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5 Minutes for Business: Latest on Canada-U.S. Tariffs

In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, the Canadian Chamber’s Director of International Affairs, Mark Agnew, takes stock of the latest Canada-U.S. tariffs and examines what could come next and how it could impact Canadian business.

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5 Minutes for Business: State of the Economy

In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, the Canadian Chamber’s Chief Economist, Trevin Stratton, Ph.D., examines Canada’s economic performance up to the mid-point of 2018 and considers what the latter half of the year might have in store for us.

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Press Release: 2019 Board of Directors

The Chamber extends a warm welcome to Anne Antenucci (Salvation Army Community & Residential Services) and Norman Legault (Resolute Forest Products Ltd.) and returning Directors Ken Boshcoff (Sign Face Systems Inc.) and Riley Burton (Confederation College).

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Good News December 2018

Read on for this month’s Good News including Christina’s Home and Garden, United Way of Thunder Bay, NATT Safety Services and more.

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Issues & Insights: Apprenticeship Proposal Provides More Opportunities for Skilled Trades Careers

Ontario’s current journeyperson-to-apprenticeship ratios make it difficult for employers to fulfill high levels of demand for skilled tradespeople as they struggle to recruit enough journeypersons to hire additional apprentices. These rules have resulted in young tradespeople struggling to work the hours necessary to complete their training which results in a limited number of certified tradespeople produced each year…

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