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Celebrate Small Business Week 2019 from October 20 – 26

Join us along with the Ontario Chamber Network from October 20 – 26 in celebration of Small Business Week 2019.  The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has teamed up with Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade across the province for the 2019 Small Business Too Big...

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Vote Prosperity

Vote Prosperity

“While business is doing its part to make Canada more prosperous for more people, the federal government has a critical role to play. That is why the commitments each of the federal parties make during this fall’s federal election campaign will be critical.” — THE...

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Vote Prosperity

It’s still the economy, stupid.

It’s still the economy, stupid. For all of the talk about affordability this election season, it’s remarkable how little discussion there is amongst party leaders, candidates and the media about the most basic and effective way to create new jobs and wage growth as...

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Refreshing the Sale of Beverage Alcohol in Ontario – OCC

Refreshing the Sale of Beverage Alcohol in Ontario – OCC

(Toronto — July 22, 2019) Today, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released a new report, Refreshing the Sale of Beverage Alcohol in Ontario. This report outlines how the Province could modernize the sale and distribution of beverage alcohol to responsibly promote...

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9 Tips To Networking

9 Tips To Networking

As an entrepreneur or small business owner, the benefits of networking are critical to your personal growth and business development. Small business is all about networking, building relationships and creating long term growth. Building a successful business takes a...

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6 Ways to Improve Customer Trust

6 Ways to Improve Customer Trust

People buy from those they know, like, and trust. “Knowing” comes from marketing and advertising. “Like” is cultivated by showing potential customers your human and endearing side. But how in the world do you help someone with minimal interaction with you and your...

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Organizational Business Services

Organizational Business Services

Setting your business up for success revolves around using all resources available. Educating yourself on what will help your business grow stronger, better and faster is crucial for long term business success. Connecting with local business organizations and finding...

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Are You Too Busy For Business?

Are You Too Busy For Business?

Ever heard the saying, “If you need something done, give it to a busy person.”? While that may work for errands, many business owners are finding they’re too busy for business anymore. Small business has changed a lot over the past decade and the demands of a business...

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