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Business Confidence Hits Record Low

Business confidence has dropped to a new low according to the Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s (OCC) seventh annual Ontario Economic Report (OER). “Ontario business confidence has dropped to a record low in 2023. Labour shortages, inflation, health care system vulnerabilities, and forecasts of an economic contraction are dampening confidence in the province’s economic outlook,” said…

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Budget 2019 Strikes Right Balance for Business Community: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

Budget 2019 Strikes Right Balance for Business Community: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce GREATER SUDBURY, April 12, 2019 – Today, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commercereleased the following statement in response to the 2019 Ontario Budget, “Protecting What Matters Most.” “While the budget delivers on some of our advocacy priorities, particularly in the areas of…

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Broken Links: Driving Technology Adoption Within Ontario’s Small Businesses

While the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated technology adoption within organizations, many are being left behind. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s latest policy brief, Broken Links: Driving Technology Adoption within Ontario’s Small Businesses, explores solutions to address the key barriers small businesses face in adopting and implementing technology.   Ontario’s economy and communities thrive when small businesses succeed.…

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Bridging Urban Aboriginal and Business Communities Forum

A panel of experts spoke this morning on  how to successfully build working relationships with the growing aboriginal population. The session was moderated by Dr. Pierre Zundel, from the University of Sudbury.     Panellists included: Cultural Issues: Suzanne Shawbonquit, Aboriginal People’s Council of Sudbury Demographic Profile: Dr. Darrel Manitowabi, Professor, University of Sudbury Opportunities…

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