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Renowned Canadian Economist to Speak in Cornwall

Economist David Campbell will be in Cornwall at the end of this month to give an enlightening talk on the most effective population growth strategies for Eastern Ontario. A former Chief Economist with the New Brunswick Jobs Board Secretariat, Mr. Campbell will speak on October 29, 2019 at Aultsville Theatre. His commentary is expected to […]



Starter Company PLUS Program Now Accepting Applications

The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre, in partnership with the Government of Ontario, is pleased to announce the launch of the Starter Company PLUS program, available to residents from Cornwall, SD&G and Akwesasne. Starter Company PLUS offers the successful applicants unparalleled assistance to start, grow or purchase an existing small business. Assistance includes training, business skills […]



Candidate Q&A Oct.15, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Who: Local federal election candidates, chamber members and the General Public What: Candidate Q&A When: October 15, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Where: Ramada Inn, 805 Brookdale Avenue The Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Candidates Q&A to help our members and the community gain better insights into the business initiatives being planned […]



TradeCert Canada

        Save Time. Go Online. Get your certificate of origin today! In partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce  is pleased to offer the services of TradeCert Canada – a simple, secure and timesaving solution to certificates of origin. TradeCert Canada Benefits: User-friendly TradeCert Canada’s interface is […]



Tri Chamber Holiday Mixer

Join us for a holiday themed, networking event and the unveling of the Tri-Chamber Alliance Promotional Video. The event will be held at Boston Pizza, Brookdale Avenue on December 13, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Click here for link  



President’s Message

I’d like to begin with an update on the provincial government’s Bill 148, as some of you may be aware. Your Chamber’s efforts have paid off as through Bill 47, the government has repealed many parts of the original Bill, one that could have had a significant impact on business and in particular, the small […]



Shop local this holiday season

Shopping local this holiday season benefits the Cornwall economy in a variety of ways that stretch beyond the bottom line for area businesses. The 2018 Shop Local campaign launched today by the Cornwall Economic Development Department, Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Downtown and Le Village Business Improvement Areas (BIAs), highlights […]



Gerry Benson

The Chamber is deeply saddened with the news that prominent Cornwall business professional and Philanthropist, Gerry Benson, has died. Mr. Benson made a significant mark in Cornwall, both as the President of the Benson Group and through his amazing generosity in both time and financial support of many community initiatives. He spearheaded many community projects […]



Address Workforce Talent Shortage says OCC

The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce has heard from area businesses who report having difficulty finding employees with the skills and commitment to do the job. The Chamber has now learned that its Ontario counterpart is calling on all political parties to take action. In fact, it will be a key topic at the OCC’s upcoming […]



Mentally Healthy Workplaces

Mental health is becoming an alarming issue in the workplace and in communities across Canada. Your Chamber offers this backgrounder on the issue and can provide you with links to a number of resources. One in five Canadians will experience a mental health problem or illness every year, that’s more than seven million people. And, […]



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