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NAFTA 2.0 to Take Centre Stage at Guelph Economic Leadership Forum

Guelph, April 5, 2018: On Thursday May 3 2018, in partnership with Export Development Canada and Welke Customs Brokers Ltd., the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will host the ‘Guelph Economic Leadership Forum: on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)’. Outgoing Acting Economist at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and incoming CEO of Next Generation Manufacturing Canada, Jayson Myers will be the keynote speaker.

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Awards of Excellence Nominations are Live

The following is a description of each Guelph Award of Excellence. Please apply/nominate for the appropriate award. The application form can be found below.
All Nominees must be a member with the Chamber in good standing for a minimum of 1 (one) year. 
Self-nominations will be accepted 
The deadline to submit nominations is April 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST*

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Chamber to City Council: Now is the Time for Action on the Baker Street Development

Guelph, February 13, 2018: After careful consideration of the recently released KPMG Business Case, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce is urging Council to take action on the Baker Street Development Project. As a crucial economic project for the community, the Chamber of Commerce fully supports the recommendation to make a capital budget commitment at tonight’s special meeting where this will be discussed.  

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Toronto Mayor John Tory to bring Innovation Corridor Message to Guelph

Guelph, Ont., January 11, 2018 – Toronto Mayor John Tory will bring a message of economic opportunity across the entire Toronto-Waterloo corridor when he comes to Guelph as the keynote speaker at the 2018 Regional Economic Summit.

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Thought Leader in Climate Change Resilience to Address Community at the Guelph Economic Leadership Forum

Guelph, January 11, 2018: On Thursday January 18, 2018, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce in partnership with TradeForce Tech will host the ‘Guelph Economic Leadership Forum: On Climate Change: Managing Risk and Building Resilience.’ Noted thought leader and President & CEO at The Co-operators, Rob Wesseling will be the keynote speaker.

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Canada’s Jobs Powerhouse Needs a Transit System that Gets People to Work

Guelph, November 23, 2017: The Guelph Chamber of Commerce presented to Guelph City Council as part of the stakeholder engagement and public presentations process on the City Budget. A central objective of the Chamber’s continued involvement in the municipal budget process is to ensure that municipal public finance decisions are made with a lens of sound financial principles that balance support for a community’s range of services with a community’s ability to pay and remain competitive as an investment and growth location. As a means to achieve this, the Chamber presented on the pressing need for a route review to ensure that the transit system is able to better link people to jobs in the community.

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Chamber Welcomes Dynamic New Board at Annual General Meeting

Guelph, November 15, 2017:  The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its incoming 2017-2018 Board of Directors – duly elected at the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held Tuesday November 14 at the Holiday Inn Guelph. 

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Trailblazer and Advocate for Women in the Skilled Trades to Address ‘Inspirational Women’ Luncheon

Guelph, November 13, 2017: On November 17, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will kick off this years ‘Inspirational Women’ luncheon series with Jennifer Green, a trailblazer and active advocate for women in the skilled trades and technologies. Interviewed by Leanne Wood-Hulme from the CJOY Newsroom, this event will feature a thought-provoking conversation about Jennifer’s inspirational trailblazing path to influence, leadership, and community building.

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Iconic Downtown Bookstore to Host Highly Anticipated Launch of ‘Guelph, Our Gift to Canada’ Book

Guelph, October 31, 2017: On November 3, 2017, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with noted Canadian landscape photographer Richard Bain and Binea Press Inc, will launch ‘Guelph, Our Gift to Canada’ at the Bookshelf in Downtown Guelph. In celebration of Guelph’s 190th birthday, the book contains images that depict our historical past, and our thriving manufacturing, service, innovation, education, and technology sectors.  Guelph’s exceptional quality of life is portrayed through the beauty of our natural landscape, our prosperous downtown, and flourishing arts, culture and recreation communities. 

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