget submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. The report includes 13 tangible recommendations for the upcoming provincial budget, aimed at building a stronger Ontario and creating a business climate that encourages growth. The report calls on the Government of…

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Ontario Chamber Of Commerce AGM

Ontario Chamber of Commerce AGM The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce attended the Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s (OCC) Annual General Meeting and Convention (AGM), held April 26-29, 2018 in Hamilton, Ontario. The chamber introduced two resolutions for the consideration of the delegates: one calling on the government to collect better labour market information entitled, “Strengthening Labour Market…

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Ontario Chamber: Federal budget must address Canada’s competitiveness problem

MEDIA RELEASE  For immediate release  Ontario Chamber: Federal budget must address Canada’s competitiveness problem GREATER SUDBURY, April 4, 2022 – Canada is facing a competitiveness problem. Inflation, supply chain constraints, and labour shortages risk undermining a swift and robust economic recovery. Meanwhile, recent domestic and international events have renewed the spotlight on energy security and affordability. …

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