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GNCC Announces Winners and Bestowed Award Recipients for 15th Annual Niagara Business Achievement Awards

June 13, 2018

(Niagara) June 13, 2018 – The Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce this year’s winners for the 15th Annual Niagara Business Achievement Awards, presented by Meridian Credit Union. Young Professional Award Sponsored by Bell Krystal Riddell (Essentials Cremation & Burial Services Inc.) Technology & Innovation Award Sponsored by Innovate Niagara Caddle Environmental…

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Career Opportunity: Finance and Membership Coordinator

June 8, 2018

The ideal candidate has a passion for and experience with event/marketing co-ordination, who can provide outstanding customer service, has effective relationship building skills for both internal and external customers. Job Title: Finance and Membership Coordinator Location: St. Catharines Job Type: Full-time Compensation: Salary and incentives based on experience and skills Reports to: President & CEO…

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GNCC Announces Finalists and Bestowed Award Recipients for 15th Annual Niagara Business Achievement Awards

June 4, 2018

(Niagara) June 4, 2018 – The Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce this year’s finalists for the 15th Annual Niagara Business Achievement Awards, presented by Meridian Credit Union. Young Professional Award Sponsored by Bell Erika Navarro (Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority) Krystal Riddell (Essentials Cremation & Burial Services Inc.) Mark Melloni (Urge to…

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GNCC Expresses Disappointment, Alarm at U.S. Steel Tariff Decision

June 1, 2018

Niagara, May 31, 2018 – In a telephone call with reporters this morning, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the United States would be levying tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum imports, beginning at midnight. The GNCC expressed its grave concerns about this policy in March, when it was first announced. Although President…

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GNCC Welcomes Canopy Growth President Mark Zekulin for AGM

April 9, 2018

Niagara, April 9, 2018 – On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce (GNCC) will hold its Annual General Meeting at the Royal Niagara Golf Club. Niagara’s largest business organization will deliver its annual update to its members and the community. The GNCC is pleased to announce that Mark Zekulin, President of…

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Niagara College Believes Ontario Budget Investments Will Produce a Stronger Workforce

March 29, 2018

The Ontario government’s 2018 budget investments will ensure more students have access to college programs that open the door to rewarding and meaningful employment. “The budget delivers some important investments in student success,” said Niagara College president Dan Patterson. “Niagara College graduates are driving the growth of key industries in Niagara, and this will help…

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GNCC Welcomes Business Investment and Municipal Supports but Urges Deficit Caution in Ontario Budget

March 29, 2018

Niagara, March 28, 2018 – The Government of Ontario released its 2018 budget today. The GNCC had previously offered comments from Niagara’s business community at a budget consultation on January 29th with MPP Yvan Baker, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance, and MPP Jim Bradley, St. Catharines. The GNCC also submitted written comments directly…

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Chair Caslin to be joined by Hamilton Mayor and Waterloo Regional Chair at State of the Region Event

March 23, 2018

Niagara, March 22, 2018 – On March 28th, at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Regional Chair Alan Caslin will deliver his annual State of the Region address to an audience of five hundred. The event is presented by PenFinancial Credit Union and Bell, and made possible by the GNCC’s partner organizations, the Lincoln…

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Niagara Health celebrates fifth birthday of St. Catharines Site

March 22, 2018

The opening of Niagara Health’s St. Catharines Site on March 24, 2013, ushered in a new standard of hospital care in Niagara. New and enhanced regional programs were introduced in St. Catharines and at our sites across the region. Thousands of cancer, heart, mental health and other patients now have access to vital healthcare services…

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Mayor of St. Catharines to perform balloon cutting ceremony at Tootzie’s Tune-Up’s fifth year anniversary celebration

March 15, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT The local St. Catharines barber shop, Tootzie’s Tune-up is throwing a party on behalf of their fifth year in business. The event is open to the public, will feature Pig Out catering, offer door prizes, and provide a cash bar. Tootzie’s is a male targeted barber shop located in the heart of…

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Student-driven fundraisers build on two decades of Niagara College’s community philanthropy

March 12, 2018

Many hands are at work to make a difference as NC Event Management students organize a series of fundraisers to support those in need at the College and in the Niagara community. The flagship event for this semester is Soups, Stews & Brews, a food and drink marketplace that is scheduled for March 23 from…

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Local builders finalists for housing excellence awards

February 23, 2018

Three builders from St. Catharines have been recognized as finalists for their work by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) National Awards for Housing Excellence. Rinaldi Homes, Windrush Hill Construction and Silvergate Homes were announced as finalists in the detached homes and whole house renovation categories, joining a prestigious list of builders from across the…

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West Lincoln Appoints New Chief Administrative Officer

February 23, 2018

The Corporation of the Township of West Lincoln is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Beverly Hendry as their new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Ms. Hendry’s appointment is effective Monday, April 9, 2018. Ms. Hendry joins West Lincoln from the City of Oshawa where she has served as the Commissioner of Corporate Services since…

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US tax reform and the impact on cross-border individuals 

February 15, 2018

Doing business in Canada  Opportunities and other considerations  Southern Ontario is more than just beautiful beaches, Niagara Region wineries, the Shaw Festival and the city of Toronto. It is also the gateway – via four Niagara River bridges – for Western New Yorkers to access all of Canada, a country with nearly 35 million people! …

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Walker Environmental and IGRS Partner with Large Industrial Emitters to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

December 22, 2017

Ministers Chris Ballard and Reza Moridi from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) and the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science (MRIS) respectively, along with Parminder Sandhu, Chair of the Green Ontario Fund Board of Directors toured Walker Environmental and announced the first round TargetGHG Stream 1 Industrial Demonstration Program projects today. The…

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