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Ontario Government Releases 2014 Fall Economic Statement

Yesterday afternoon, the Government of Ontario released its 2014 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review, which provides an update on the government’s finances and progress on key commitments since the release of the 2014 Budget. In October, the province’s unemployment rate declined to 6.5 percent, its lowest rate since 2008. The province has also seen real…

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Ontario Retirement Pension Plan: Chamber Network leads employer coalition to push for expanded exemptions

Media release GREATER SUDBURY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND PROVINCE WIDE EMPLOYER COALITION URGE GOVERNMENT TO PROTECT THE ECONOMY AND LOCAL JOBS UNDER NEW PENSION PLAN GREATER SUDBURY, JUNE 2, 2015: The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), and a coalition of major Ontario employers are calling on…

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Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Could Have Negative Consequences for Economy

A new survey of business owners from the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce shows that the implementation of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) could have negative consequences for Greater Sudbury’s economy. The survey indicates that only 26 percent of businesses in Ontario believe they can shoulder the financial…

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Ontario’s outlook dampened by labour shortages, supply chain issues

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ontario’s outlook dampened by labour shortages, supply chain issues (GREATER SUDBURY – February 3, 2022) – Pain points throughout Ontario’s economy are impairing business operations, and now consumers are feeling the pinch too. The frustration is palpable. From the grocery store and trucking industry to their pocketbooks, Ontarians are experiencing…

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Ontario’s Skills Gap Widens: Immigration Reform a Part of the Solution

Ontario’s Skills Gap Widens By 9%: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Report Points to Immigration Reform as Part Of The Solution Greater Sudbury, ON, April 7, 2016: This week the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released a report entitled, Passport to Prosperity: Ontario’s Priorities for Immigration…

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