Canadian Chamber of Commerce Letter to Minister McKenna – Bill C-69

“Without significant amendments, C-69 will not only further drive out investment from Canada’s resource sector, but will also limit Canada’s ability to create essential trade-enabling infrastructure, such as ports, transportation corridors, and modernized energy grids.” The Honourable Perrin Beatty, P.C., O.C. Read the complete letter sent from the Canadian Chamber…

Jun 11, 2019
02:11 PM

#MCCOnTheMBRoadAgain: Carman, Manitoba

 The 65-kilometre drive from Winnipeg to Carman, Manitoba, is an easy one in spring, with beautiful agricultural land adorning both sides of highway #3 as far as the eye can see. When you arrive in quaint Carman, you feel instantly welcome, surrounded by beautiful little parks, and manicured lawns. On…

Jun 10, 2019
10:13 AM

2019 Deputy Ministers’ Dinner Focuses on Economic Development

“We need to enable innovation and Indigenous economic capacity while respecting treaty rights. We also need to ensure our civil service is skilled, so we have allocated a $2 million training fund. Staff do not need their managers to recommend training for them anymore.” Fred Meier, Province of Manitoba, Clerk…

Jun 7, 2019
01:21 PM

Spring 2019 MBiz Magazine Now Available

Manitoba business success stories abound, and we are fortunate to be able to showcase many of them in the pages of our semi-annual magazine. To download or read this issue online now, click the link below. Enjoy!   

Jun 3, 2019
09:45 AM

ICYMI WestJet & Manitoba: Growing the economy together

Harry Taylor, Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, WestJet, is exactly how we picture WestJetters – energetic, positive, and deeply committed to growing the company. A strategy-oriented accountant, Taylor also has an MBA and deep roots in finance and operational leadership. He joined WestJet three-and-a-half years ago, and says…

May 31, 2019
12:19 PM

MCC Presents to the Manitoba K to 12 Education Review Committee

On May 15, 2019, Manitoba Chambers of Commerce President & CEO Chuck Davidson and Director of Policy & Communications Karen Viveiros delivered a report and presentation to the Independent Commission on K to 12 Education. To view the complete submission: MCC K-12 Education Review Submission – May 2019

May 29, 2019
02:32 PM

ICYMI: International Trade in an Increasingly Protectionist World

On Friday, May 24, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce hosted Jean-Marc Ruest, SVP and General Counsel, Richardson International Limited as our MBiz Breakfast keynote speaker. Mr. Ruest shared valuable insight into how the company is invoking their 160-year pioneering spirit to face a new wave of trade barriers amid growing…

May 23, 2019
09:23 AM

Vote Prosperity Puts Business Issues at the Forefront for 2019 Election

Today, May 13, 2019, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce launched the Vote Prosperity platform to urge federal party leaders to put the needs of Canadian business front and centre in the upcoming federal election. “Core issues, such as tax complexity, lack of access to capital, workforce shortages, and skills gaps,…

May 13, 2019
01:26 PM

Announcing Manitoba Chambers of Commerce Board of Directors, 2019/2020

The MCCs 88th Annual General Meeting on May 2, 2019, in Gimli, Manitoba, saw the election of our 2019/2020 board of directors. Welcome aboard to two new officers: Beverlie Stuart (MITT) and Eric Wiens (Stantec) and thank you to the following for their excellent continued representation: Chair: Paul Holden (Education…

May 10, 2019
10:02 AM

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