OTTAWA, Sept. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual general meeting (AGM) between September 22 and September 24 in Hamilton, Ontario.
This is a must-attend event that lets members of the chamber network plug into the latest developments, trends and issues that are important to the Canadian business community and set the Canadian Chamber's policy agenda for the upcoming year. This year's discussion will focus on Canada's skills crisis which has been identified as the most important barrier to competitiveness by Canada businesses.
A number of events, including a keynote address by the Hon. Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, and a keynote address by the Hon. Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development are open to press. As part of its Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness initiative, the Canadian Chamber of commerce will also launch a report entitled: Canada's skills crisis: What we heard.
|| - Keynote address by the Hon. Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism
- Keynote address by the Hon. Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development
- Keynote address by Frank O'Dea, celebrated entrepreneur (Second Cup), humanitarian and author
- Launch of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Skills report entitled: Canada's skills crisis: what we heard
|| Saturday, September 22 until Monday, September 24
(refer to program for exact details)
|| Sheraton Hamilton
For more information about the program of the meeting and for details go to www.chamber.ca
SOURCE: CANADIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Émilie S. Potvin
Director, Public Affairs & Media Relations