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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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26+ Pieces of Summer Content You Need for Your Business

26+ Pieces of Summer Content You Need for Your Business

Providing quality content is important for your audience and critical to your success on social media. Your audience members are looking for answers to their questions and they want it all in one nice, neat place. After all, who has time to look for things all over...

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What’s Your Business Succession Plan?

What’s Your Business Succession Plan?

The reality of an aging workforce means "succession planning is becoming more and more important for businesses. With more business owners (Boomers) looking towards retirement, and potentially fewer entrepreneurs wanting to become business owners (Millenials) creating...

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Is 2019 the Year to Simplify Your Business?

Is 2019 the Year to Simplify Your Business?

There’s a lot of talk about making life easier–getting rid of clutter, buying less, not making things so complicated. We carry around a powerful multi-tasker that takes pictures, does our banking, keeps us on schedule, and makes phone calls. Some people are even...

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Working Toward Mental Wellness: A Toolkit for Employers

Public understanding of mental health issues has increased in both scope and sophistication over the past decade, including a deeper appreciation for the importance of mental wellness in the workplace. This sea of change has been largely positive, as employees who...

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5 Minutes for Business

There is no low carbon economy without a regulatory system that works In this month’s 5 Minutes for Business, we take a closer look at Canada’s energy sector and how Canada’s regulatory system is limiting the ability to get energy products to market. Canada’s energy...

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6 Ways to Build Long Lasting Customer Relationships

6 Ways to Build Long Lasting Customer Relationships

In this age of consumerism, there's a choice for every product. You alone do not hold a monopoly on your product so you must understand that the customer is king. For a business to be sustained and stay viable, the customer must always come first. Keeping them happy...

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Pre-Budget Submission 2019

Pre-Budget Submission 2019

On January 15, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and Ontario Chamber Network provided the Government of Ontario with thirteen tangible recommendations for the upcoming provincial budget to build a stronger Ontario and create a business climate which encourages...

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Your January News

Your January News

20 Gifts to Give Yourself and Your Business in 2019- We made it past the holidays and onto a brand-new year. Hard to believe the calendar when you see 2019 staring back at you. Didn’t we just start a new century yesterday? Most of us have spent a few weeks looking for...

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EventsChamber News

Business at Breakfast – AGM
Mississippi Golf Club
341 Wilson Street
Jan. 29, 2020, 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Coffee at the Chamber
Carleton Place Chamber Office
170 Bridge Street
Feb. 04, 2020, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Spring Speed Networking Event
Carleton Place Terrace by Symphony Senior Living
6 Arthur Street
Feb. 13, 2020, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Business at Breakfast


Feb. 26, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020, 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Coffee at the Chamber
Carleton Place Chamber Office
170 Bridge Street
Mar. 03, 2020, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Member Orientation
Carleton Place Chamber Office
170 Bridge Street
Mar. 19, 2020, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Business at Breakfast


Mar. 25, 2020, 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Coffee at the Chamber
Carleton Place Chamber Office
170 Bridge Street
Apr. 07, 2020, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Mayors Lunch Event
The Grand Hotel
7 Bridge Street
Apr. 16, 2020, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Business at Breakfast


Apr. 29, 2020, 7:30 am - 9:30 am