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Chamber Supports MP Lauzon’s Town Hall About Federal Tax Proposal.

Stormont, Dundas, South Glengarry MP Guy Lauzon recently held a town hall meeting to get input from area businesses about the impact of the federal government’s changes to its tax legislation. Because the Cornwall Chamber advocates on behalf of the business sector, it worked with Mr. Lauzon’s office in publicizing the event. A large crowd […]



Chamber taking on devastating Bill 148

Last June, the Cornwall Chamber expressed its concern on its web site E-news section about the government’s proposed Bill 148, legislation that could have a significant impact on the Cornwall regional  business sector. Since then, it has taken a number of steps to bring into clear focus the impact of this Bill. It also understands […]



President’s Message

Hello everyone. As we move forward for the fall season, the Chamber is gearing up for a busy season. That said, I should note that the Chamber’s annual golf Day, last June was once again a successful event with close to 150 area business professionals enjoying a day on the links, and some terrific networking. […]



President’s Message

Hello everyone. As we move closer to the July-August vacation season, I wanted to bring you up to date on some the activities your Chamber has been involved in. The Community Futures Development Corporation, supported by the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce recently held a 2017 Regional Economic Renewal Summit. The Summit was part of province-wide […]



Chamber Partners in Major Regional Summit

The Cornwall and Counties Community Futures Corporation, the Eastern Ontario Training Board, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, the City of Cornwall, and the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce recently presented the 2017 Economic Renewal Regional Summit. Over 80 delegates from across the United Counties, Akwesasne and the City of Cornwall attended the Summit that focused on […]



Chamber concerned about labour relations and employment standard changes

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), an organization that represents the Cornwall Chamber and chambers across the province has sent a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne expressing concern about potential changes to Ontario’s Labour Relations Act (LRA) and the Employment Standards Act (ESA), including the introduction of a $15 minimum wage. The Chamber is concerned […]



President’s Message

  While it has been sometime since my last message to the membership, I would like to bring you up to date on recent and upcoming Chamber activities. The Chamber’s first major event of the year was the annual Business Excellence Awards banquet. Close to 250 guests from our business community enjoyed an evening of […]



The Business Excellence Award and Citizen of the Year recipients for 2016.

The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Business Excellence Award and Citizen of the Year recipients for 2016. The winners were announced at the Chamber’s distinguished Business Excellence Awards and Citizen of the Year banquet, presented on February 25 at the NAV Centre. There were seven business award categories along with the […]



Chamber and OCC Submit Budget Recommendations to Government

February 17, 2017 Cornwall – Today, the Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and chambers across Ontario, formally released the 2017 pre-budget submission containing recommendations to the Ontario legislature for its spring 2017 legislative session. This Chamber Network’s submission outlines four key budget priorities and 13 […]



Chamber salutes member Chesley’s Inn

Historic Chesley’s Inn and Innkeeper Robert Prowse has put Cornwall on the “excellence-in accommodations” map. The Chamber has learned that for the second year in a row, the Inn has won a Booking.com guest review award. Not only that, it has been recognized with a Tripadvisors, Award of Excellence, each of which because of glowing […]



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