5 Minutes for Business April 19, 2016

By: Mark Wiseman, CEO of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board I am quite excited to be the first guest writer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s 5 Minutes for Business. Although our country represents only about 3% of the global economy, we have a wide array of world-class companies. Banking, mining, and oil and […]

Economic Gardener April 2016

ECONOMIC GARDENER APRIL 1 2016 So the question is: Why are four local municipalities pushing forward with amalgamation? The cynical among us would say that it is because of the self- interest of each of them with little regard for the best interest of the county as a whole. Some would argue that it is […]

5 Minutes for Business April 2016

5 Minutes for Business The Federal Budget and Business: Maybe They’re Just Not That into You? April 5, 2016 For more information, please contact: Hendrik Brakel Senior Director, Economic, Financial & Tax Policy 613.238.4000 (284) | hbrakel@chamber.ca Last week, we published our analysis of the 2016 federal budget, a report card based on business priorities […]

New Chamber Board Elected- courtesy of The News March 31 2016

ADAM MACINNIS – THE NEWS Building connections and creating an atmosphere of positivity are two things that Nancy MacConnell-Maxner will help create a better economic environment in Pictou County. The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce elected Nancy MacConnell-Maxner as new president at the Chamber’s AGM on Thursday. Speaking at the dinner that followed, MacConnell-Maxner, who […]