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March Breakfast Connections

The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre, the Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce and Cornwall & The Counties Community Futures Development Corporation, are pleased to host Breakfast Connections! The March edition of Breakfast Connections will be held on Wednesday, MARCH 23, AT RAMADA CORNWALL.  Since the February event was cancelled due to weather conditions, and as […]



Ontario Chamber of Commerce puts ORPP back in the spotlight with an open letter to the Premier

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) provided Premier Kathleen Wynne with an open letter on the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). The letter outlines the OCC’s outstanding concerns with the ongoing implementation of the ORPP. Over the coming months, the OCC will continue to represent our network and broader membership as the government moves forward […]



WSIB Acting on Key Chamber Network Recommendations

The Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) recently released its revised Rate Framework and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is pleased that it has incorporated a number of suggestions and recommendations made by OCC stakeholders. The OCC commends the WSIB for incorporating six of its seven recommendations, submitted this past September, and list them below. […]



Popular Business Mixer Returns in 2016

PubNites are off and running in 2016 with a great crowd enjoying good conversation and delicious hors d’oeuvres at the January 26 event in the Jet Set Pub at Nav Centre. If you missed January, the February PubNite is just ahead. Join the Chamber and your professional colleagues on Tuesday, February 23 at Truffles Burger […]



MOL Machinery Blitz Coming

The Workplace Safety and Prevention Services is advising of an upcoming Ministry of Labour  inspection blitz on the safe operation of machinery. To be carried out between January and March of this year, the blitz will focus on machines that are not guarded, blocked or locked out during maintenance, repair and other operations. There are […]



ACCESSIBILITYWORKS Abilities Connect Fund

The ABILLITES CONNECT FUND OFFERS GRANTS FOR HIRING AND ACCOMMODATING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES Are you a business or not-for-profit organization that employs between five to 500 people? If so, through the Abilities Connect Fund you may qualify for: Up to $20,000 for the employment (co-ops, internships, part-time, full-time) of students and recent graduates with disabilities; […]



Shop the Neighbourhood

The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce their partnership with Yellow Pages and Shop The Neighbourhood. Shop The Neighbourhood is a free national initiative of Yellow Pages, a company with a century-long legacy of working with Canada’s small businesses. On Saturday November 28, 2015, Canadians nationwide will be encouraged to make local purchases and […]



Chamber Pleased with Mayor’s Arbitration Concerns

September 8, 2015 – Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy has weighed in on the issue of arbitrated settlements noting that Labour Minister Kevin Flynn is warming up to concerns over stubbornly high, arbitrated salary increases. The Cornwall Chamber is pleased with the development. It hasn’t been widely publicized but, the Chamber has been lobbying strongly for some […]



Chamber to Host Candidates at Business Luncheon

The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce today announced it has invited local candidates for the upcoming federal election to a business luncheon. The purpose of the event will be to give members of Cornwall’s business community a chance to raise matters, specific to their sector, with each of the candidates in an informal setting. “There are […]



Leadership & Dispute and Conflict Resolution Workshops offered in partnership with St. Lawrence College

The Eastern Ontario Training Board (EOTB) and the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that they have partnered with St. Lawrence College to bring two workshops – Leadership & Dispute and Conflict Resolution – to businesses in the Cornwall and Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry area. Denis Thibault, Executive Director of EOTB states: “Over […]