Hello everyone. It’s hard to believe that 2016 is about to come to a close, and as I reflect on the year we’ve experienced, I’d like to share some Chamber highlights. The Business Excellence Awards banquet was our first major event and it was both a glittering and successful affair with long time dedicated volunteer, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Hello everyone. My August message focused, in part on the small business roundtable that the Chamber hosted in late June. We followed the Roundtable discussion with an on-line survey emailed to our members. The results will be added to the report we will be submitting to the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. However, in reviewing the […]
With growth of 2.8% this year, Ontario is among the few provinces expected to see economic growth much stronger than the national average. That’s according to the Conference Board of Canada’s Provincial Outlook: Spring 2016. “Unlike other provinces more dependent on natural resources, Ontario is benefitting from favourable terms of trade that improve the competitiveness […]
I trust that everyone has been enjoying the Great Summer Weather we have been experiencing this year. I hope you are all finding time to be with family & friends around the BBQ, at one of the many festivals and events in our region or while on vacation. Close to 20 local business professionals representing […]
Take a virtual tour along Cornwall, Ontario’s historic waterfront, Downtown and Le Village!
Hello everyone. May I begin the June message with a note about the Chamber’s Annual Golf Day which was held June 1st at Summerheights Golf Links. Your Chamber Team would like to thank all those from the local business community and guests who joined us for the event. The weather was outstanding along with the […]
The government’s proposed Cap and Trade initiative has caused the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to start asking questions. While the climate change benefits may be many, there are potential outcomes of C & T that could negatively affect business. The downside, according to the Premier, is that the government’s cap-and-trade plan will add about 4.3 […]