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Feb 05, 2018, 11:58 ET 10 Ways to Build a Canada that Wins

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - A strong and prosperous Canada depends on business growth, but businesses are grappling with daunting challenges at home and abroad. To help them compete and grow, the...


Dec 06, 2017, 06:00 ET Comeau case highlights larger domestic trade barriers, say Canadian Chamber and CFIB

Supreme Court to hear case about transportation of alcohol across provincial borders this week OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - The Supreme Court of Canada will hear a case this week which could...


Sep 23, 2017, 15:47 ET Time for a genuine consultation on tax changes, says Canadian Chamber

FREDERICTON, Sept. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Members from hundreds of chambers of commerce across Canada were not reassured by Finance Minister Bill Morneau's response to their concerns about the government's ...


Oct 21, 2016, 13:35 ET CETA Stalemate a Serious Setback for Economic Growth, says Canadian Chamber CEO

OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The collapse of talks between Canada and European Union around the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) represents a serious setback for efforts to...


Oct 14, 2014, 10:00 ET To tackle the skills gap, focus on young people

OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - In a report published today, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce argues that closing the skills gap cannot be done without better aligning our education and training...


Sep 29, 2014, 09:47 ET Michael McMullen elected Chair of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Michael McMullen, President, MCM Consulting Ltd., Winnipeg, Manitoba, was elected the 2014-2015 Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Chamber of...


Aug 05, 2014, 15:55 ET Final text brings CETA closer to fruition

OTTAWA, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcomes news that Canada and the European Union have now completed the final text of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement...


Jun 18, 2014, 09:00 ET Canada can be a reliable and secure energy partner for Europe

OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Recent developments in Ukraine and Russia have forced the European Union (EU) to look at diversifying its external energy supplies and upgrading its energy...


May 13, 2014, 15:44 ET Media Advisory - International Trade Day: The future of North American competitiveness

OTTAWA, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual International Trade Day on May 14, 2014. This year, we will discuss what the future may hold for the NAFTA partners....


May 12, 2014, 14:03 ET Canadian businesses need more than trade agreements to succeed internationally

OTTAWA, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - In a report issued today, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce argues that free trade agreements are not enough to reverse Canada's dismal trade performance over the past...


Feb 11, 2014, 16:10 ET Budget initiatives on infrastructure, skills and remote communities will boost Canada's competitiveness

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Today's budget presents the continuity of a plan for economic growth that builds on Canada's economic and fiscal advantages. The measures announced by the government...


Feb 06, 2014, 10:20 ET Canadian Chamber Unveils Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2014

OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce unveiled its Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2014. The Canadian Chamber undertook this initiative two years ago to draw...


Dec 18, 2013, 10:00 ET The success of Canadian business depends on modern and efficient infrastructure

OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - One of the most critical challenges facing Canada is invisible. It's the steady deterioration of the public infrastructure - roads, water mains, sewers, bridges - that...


Dec 17, 2013, 09:00 ET Investing in Aboriginal peoples and communities can pay big dividends for Canadian business

OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - In a report issued today the Canadian Chamber of Commerce sheds light on a number of very successful initiatives currently underway to improve the participation of...


Dec 12, 2013, 10:00 ET 2014 Economic Outlook: Business leaders continue in wait-and-see mode

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - In its 2014-2015 Economic Outlook, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce observes that although Canada continues to recover from the recession better than other countries,...


Dec 05, 2013, 12:21 ET Business calls on provinces to extend to each other the same benefits provided to trading partners: Why are we more open with our trading partners

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - In advance of the annual meeting of the Committee on Internal Trade (CIT), a group of seven Canadian businesses and professional associations calls on Canadian...


Oct 01, 2013, 10:00 ET Richard Payette elected Chair of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

KELOWNA, BC, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Richard Payette, National Firm Development Partner, BDO Canada LLP, Montreal, Quebec, was elected volunteer Chair of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce...


Sep 17, 2013, 10:00 ET What $50 million a day means to Canada

OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada is failing to access world markets for its energy products. In a report released today, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce highlights how Canada's lack of...


Jul 10, 2013, 10:24 ET Trans-Pacific Partnership: A unique opportunity to build on the world's strongest trade partnership

OTTAWA, July 10, 2013 /CNW/ - As Canada, the United States and 10 other countries near the conclusion of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in...


Apr 23, 2013, 13:16 ET Media Advisory - 2013 Canada-Japan Trade Symposium

OTTAWA, April 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce In Japan and Keidanren, is holding a Canada-Japan Trade Symposium on April 25 to...


Apr 10, 2013, 10:00 ET Syncrude President and CEO to chair the Canadian Chamber's new Human Resources Policy Committee

OTTAWA, April 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that Scott Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Syncrude...


Mar 21, 2013, 17:16 ET Ottawa moves to confront skills challenge

OTTAWA, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The measures announced in today's budget are a significant step forward in the federal government's attack on Canada's skills challenge. The Canadian Chamber of...


Feb 20, 2013, 10:00 ET Canadian Chamber offers roadmap to close small business skills gap

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, as part of its ongoing skills initiative, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce unveiled the findings of its Symposium on Skills and Small Business held on November...


Feb 12, 2013, 11:00 ET Canadian Chamber Unveils Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2013

OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce unveiled its Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2013. The Canadian Chamber undertook this initiative last year to draw...


Feb 11, 2013, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Most influential business association to take on the Top 10 barriers to Canadian competitiveness

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, will give a speech on Tuesday, February 12 to discuss a national movement underway that will seek...