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PRESS RELEASE - Ontario Minister of Finance to Address Guelph Economic Leadership Forum

On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will host Ontario's Minister of Finance, the Honourable Charles Sousa, for a constructive discussion with members of Guelph's business community at the inaugural Guelph Economic Leadership Forum.

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PRESS RELEASE - Guelph Chamber Urges City to Keep Cost of Doing Business Competitive

The Guelph Chamber of Commerce presented to Guelph City Council as part of a stakeholder engagement and public presentations on the City Budget.

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PRESS RELEASE - Guelph Chamber to Government:

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Could Have Negative Consequences for Economy


A new survey of business owners from the Guelph 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 Guelph's economy.

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Getting it Right: Submission to the Ministry of Finance

Read the full submission from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to the Ministry of Finance on the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan - "Getting it Right: The Business Perspective on the Undersaving Challenge in Ontario"

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People-Strategy Expert to Address Guelph Chamber Members

"As our community evolves, how businesses effectively interact with their employees and customers will continue to be vital to their success . . . Dr. Lyons brings a wealth of expertise that will help transform how businesses develop their people strategy and effectively leverage it."  

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Community invited to discuss Capital Budget - Feb 25

Media Release:  The City has released the proposed 2015 Capital Budget and Forecast for the community to review and discuss with Council.  On Wednesday, February 25th, City of Guelph staff will present Guelph's proposed 2015-2017 Capital Budget and Forecast.  During the meeting, community members are invited to make presentations supporting specific investments in buildings, roads, sidewalks, bike lanes, parks, trails, and other assets and infrastructure.

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Chambers & Board of Trade Support GO Rail Service Expansion

The Chambers of Commerce of Guelph and Greater Kitchener Waterloo and the Brampton Board of Trade strongly support two-way all-day GO rail service between Waterloo Region and Union Station.

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Economic "check-in" shows relatively rosy picture, looks to challenges ahead

An economic "check-in" midpoint of the city's ten-year economic development strategy shows a relatively rosy outlook for the area, especially compared with other regions in Ontario.  But challenges were highlighted such as the skilled labour gap and some frustrations over doing business with the City of Guelph.

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Regional Job Creation Leadership to be Highlighted at Summit

Press Release:  The Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie regional economy will continue to lead Ontario in economic growth, according to a new two year forecast released by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and the Credit Unions of Ontario.

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GCC Welcomes President & CEO Kithio Mwanzia

The entire team at the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Guelph community, wish to welcome our new President & CEO Kithio Mwanzia to Guelph.  We are all looking forward to working together with Kithio to strengthen Guelph's reputation as the best place to live, work and play.

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