Category: From the Desk of the President

Reaching the Summit: 2019 Manitoba Economic Summit Achieves New Heights

The icy shoreline of Lake Winnipeg served as a stunning backdrop to the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce’s 88th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and inaugural 2019 Manitoba Economic Summit. More than 100 delegates from across the province — from Winnipeg to Thompson, Brandon to Swan Valley, and Gimli to Dauphin —…

May 9, 2019
12:38 PM

Chamber Network Focus on Building a Winning Gameplan

As the Chamber network moves through 2018, it remains imperative that both the national and provincial message be consistent as we look to bring changes that will improve the business climate and the lives of Manitobans. With the policy development process underway, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC) is seeing…

Feb 5, 2018
11:00 AM

Provincial Chamber Sees Budget 2017 as a “Good First Step”

Budget Takes Steps to Address Economic Competitiveness but Path to Balance Grows While Budget 2017 takes another needed step on addressing and reducing the competitive disadvantage Manitoba business face, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC) remains concerned that the path towards a balanced budget and restoring business confidence seems to…

Apr 12, 2017
11:58 AM

It’s Really Worth the Trip to Steinbach!

It never ceases to amaze me the quality of businesses in Manitoba. Last week, it was more of the same as the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC) spent the day in Steinbach touring local businesses with Steinbach Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Linda Peters and President Cameron Bergen. The Steinbach…

Aug 19, 2016
10:04 AM

Manitoba is Failing to Reach Economic Potential

Manitoba is failing to reach its economic potential because of a burdensome taxation climate for both families and businesses according the 3rd Edition of the Manitoba Prosperity Report published by the Manitoba Employer’s Council. “Economic and taxation issues are top of mind for many Manitobans in the ongoing election campaign,”…

Apr 5, 2016
04:30 AM

All Parties Must Commit to Tourism

For the last couple of months, the Canadian dollar has hovered around the 70-cent mark in relation to the U.S. dollar. While this can prove challenging for businesses on several fronts, it must also be viewed as an opportunity in other areas. One of those areas that has been pointed…

Mar 1, 2016
10:54 AM

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