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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 […]



Important Business Information

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s (OCC) Regulatory Update summarizes what employers need to know about the latest changes to the regulatory environment for businesses.This update is exclusive to members of the Chamber Network. As you know, easing the regulatory burden for Ontario businesses is one of our top priorities. We are committed to continuing to […]



Helping Members become Accessible businesses

Learn more about Ontario’s accessibility laws with a free webinar In partnership with the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA) and with support from the Government of Ontario, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) will be hosting two special Accessibility Works webinars on Friday, August 7, 2015 and Friday, August 28, 2015 at 10 a.m. EST. […]



Upcoming Ontario Government Doing Business Events

August 20 — Webinar – How to Do Business with the Ontario Government Thursday, August 20, 2015, 10:00 am – 11:30 am Cost: Complimentary The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, Supply Chain Ontario, is hosting a webinar on Ontario government procurement. Participate online without having to leave your office. Learn about: •             The Ontario […]