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Upcoming Events
Event Brock Faculty of Business - MDC Program
May. 15, 2012 - 6:30 PM
Brock MDC - Succession Planning for Business Owners
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Event Business Breakfast Before Nine
May. 16, 2012 - 7:15 AM
Business Breakfast Before Nine
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Event Brock Faculty of Business - MDC Program
May. 30, 2012 - 6:30 PM
Brock MDC - A Deeper Dive Into Motivating and Engaging Employees
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Event GNCC LAUNCH PARTY!
May. 31, 2012 - 5:00 PM
GNCC Launch Party
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Chamber News
CBC Show Returns to Search for Canadian Companies in Need
The producers of CBC's hit show Dragons' Den are looking for Cana...
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Business Leaders Set to Take the Stage to Discuss the State of Business at the Niagara Economic Summit
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2012 (Niagara) - With the Niagara Ec...
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City seeks public input on $50-million spectator facility
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2012 - The City of St. Catharines wa...
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Government of Canada Supports Innovative Technologies to Bring Jobs and Growth To Niagara
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2012 Vineland Station, Ontario - ...
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Your Voice Matters - May 9, 2012
The recent announcements by the Ontario government to close the slots an...
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  • [Regarding the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce] "This is an important step for a better future for Niagara businesses."
    Read More Dave DiFelice, Associate Vice President Canadian Tire Financial Services and Immediate Past Chair of the Chamber.
  • "This represents a very positive and tangible step in the right direction for Niagara, one that supports big-picture and long-term regional thinking while balancing and recognizing local needs."
    Read More Sean Kennedy, Vice President Student & External Relations, Niagara College
  • "I strongly support the evolution of the Niagara chamber network to a stronger, more effective regional platform. At 420,000, we are barely a mid-sized single market and are completely ineffective in our 12 silos. Niagara needs to assert itself ..."
    Read More Phil Ritchie, President Keefer Developments.
  • "As a small business owner I support the creation of a Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce which will bring together all business across the Peninsula and creates one strong voice."
    Read More Monique Charette, Vice President, Business Development, The Burke Group.
  • Business has no boundaries in our global economy of the 21st century. Niagara needs an effective regional chamber of commerce to advocate responsibly on its behalf. The Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce will provide this opportunity ..."
    Read More Al Simpson, Partner Partridge Iggulden and Past Chair of the Chamber
  • "It is the right direction to take as we need to show leadership as a business community. It is time to be proactive to ensure our future in Niagara. I am in full agreement."
    Read More Ted Hoxie, President Beatties Basics
  • "This is the direction... from committees... from our membership and it is the direction our Board has been moving over the past number of years. It is the natural progression for a stronger Niagara and for a stronger business community in Niagara."
    Read More Ian Kowalchuk, Merit Contractors
  • "This is only the first step in a logical and transparent process that very much needs to be undertaken, and soon. The end result, which clearly will be dynamic and ever improving, will be part of an intelligent solution to the sustainable growth..."
    Read More Dr. Andrew W. Panko, PhD., PGeo. Associated Brownfields Inc.
  • ...We see the culmination of this effort as the most pragmatic entity in which to achieve this growth, and also the most fair process, in that it is member non-binding. I believe this will show the Region 'the way'."
    Read More Dr. Andrew W. Panko, PhD., PGeo. Associated Brownfields Inc.
  • "The [Board] decision to pursue ongoing discussions with the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce in order to join the two organizations and to seek membership approval for the same is a significant step in moving... forward."
    Read More Harry Korosis, Managing Partner of Chown Cairns Lawyers LLP
  • "...union will raise the collective voices of... improve networking opportunities for ...and better advocate and represent business to all levels of government; and greatly impact upon Niagara's ability to create a prosperous and sustainable future."
    Read More Harry Korosis, Managing Partner of Chown Cairns Lawyers LLP
  • "I am proud that the St. Catharines - Thorold Chamber of Commerce is leading by example on behalf of business by embracing and promoting a framework of growth in Niagara through co-operation and long term vision."
    Read More Steve Cook, Vice President Credit Bureau Services Canada and Past Chair of the Chamber
  • "If we want to create good paying private sector jobs in Niagara we need to work as one place to do business. The GNCC is the first step in our greater Niagara future."
    Read More Paul Speck, President of Henry of Pelham Estate Winery
  • "Representing nearly 1200 local and regional businesses, the St. Catharines - Thorold Chamber of Commerce Board has taken a strong, progressive and decisive step by moving forward in negotiations to join with the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce...
    Read More Joe Critelli, President Critelli Fine Furniture
  • "...The business community recognizes that a prosperous future here in Niagara will depend on the Chamber representing the interest of business for the benefit of all... for all government to follow in our shared effort...in a global market."
    Read More Joe Critelli, President Critelli Fine Furniture
  • "This is the kind of forward thinking that is needed to boost economic development and work towards attracting & retaining a younger workforce in Niagara."
    Read More Mark Kudreikis, JCI St. Catharines President

 
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