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News Archive: Canadian Chamber of Commerce
June 8th 2012 was World Anti-Counterfeiting Day. In collaboration with the Canadian Intellectual Property Council, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce ...
While President Obama and Prime Minister Harper pursue plans to open up the Canada-US border for legitimate travelers and commerce, protectionists remain hard at work building new barriers. If they succeed, the result will be higher costs for both consumers and North America’s businesses. [Click on Pic to learn more]
“While the Canadian Chamber supports the principles behind this copyright legislation, improvements still need to be made to the bill,” stated Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “As currently drafted, the bill still contains some possible unintended consequences that could prove problematic for business. We look forward to a rigorous review of the bill at committee stage that will make sure that it achieves the purposes for which it is designed.” [Click on Pic to learn more]
Building a more productive and, thus, a more internationally competitive economy is a shared undertaking. It is the responsibility of business, individual Canadians and government and requires greater investment in innovative practices and technologies, equipping Canadians with the rights skills and education, and positioning Canada as an attractive environment for investors and entrepreneurs. Canada is losing its place in the world economy, and we need to fight to reclaim our standing. [Click on Pic to learn more]
“The Business Case for Investing in Canada’s Remote Communities” by GE Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce
“Canadians have to start looking at our remote communities differently”, stated Perrin Beatty, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “Our collective economic wellbeing and our international competitiveness could well depend upon the public policies adopted today that leverage the economic possibilities of many of these communities and their potential to contribute to our nation’s wealth”. [Click on Pic to learn more]
Canadian and Provincial Chambers Call on Membership to Support Federal Strategy to Reduce Business Taxes
With government stimulus programs ending this year, the tax reductions are doubly important. They will free up capital to be put to work to grow Canada’s businesses and its economy. This strategy has been supported by a majority of parliamentarians in two federal budgets since its inception in 2007. [Click on Pic to learn more]
Prime Minister Harper and President Obama announced a new vision for the Canada-U.S. border. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcomes this initiative and views it as an important step in improving the efficiency of the Canada-U.S. border. [Click on Pic to learn more]
In part, our actions included a call to action to the network in which some of you have participated. Our initiatives have resulted in a letter from John Bennett, Executive Director of Sierra Club Canada, followed by additional emails from members of the Sierra Club. [Click on Pic to learn more]
Energy is one of Canada’s greatest resources and it is vital to the economy in every part of the country—in 2008, the energy sector employed 360,000 people, two per cent of Canada’s workforce, and accounted for 6.8 per cent of Canada’s GDP. [Click on Pic to learn more]
Provincial Chambers and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce took the opportunity of the fourth round of Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations, due to begin in Brussels on Monday, to send a strong message of unity from the business communities they represent. [Click on Pic to learn more]
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s report, Canada-China: Building a strong economic partnership, asks whether we, in politics, business and society at large, have maximized the Canada-China economic partnership. [Click on Pic to learn more]