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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

CONGRATULATIONS TO JUDY MURPHY, 2019 HARRY MARDON AWARD WINNER

At the 88th Annual General Meeting, Mcc President & CEO Chuck Davidson (left) and Paul Holden, MCC Board Chair (right), were pleased to honour Judy Murphy, President & CEO, Safety Services Manitoba, and past-chair, Manitoba Chambers of Commerce Board, with this year’s Harry Mardon Award. This award is presented to…

May 10, 2019
09:58 AM

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

CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION: Manitoba’s Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Complete our brief SMEs climate change action survey here.  BACKGROUND: As a Manitoba resident, you likely have already considered the potential impact of climate change on your your local region, your residence, and maybe even your personal safety. If you’re part of the tourism or agricultural sectors, or you happen…

May 2, 2019
10:43 PM

MCC President & CEO Reacts to Budget 2019

During Budget 2019 lock-up, one theme was common among stakeholders in attendance: that this government is keeping its promise to get its fiscal house in order and return to a balanced budget. But at what cost to business growth? According to MCCs 2018 Manitoba Business Outlook Survey, 71% of respondents…

Mar 8, 2019
02:25 PM

BDC: 2019 Economic Outlook: Manitoba / Canada is in a Good Place

Pierre Cléroux, Vice President, Research and Chief Economist, BDC, returned to present the 2019 Economic Outlook to a sold-out MCC audience in January. The economy, how it performs, where it is going, and how it factors into the growth of Manitoba are always key discussion points among business leaders. Over…

Jan 24, 2019
03:46 PM

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