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5 Minutes for Business: AccessAbility – The $16.8-billion GDP Boost Canadians Need

5 Minutes for Business: AccessAbility – The $16.8-billion GDP Boost Canadians Need

Accessibility in Canada is inadequately addressing the barriers nearly four million Canadians face. Within the next 20 years, that number is expected to soar to over nine million, but by creating a more accessible Canada, there is a potential to unlock $16.8 billion in GDP by increasing our economy’s productive capacity by 2030, according to the Conference Board of Canada. Find out more in this month’s 5 Minutes for Business.

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5 Minutes for Business: A Budget For Business or Bust

5 Minutes for Business: A Budget For Business or Bust

With our GDP at a standstill, businesses need to see a focus of protecting and fostering growth in the upcoming federal budget ahead of thisyear’s federal election. That being said, while we do not have a crystal ball here at the Canadian Chamber, we do have our ears to the ground in Ottawa and we are unsure the budget will address ongoing business concerns.

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5 Minutes for Business: A Royal Commission for a Royal Pain

5 Minutes for Business: A Royal Commission for a Royal Pain

50 years of cutting and pasting has left Canadian taxation uncompetitive, cumbersome and inefficient. Now more than ever a Royal Commission on taxation, with everything on the table, is needed to align Canada’s tax system with the economy of today and tomorrow…

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Ontario Tourism Recovery Program Applications Now Open

The Ontario Tourism Recovery Program is now open for applications to Support Tourism Businesses in Attraction, Accommodation, and Leisure Travel Sectors. The province has confirmed that the $100 million Ontario Tourism Recovery Program, previously announced in the...

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Ontario Lifting Capacity Limits in Select Settings

Effective Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., capacity limits will be lifted to allow 100 per cent capacity in the following settings: Concert venues, theatres and cinemas; Spectator areas of facilities for sports and recreational fitness (would not include...

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