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President’s Message

Hello everyone. As we move ahead in 2018, and speaking for our Chamber team, I hope you can all look forward to a positive year of growth. I am especially pleased to announce this year’s most renowned event. On Saturday, February 24, the Chamber will present its annual Business Excellence Awards and Citizen of the […]



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 […]



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 […]



Shout-out to member Toon Dressen

The Chamber would like to send a shout-out to member Toon Dressen, President of Ottawa’s Dressen Cardinal Architects who recently completed his term as President of the Ontario Association of Architects. Toon has made his mark, not only on Architecture in Ottawa, but across the country. He has distinguished himself with speaking engagements at some […]



Business Excellence & Citizen Of The Year Banquet

The Business Excellence Awards recognizes and celebrates firms and individuals who have distinguished themselves by fostering growth, innovation, community service and excellence in their sectors. Join us for a sparkling evening with a cocktail reception, exquisite dining, wonderful entertainment, and the friendly competition of a silent auction. The 2017 dinner will be held on February […]



2017 Pub Nites

We will kick off our 2017 season of Pub Nites at Eight Zero Zero on January 31st. We hope you will join us in this relaxed social atmosphere and enjoy a friendly encounter with your professional colleagues. Grab your business cards and put your networking hat on because this is one meet-up not to be […]



Pub Nite @ Schnitzels

This month we will hold our last Pub Nite of 2016 on Tuesday November 29th at Schnitzels. Stay tuned for our 2017 Schedule! We look forward to sampling the selection of great food that Schnitzels has to offer, while building our network.



The Chamber Rewards Program

How does the program work? Chamber businesses will receive a card for each of their employees along with information on participating members and the reward they are providing. They simply show this card at participating businesses to receive the benefit or discount. Many of the businesses offering these benefits will be identified by a decal […]



October President’s Message

Hello everyone. I’d like to begin my October message with an advisory for you. The Chamber hopes you will tune in to Cornwall’s Tuesday, October 11 Council meeting to hear a presentation from the Chamber. Director Patrick Larose will summarize the findings from both the Chamber’s Small Business Roundtable and, its on-line survey about the […]



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