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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce submits provincial pre-budget submission

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton, ON, February 4th: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has submitted a pre-budget submission in response to a public consultation process announced by the provincial government. The recommendations were also presented to Associate Minister of Finance MPP Mitzie Hunter, MPP Eleanor McMahon and chair of cabinet MPP Jim Bradley at a pre-budget townhall in Hamilton last week.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce & Morriston Bypass coalition submits letter to Premier.

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Monday, February 1st, 2016, Hamilton, ON: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce was a signatory to a pre-budget letter submitted today to Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne and members of her cabinet. The letter is part of an ongoing advocacy process to secure government funding (provincial, federal or a combination of) to construct a bypass near the village of Morriston on highway six.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce presents its 2016 Federal Budget recommendation report

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton, ON, January 14th, 2016: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has submitted a pre-budget submission in response to a public consultation process announced by the Federal Government. The recommendations were also presented to local Liberal MPs, Filomena Tassi (MP Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas) and Bob Bratina (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek) yesterday during a community pre-budget townhall.

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Media Release: Bay Area Poised for Growth as Manufacturing Strengthens: Ontario Economic Update 2016

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton – Burlington, ON, Dec 10th, 2015: The most wide-reaching provincial economic forecast of the year, the Ontario Economic Update 2016, was released today by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Credit Unions of Ontario, with support from Hamilton and Burlington Chambers of Commerce. The Hamilton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), which is made up of Hamilton, Burlington, and Grimsby, will experience above-trend employment growth during the next two years, reflecting the end of the major restructuring in the manufacturing sector.

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Letter from the President: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce supports Horizon Utilities merger proposal

· by Keanin Loomis

Mayor Fred Eisenberger and Council

City of Hamilton

71 Main St. West

Hamilton, Ontario

L8P 4Y5

Re: Endorsement of Horizon Utilities Merger Proposal

Your Worship and Members of Council: You know the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce well as this city’s voice of business and an active contributor to improving the vitality of this great city for all its residents.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce National Urban Policy agenda successfully endorsed by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton, ON, October 20th, 2015: The Canadian Chamber of Commerce recently had it’s annual general meeting on October 17-19th. At the GA over 47 resolutions submitted from Chambers of Commerce across the country were formally debated and adopted by the membership. Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to report back that our’s titled: “Developing a National Urban Policy for Canadian Cities” was overwhelmingly approved by the delegation and is now an official advocacy priority of the Chambers.

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Hamilton Chamber and partners release Federal Election Platform and Analysis.

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton, Tuesday, October 13th, 2015: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with it’s partners Ontario and Canadian Chambers of Commerce has released a series of documents aimed at our members, Hamilton businesses and any other concerned citizens in the lead up to the Federal Election on October 19th. We encourage everyone to evaluate the official political parties based on how they match up to our platforms.

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Federal Parties need to spend final weeks of the campaign defining economic vision for vote-rich Ontario: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton, October 9th, 2015: A new report by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is calling on all federal parties to put Ontario’s economy in the spotlight during these final days of the 2015 election campaign. Through their report, Spotlight Ontario: How the Federal Parties stack up, the organization commends all parties for their commitments to lower the tax burden on Ontario’s small employers.

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Media Advisory: Ancaster and Dundas Divisions of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce to host Federal Election candidate Townhall October 7th.

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton, ON, October 2nd 2015: On October 7th, 2015, The Ancaster and Dundas divisions of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Townhall Meet and Greet with three federal election candidates from the official sitting parties in the Parliament of Canada. Invitation was also extended to the Green Party candidate Peter Ormond.

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Media Release: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Urges Province to Design Cap and Trade System in a Way That Protects Jobs, Economy activity, and Reduces GHGs

· by Huzaifa Saeed

Hamilton, ON, Sept. 29, 2015 – Today, Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released a report in response to the government’s decision to implement a province-wide cap and trade system. With this decision, Ontario is joining a growing number of jurisdictions who are taking action to address climate change, including large emitters like China and the United States.

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