|May 12, 2017||Submissions? email email@example.com|
Niagara Chinese Business Council
May 25, 2017 • 5:00pm—9:00pm
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites St. Catharines Conference Centre
327 Ontario Street
Lunch & Learn: The Winning Image For Sales
The Truth: Perception Is Reality.
May 30, 2017 • 12:00pm—1:30pm
203 Carlton St.,
Business After 5:
June 6, 2017 • 4:30pm—7:30pm
Hilton Garden Inn
500 York Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
FOCUS Management Round Table:
Business Execution Solutions
With Special Guest John Clark, MT Bellies
June 8, 2017 • 7:30am—9:30pm
White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa
253 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
June 8, 2017 • 12:00pm—1:30pm
8921 Sodom Road
A Conversation with Deborah Roasti
June 15, 2017 • 7:00pm—9:00pm
Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery
3210 Staff Avenue, Jordan
Please join us in welcoming the new members who joined in April 2017.
GNCC Obtains Ontario Chamber Support for Canadian Retailers
At the Ontario Chamber of Commerce AGM, the caucus overwhelmingly approved a resolution on keeping the existing De Minimis threshold at $20 in Canada.
The resolution was submitted by the GNCC in partnership with the Windsor-Essex, Sarnia-Lambton and Thunder Bay Chambers of Commerce.
Editorial: Binational Agreements on the Niagara Frontier Offer Some Protection as Trump’s Plans for NAFTA Resist Focus
A new reciprocal agreement between the Buffalo Niagara Partnership and two Canadian chambers of commerce should ease any local tensions surrounding the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Even a little bit and every bit counts.
Employment Opportunity: Member Program Manager
The Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce has an opening on its team for a Member Program Manager. Please submit résumés by Monday, May 15
This position is responsible for promoting Chamber memberships, marketing & advertising opportunities for members and non-members, providing information on GNCC programs, and more.
IN THE NEWS
NPCA Seeks Person Who Cares About Drinking Water
Applications are open for a public interest (general public) representative and a Commerce representative on the Niagara Peninsula Source Protection Committee, which protects sources of drinking water in Niagara Peninsula watersheds.
Read the roles & responsibilities of the position, or the committe formation notes.
Bring Your Appetite to the Quest CHC BBQ
On June 16, Quest Community Health Centre is holding their 8th annual barbeque. Tour their health centre, talk to a health provider at the Health Check Table, and more.
Note — Queenston Street may be closed. Please use Welland Avenue to Vine Street south; parking will be available on the left.
Hotel Dieu Shaver Pasta Dinner
The 4th Annual Hotel Dieu Shaver Pasta Dinner returns on June 1 at a new location! All proceeds from the dinner and raffle will help purchase needed medical equipment for the hospital.
Club Roma will host this year’s pasta dinner. Tickets are $15 for all-you-can-eat pasta and meatballs.
Corks and Forks — with a twist
Enjoy a culinary treat at Corks and Forks, where five of Niagara’s Finest Hotel chefs will prepare their selected pairings while you cast your vote for your favourite.
Proceeds benefit Red Roof Retreat, a Niagara charity serving children and young adults with special needs.
Niagara Health Nurses Receive Nursing Excellence Awards
This year’s Nursing Excellence Award recipients are professionals who go over and above for their patients every single day.
“Thank you to all of our incredible nurses who exemplify what it means to provide extraordinary caring for our patients and their loved ones,” said Derek McNally, Niagara Health Executive Vice President Client Services and Chief Nursing Executive.
Dragon Boat Festival Roars into Welland
No experience necessary! Enjoy a day of team-building by bringing together your co-workers, friends, and family to dragon boat race at the beautiful Welland International Flatwater Centre!
The Welland Dragon Boat Festival takes place Saturday, June 10. For information about volunteer opportunities and more, visit wellanddragonboatfestival.com
Niagara Health Now Available Digitally
The spring issue of Niagara Health Now magazine has been released, and is now available digitally.
Read about innovation efforts that enhance the patient experience, the new Integrated Comprehensive Care program, how Niagara Health nurses designed a symbol to help comfort palliative patients and their families.
Airplane Rally in Support of Children’s Health
A Giant Scale Airplane Rally will take place on June 24 at the Stoney Creek Airport in Hamilton with all proceeds donated to the McMaster Children’s Hospital.
The event is held in memory of Bill Swindels, who created the concept and helped plan the original rally in 2016.
Feel Good Giving… to Causes for Kids
A planned giving event on Tuesday, May 16 can help you protect and expand your business.
Keynote speaker Keith Thomson will teach you the five reasons why advisors don’t discuss philanthropy with their clients, philanthropic techniques to build a “competitive moat” around your business, and more.
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OCC Calls on Federal Government to Support Nuclear Innovation
The Ontario Chamber Network has long recognized the important role of nuclear technology and its contribution to our economy.
On May 3, the OCC sent an open letter to Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, calling for continued leadership in nuclear innovation.
Make Your Voice Heard!
The spring survey is one of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s two annual policy surveys that help shape advocacy work for the coming year.
Last year, the results of Business Confidence Survey garnered considerable attention and increased the impact of the Ontario Economic Report.
Exiting Europe and Terminating NAFTA
Have our trading partners lost it?? From Europe to the U.S.A., our largest trading partners are burning up with anti-trade fever.
Is it a short-term flu of harmless populism or the most destructive strains of anti-globalization since the 1930s? Should we be worried?
The following members renewed their membership in April for another year. Thank you for supporting the Chamber — and supporting business in Niagara.
If you’re thinking of adding group benefits to your company, there are a lot of good reasons to put your Chamber membership to work for you. Not the least is exclusivity: only members have access to the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan®.
To contact your local insurance rep, call Jim Garrett or Cindy Haines at 905-468-8575
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