The current Ontario Energy Board (OEB) framework relating to cost eligibility and cost awards (the framework) makes stakeholder participation prohibitively expensive.
Entrepreneurs in a Time of Uncertaintywith Trevin Stratton, Chief Economist - Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday October 23 | 9 – 10am
Members & Non-Members: $10
Wednesday, October 23
9 – 10am
Victoria Inn Hotel
& Convention Centre
Join the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce and the CEDC as we welcome Dr. Trevin Stratton to speak during Small Business Week on the subject of Entrepreneurs in a Time of Uncertainty
Trevin is an award-winning business economist, specializing in global and technological change. He helps organizations identify and manage opportunities arising from the trends that are reshaping industry and international business. Trevin is an advisor to both private and public sector leaders, and has counseled senior corporate executives and policymakers around the world. Through his extensive experience building alliances among businesses, academic institutions, as well as trade associations, labour, and non-profit organizations, Trevin has been instrumental in shaping the public policy environment in Canada and abroad. As Chief Economist at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, he helps develop national policy positions aimed at improving Canada’s economic performance and the competitiveness of Canadian business. Prior to joining the Chamber, Trevin was named as Ottawa’s Forty Under 40 for founding and leading BDO Canada’s national economic development consulting line.
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Latest News at the Chamber
We had a busy year in 2019 and we’re so excited to tell you about it. In our Annual Report video, you’ll learn about the Chamber’s activities, including:
– Advocacy at the local, Provincial and Federal levels
– Engagement activities designed to connect our Members with each other and with the community
– Empowerment activities which help educate, strengthen and promote our Members
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