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  • Jul 21, 2017

    Guelph Chamber Advocates for Economic Impact Analysis on the Implementation of Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan

    Guelph, July 21, 2017: Today, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce made its submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. In its submission, the Chamber called on the Government of Ontario to take an evidence-based approach as it considers the implementation of the Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan. The plan commits to unproven sweeping reforms without ensuring protection against unintended economic consequences, including job losses, rising consumer costs, and economic hardship. The Guelph Chamber also raised its concern about the extremely fast pace of the implementation of the plan and noted the need to review the pace and intensity of the implementation. Implementing a plan this comprehensive, as quickly as is being proposed, without an economic impact analysis could have significant impacts on local businesses, the local economy and Ontario’s competitiveness. 

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  • Jul 20, 2017

    Guelph Chamber Highlight’s Importance of Canada – U.S. Trade to Agri-Food Industry

    Guelph, July 20, 2017: The Guelph Chamber of Commerce made its submission to inform the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiation process. Canada, Mexico and the United States of America are currently preparing to renegotiate and modernize NAFTA. The Government of Canada sought the views of individuals and businesses on the renegotiation and modernization of the existing Agreement with the United States and Mexico. Given that NAFTA has been in force for over 20 years, the Government of Canada also sought information on the areas that have proved the most beneficial to Canadian exporters. As part of the modernization, it remains vitally important that the Government of Canada recommit to the principles of the Canada-US Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) in its initiative to harmonize regulatory requirements and practices.

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