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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation: Tips & Guidelines


by Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

Commercial Electronic messages include:

  • Email
  • Text Messages
  • Personal Social Network Messages

According to the Canadian government, any email sent to/from a Canadian computer, mailbox or network falls under jurisdiction of CASL; but the legislation is specifically targeted at individuals or organizations attempting to generate commercial activity. The regulation will be one of the strictest anti-spam policies in the world and will likely significantly affect the communications efforts of businesses of all sizes.

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Lion’s Lair Submissions Closed


by Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

Lion's LairSubmissions are now closed for the 2014 LiON’S LAIR competition. Thank you to everyone who submitted a business plan for consideration.

Over the next few weeks our fantastic evaluators will be going through each submission and scoring them accordingly. From the applications received, ten finalists will be selected to pitch their idea to a panel of experts in a television studio environment.

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Hamilton Economic Summit Set for June 5


by Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

Hamilton Economic SummitThe Hamilton Chamber of Commerce today announced plans for its seventh annual Economic Summit, our city’s premier leadership initiative focused on the future of the local economy in a global context. The event will take place at the Scottish Rite in downtown Hamilton on Thursday June 5 from 1 pm to 5 pm followed by a leadership reception.

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2013 Outstanding Business Achievement Award Finalists


by Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

HAMILTON (March 4, 2014) – The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 30th Annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (OBAA’s). The award
recipients will be announced at the Awards Gala ceremony on Monday, March 31, 2014, at Carmen’s Banquet Centre.

SMALL BUSINESS:
  • Rapscallion Rogue Eatery
  • McCallum Sather Architects
  • Red Hill Coffee Trade
LARGE BUSINESS:
  • Vrancor Hotels Group
  • Steeped Tea
  • Countrywide Recycling
IRONMAN (sustained performance over a period of minimum 15 years):
  • First Canadian Title Hamilton
  • Yale Properties
YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR (up to age 35):
  • Daniel Hyams, Fermata Inc.

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