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Binational Opposition to Trusted Traveler Program Removal

February 24, 2020

February 21, 2020   The Honorable Chad F. Wolf Acting Secretary United States Department of Homeland Security 3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20528 Re: Binational Opposition to Trusted Traveler Program Removal Dear Acting-Secretary Wolf: Canada and the United States of America are linked by much more than a border. Our nations are connected by…

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$5,000 Trinity Capital Community Award to be granted to an outstanding Niagara Business

February 21, 2020

Trinity Capital International is seeking to recognize and reward a Niagara business that is doing notable work within the community. Applications will close Feb. 29, 2020 and businesses can apply directly through the GNCC website https://gncc.ca/members/trinity-capital-community-award-2020/. The purpose of the award: To honour a business for its innovative excellence To give back to the Niagara…

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Phone Spoofing: An Alert to GNCC Members

February 20, 2020

Did you get a phone call from 905-684-2100? If so, you may have been contacted by a scammer using number-spoofing technology. A quick Google search reveals that 905-684-2100 was the fax line that the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce used in previous years. That fax line has been canceled, and direct calls to 905-684-2100 receive…

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Niagara College launches Peer Wellness Program with the help of NCSAC, Wise Guys Charity Fund

February 18, 2020

Niagara College’s Health, Wellness and Accessibility Services has partnered with the college’s Student Administrative Council and Wise Guys Charity Fund to spark supportive conversations between students and their peers around the ups and downs of life on campus. Launching later this month, the College’s new Peer Wellness Program will provide opportunities for students to engage…

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Setting the Standard: Thorold Auto Parts wins reader’s choice awards

February 18, 2020

In January, Thorold Auto Parts owner Frank Serravalle beamed with pride when he opened up his mail. The auto recycling facility had received plaques celebrating his winning of several readers’ choice awards from the St. Catharines Standard, in 2019. The paper’s readers has named Thorold Auto Parts as the diamond winner in the auto parts…

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GNCC 2020 Pre-Budget Submission to the Government of Ontario

February 11, 2020

Dear Minister Phillips, On behalf of the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce (GNCC) and the 1,500 members of the business community we represent, I would like to offer my thanks for soliciting these pre-budget submissions. Your government has consistently recognized that it is the businesses, non-profit organizations, and the people of Ontario who are responsible…

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Annual Elimination Draw raises over $40,000 for Welland Hospital

February 7, 2020

On January 29, over 225 people gathered to ‘Break the Bank’ at Niagara Health Foundation’s Annual Elimination Draw at the Croatian National Home in Welland. Community partners and attendees helped to raise over $40,000 in support of the Welland Hospital Site of Niagara Health. “Our signature events are crucial fundraisers that support Niagara Health Sites and…

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Pride and momentum focus of Sendzik’s State of the City

February 7, 2020

St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik boasted of a headline featured in the The New York Times during his State of the City address Thursday night. The words “St. Catharines named one of the best places to live in North America” were projected on two large screens for the crowd at Ridley College. It was dated…

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Ontario Receives Recommendations to Help Credit Unions Better Serve Members

February 3, 2020

Recommendations aim to reduce regulatory burden and modernize the credit union sector The Ontario government is reviewing recommendations to help credit unions and caisses populaires better serve their communities. MPP Stan Cho, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance, was at the Meridian Credit Union in Guelph today to announce recommendations to reduce regulatory burden…

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