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Guelph Chamber to City Council: Take Action on Helping Employers Attract Top Talent

Guelph, January 22, 2019: The Guelph Chamber of Commerce presented to Guelph City Council as part of the stakeholder engagement and public presentations process on Development Charges.

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Iconic Global Business Leader, Linda Hasenfratz, to Address Guelph Community at CEO Dinner

Guelph, December 18, 2018: On February 4th, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will host a CEO Dinner, presented in partnership with Heffner Lexus, RBC Royal Bank and Richardson GMP. The event will feature Linda Hasenfratz, CEO of Linamar Corporation, in a thought-provoking and inspiring conversation with Ward 1 Studios’ Sandy Clipsham about Linda’s climb from the ground floor to CEO.

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Guelph, December 4th, 2018:Today the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce released Moving Forward: A Strategic Approach to Ontario’s Transportation Needs, a policy report calling on the Ontario Government to develop a Long-Term Transportation Plan. To address the current and future transportation needs of the province, the report highlights three areas of opportunity that will help improve the mobility of Ontarians.

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Chamber Welcomes Dynamic New Board at Annual General Meeting

Guelph, November 21, 2018:The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its incoming 2018-2019 Board of Directors – duly elected at the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held Tuesday November 20 at the Holiday Inn Guelph.

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Agri-tech Trailblazer to Address "Inspirational Women" Luncheon

Guelph, November 8, 2018: On November 29th, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Heffner Lexus, will host the “Inspirational Women” luncheon with Rose Marie Gage, a trailblazer, respected leader, change agent, mentor, coach and connector. Rose will be interviewed by Melanie Lang, Director of CBaSE, about her inspirational path to navigate opportunities and obstacles, resulting in influence, leadership, change and community building.

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Renewed NAFTA Important First Step for Ontario’s Business Community

Today, Guelph Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, Kithio Mwanzia released the following statement in response to the announcement of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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Chamber to Host Mayoral Candidates’ Debate

The Guelph Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Mayoral candidates’ debate in council chambers at Guelph City Hall on October 1, 2018 from 6pm to 7:30pm.

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Join a Dynamic Board of Directors making a Difference in the Community

As an organization with a growing membership representing more than 30,000 employees, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce (GCC) has over 188 years of serving the local community. We have been recognized by the Chamber Accreditation Council of Canada (CACC) with its highest level of distinction. This distinction places the Guelph Chamber in an elite group of Chambers of Commerce in Canada that are demonstrating to the business community that our Chamber is run in a manner that reflects national standards of business excellence. The Board of Directors is the governance organ of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce.

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Guelph Chamber Partners with International Trade Council to Help Local Companies Go Global

Guelph, August 3, 2018: The Guelph Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the International Trade Council, is excited to announce the 2018 Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates. The United Arab Emirates is located in the heart of the crossroads of the trade routes of East and West, Europe and Asia. The UAE is Canada’s 20th largest destination for exports worldwide, and its largest export destination in the Middle East. 

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Guelph Chamber to Minister of Foreign Affairs: Successful NAFTA 2.0. Negotiations Vital to Community Prosperity

Guelph, August 2, 2018: With the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations on the minds of so many businesses in Guelph, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce issued a letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Chrystia Freeland. The letter came as a direct action from a recent roundtable of local businesses as well as feedback the Chamber of Commerce received following the conclusion of the ‘Guelph Economic Leadership Forum: on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)’ in the spring.

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